The culture and festivals in Oman represent a significant part of the background every traveller to the country should review prior to entry. There are some basic pointers pertinent to them, the culture especially, that can help you deal with your trip better. Keeping them in mind can render your stay not only more enjoyable but also infinitely more peaceful, as you shall be able to avoid conflicts with local customs.
First off, Oman is an Islamic country, which means you should be conservative in your dress. Locals are known for being very friendly and respectful, but this behaviour is also dependent on the subject of their interest and how he or she acts and is attired. You have to avoid being too loud in public and you should wear clothing appropriate to the situation and location, i.e. a woman can wear [Read more…]