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Ridiculous Street Signs #20: In Oman, For Payphone Fault, Please Call…

OmanDuring our trip to the Mid- East Gulf States I was hoping to come across one or two ridiculous street signs.

Over the past couple of years, I’ve found strange signs harder to come by. They can be found at any time and just about anywhere but you can’t just make them appear or set out to find them.

While visiting the Sultanate of Oman, I came across what I found to be a strange message in an odd place.  Continue reading Ridiculous Street Signs #20: In Oman, For Payphone Fault, Please Call…

Forget TripAdvisor, How About ToiletAdvisor

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During our recent trip to the Middle East Gulf States, we spent a good portion of our time away visiting Oman.

The country has a lot to offer visitors with many forts & historical sites, natural attractions and more.

One of the destinations that we were most looking forward to visiting was Wadi Shab, sometimes described as the Grand Canyon of Oman. Continue reading Forget TripAdvisor, How About ToiletAdvisor

233,500 points + $1,742.38 + 2 IHG Free Nights= Trip for 3 to Mid-East Gulf States

MIddle East Gulf
image: Google Maps

Back on Christmas Day 2014 I booked a flight to Abu Dhabi during what I’d consider the best flight connection ever.

Kim, Lucas and I recently got back from our trip to the Middle East Gulf States and I wanted to share the details about how we planned the trip along with the costs involved including miles, points and cash (well credit cards…).

Itinerary Planning:

I booked our flight to Abu Dhabi from New York’s JFK for a little over two weeks including travel time. Continue reading 233,500 points + $1,742.38 + 2 IHG Free Nights= Trip for 3 to Mid-East Gulf States