One weekend, two countries. Two opposite cities. Abu Dhabi (part 2)

After 36h spent in Oman, I am now sitting on a terrace on the 50th floor of my friend P’s flat in downtown Abu Dhabi, watching the incredible skyline of ultramodern high-rises over the Persian Gulf coastline. It’s 2AM, 34C, in November, miles away from the first wave of cold…


One weekend, two countries. Two opposite cities. Muscat & Abu Dhabi (part 1)

Until a month ago, If you asked me where Oman was, I would have quite possibly pointed somewhere between Kuwait and Bahrain, north of Dubai, probably inland. Despite my traveller reputation, my geographical knowledge of the Persian Gulf was atrocious. If you are curious, I was wrong. Oman occupies a…


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