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protein bars

Make your own protein bars to build muscles safely

While many debate on the advantages and disadvantages of consuming protein shakes, most amateur workout freaks do have apprehensions about indulging in the so-called easy route to bulking up. But, there could be a solution to this in your kitchen – easy to make protein bars – to replace store-bought protein powders. And they’re are economical, too.

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eid holidays

Nine-day Eid holiday bonanza for Oman

The much awaited declaration of the Eid al Fitr holidays has come as a pleasant bonanza for people in Oman. Since the five-day official holiday from May 1 to 5 gets sandwiched between two weekends, people can enjoy a nine-day holiday from April 29 till May 7.

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fountain

Arches of Oman – the hallmark of Shatti al Qurm

When you drive towards the Royal Opera House Muscat, you simply cannot miss the fresh salutation offered to motorists by a 12m high water fountain that spews forth in many creative formations from a towering ogival arch with an aesthetic twist.

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