Matcha Green Tea

The pure green powder is the holy grail of the tea family and contains more antioxidants than our superfoods blueberry and pomegranate, because of a careful harvest. This is the story of the health-giving matcha tea. The roots of this Zen Buddhist tea method is traced all the way back to the Tang Dynasty in…

Energy Cleansing with Sage

Since time of ancient civilizations herbal remedies have been used as scents, flavorings and medicines. The ritual of smudging sage has its roots in Native American tradition, and is today widely used in different cultures and traditions. Spring equinox (also called the March equinox) marks the official spring season, and change of season is a great time…

A Journey from Dusk to dawn

A Journey through Oman’s natural beauty in a mix of lush mountains, desert sunsets, authentic villages and a stunning coastline.

Aleppo Soap, a natural skin remedy

Located at the crossroad of several ancient trade routes, Aleppo is one of the world’s oldest cities with Arab, Turkish, Roman, French and Persian influences that has shaped the cultural heritage. For 4 000 years, Syrian Artisans and Craftsmen have made this natural soap of olive- and laurel oil, and one of the ancient city…

Frankincense, from the heart of Oman

The story of Frankincense is an Arabian Tale. The name derived from the French ‘franc esens’ meaning ‘pure incense’, and has been used for thousands of years due to it’s scent and medical properties. Peaceful Oman is home to finest frankincense, carefully harvested with traditional techniques from the Boswellia Sacra tree. Frankincense is an aromatic…

The road to Mindfulness

One of the most inspiring people bringing mindfulness from East to the West, is Jon Kabat-Zinn, a Ph.D. who is known for his work as a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher, engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. Mindfulness is an eastern knowledge with a western approach, and is at its…

Djerba, a candidate for Unesco World Heritage list

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) have a mission to encourage countries to sign the World Heritage Convention, to ensure protection of their natural and cultural heritage. Today, UNESCO preserves 1073 World Heritage sites in 167 countries. In this writing moment, the national campaign is launched to support Djerba’s candidacy for UNESCO World…

Feng Shui, The Art of Balance

Thousands of years ago, Feng Shui masters were exploring the unseen and mystical dimensions of the Universal energy called Chi, also known as Qi, with the purpose to discover the influence of this energy on humans’ well-being. Feng means wind and shui means water in Chinese, and arises from an ancient poem which reflects upon…

Sharqiya Sands, Oman

Al Sharqiya Sands, also known as Wahiba Sands, was in the very beginning home to the Bedouins of Bani Wahiba Tribe. The name arises from the Arabic word bedu, meaning desert dweller, and about 3000 bedouins from various tribes still live a traditional nomadic life in the constantly moving desert sands. Sharqiya Sands are located…

Arabian Sea, Oman

Arabian Sea does not only stretch it’s coastline 3000 km. It is also known by many names. Going back to the Roman period, it was known as The Erythraean Sea by the Europeans, while the Vedic Indians called it Sindhu Sagar and Bahr al-Arab (Sea of the Arabs) by the arabs. Along the coast you…

Djerbahood, Tunisia

An authentic village with Street Art from artists from diverse cultures. ”When people travel, they want a story, they want to be a part of something” Leila Ben-Gacem

Nizwa, Oman

Arts & Crafts surrounded by Oman’s highest mountains

Saffron, Natures red gold

Saffron has been known for more than 3000 years and is considered as one of the oldest herbs available. With a vibrant color palette, rich flavor and characteristic aroma, it is highly valued not only for gastronomic purposes, but also for therapeutic use. Saffron derives from arabic Zafran from Zarparan, meaning Gold stigma of a…

The Wonder Plant Aloe Vera

Aloe vera may be one of the most widely used and cultivated herbal remedies, thanks to it’s many healing properties, and the usage dates back for centuries. Aloe vera refers to a family of more than 500 species of aloe plants, spread over Africa, the Middle East and various Indian Ocean islands. Aloe vera (botanical name…

The Science of Well-Being, by Yale

In spring 2018, Laurie Santos, Professor in Psychology and Cognitive science, launched a new course at Yale University. The subject was happiness, and “Psychology and the Good Life; What psychological science says about the good life”, was born. Never before at Yale had a course on that kind of science or psychology being taught, and so…

Mother Earth takes a deep breath

The vision for Daily Planet Earth is to handpick and share selected stories, that makes our planet a little bit more happy, each day. And today it goes like this. As explained in the video below, published by European Space Agency, new satellite data shows the drop of Air pollution over North of Italy, from…

Untamed Romania

Caring for nature means caring for ourselves. Untamed Romania is the story of Romania’s magical wilderness and diversity of wild animals, from the Danuba Delta to the Carpathian forests. With one of Europe’s most unique ecosystems, Romania is home to more than half of Europe’s virgin forests, and great care to preserve and protect wildlife…

A scenic route from Muscat to Sur

Discover a land of ever-changing desert dunes, pristine beaches with crystal clear waters, and spectacular mountains. This is the story of Oman.