Oman Defies Expectations
“Oman shouldn’t, according to the cruel logic of the world, exist - but it does, and it’s incredible.” - Anthony Bourdain, world renowned chef and host of culinary and cultural adventure programs. Explore Oman from Anthony Bourdain's perspective and learn more about his impressions of the singularly amazing country.
#2 in the Healthy Nation rankings, Bloomberg's Report on Global Wellness
In the top 32% of countries in the UN’s Human Development Index (HDI)
6th safest country in the world according to the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Global Competitive Index Report
High State of Peace ranking from the Global Peace Index (#68 out of 163; the U.S. is #121)
- #8 in the World Health Organization’s rankings of the World’s Health Systems
- Thinking about an international move? According to money.co.uk, consider Muscat, the 8th best city in the world to which to relocate!
Muscat and More
What’s it like to be in Muscat? According to the UK’s Sunday Times, “historic sites may dominate the centre, but this corner of old Arabia is also lined with beautiful beaches, creating a city where you can spend the morning gazing at arabesque arches and minarets, and the afternoon swimming with majestic turtles in warm waters.”
Things to Do
According to InterNations, the world's largest global expat networking organization, 96% of expats feel safe in the Sultanate, compared with 81% globally. Check out these resources to find your unique community in Oman.
As expatriate residents of Oman, we feel safe and welcomed in this beautiful country where our family continues to enjoy camping, biking, and hiking in the endless natural wonders that the country has to offer.