In a land best known for its deserts, Sean Mooney finds beehive tombs and royal honey as he navigates Oman's spectacular mountains and caves.
In the Omani desert of Sharqiya Sands, Sean Mooney crosses an ocean of dunes to reach the water.
I'm keen to travel through the Middle East but am concerned about safety.
Hotel beds now come with boasting rights, where the only limit is imagination, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.
Greg Lenthen finds himself airborne in the Empty Quarter.