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Holidaying in Muscat Oman

Still on the Middle East mini tour, after spending a week in Dubai, we went off to spend a weekend in Muscat, Oman. We have friends over there, so it was nice to catch up and explore the lovely city. Muscat is a beautiful conservative city. It is nothing as fancy as Dubai, but it is worth a visit if you are around the area.

 

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We stayed over at Raddison Blu hotel, which was fab. We were hardly ever in the hotel because we were too busy trying to see the entire city in 48 hours, but the room was dead comfy when we needed it.

Muscat was very warm, it was over 38 degrees most of the time, but not as warm as Dubai. The kids had an amazing time. We visited many child friendly parks, one of them being Funtazmo in Oman Avenues Mall. It is the largest indoor family amusement centre in Oman. There were all sorts of games and rides, to keep the adults and children busy. We had a lovely time there.

 

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It was 1 ride after the other for us. There was no dull moment here at Funtazmo, the kiddies didn’t want to leave. I even got on a few rides myself, screaming my lungs out as usual!

 

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After spending a few hours here at the mall, we visited a few other shopping malls, markets, restaurants and the famous Al Qurum Natural Park (all in 48 hours). We visited the park at night, and got on even more rides with the kids. It was an amazing experience I would never forget.

I was too busy with the rides to remember to take some photos at the Al Qurum Natural Park, but the memories will stay with me forever!

Have you visited Muscat in Oman? Do you have any summer holidays planned? Please sound off in the comments section below. Thanks for reading.

 

 

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Giveaway – Vera Wang Sheer Veil Eau de Parfum 100ml

Happy Sunday folks! I have a giveaway to end this month of July. I am giving away a bottle of Vera Wang Sheer Eau de Parfum to one lucky reader. Could it be you?

 

 

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I am a recovering perfume addict. I use to have over 10 bottles of perfume at any given time, but I have now toned it down to no more than 10 bottles at a time.

I love Vera Wang’s perfumes. I have used most of them, and I think they are great. I sniffed this Sheer Veil the other day, while shopping in the stores, and I thought it would make a great giveaway prize, especially for my fellow perfume fanatics.

It is a very light, delicate scent. Great for the summer months, and can be layered in the winter months for a stronger scent. I also like the packaging. I think it is a chic but simple bottle.

Here is a brief description of the fragrance –

“Vera Wang Sheer Veil is a celebration of sheer femininity that sparkles with a touch of spontaneity, and a mood that illuminates with sparkling clarity and a lightness of heart. The fragrance has a floral fluidity that drapes the skin, revealing rather than concealing – allowing a woman’s radiance to shine though.”

 

Here are the rules of the giveaway –

  1. Follow me on Twitter.
  2. RT this post.
  3. Follow on Instagram.
  4. Leave a comment stating how you like to wear your perfume. Also, give your Twitter name, so I can find you quickly.

 

This giveaway is open to UK residents. You have to be 18+. It ends on 31st July 10pm.

The winner is randomly selected and contacted on Twitter within 24 hours of the giveaway ending. The winner must make contact within a week of winning a competition or another winner would be selected.

Good luck everyone.

 

 

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