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Muscat, located on the north of Oman, is a cosmopolitan city: expatriates from all over the world easily mingle with the local population, with a smooth adaptation phase. The capital offers a good quality of life with an ideal environment for expat families.

The economy of Muscat is based on trade, oil and port sectors which can hire professional expats looking for career prospects.

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Muscat, Omans capital city, is a thriving waterfront metropolis, with a population of approximately 1.5 million people. Many expats in Oman settle in Oman, as it is the commercial and government centre of the country. Muscat is a diverse city with lots to offer in terms of shopping, history, culture, and accommodation. If you are relocating to Muscat, heres an overview of housing options in the city, and popular neighbourhoods with expats.

If you are moving to Oman, opening a local bank account is essential to receive payments such as salaries, and to make local purchases. In Oman, there are both local banks and international banks, so you may find that your current bank has branches in Oman, which will be useful.

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Expat In The City

2 years ago

Expat In The City is the much improved version of the older blog. EITC discusses issues that matter to foreign workers in newfound lands, just because information is something that should be shared with everyone else.

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Baby in the Desert

3 years ago

A blog about baby/toddler and Mom related things in Muscat,Oman

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Life outside the M25

3 years ago

Having spent much of my life in the confines of the M25 I am now living and working in the capital city Muscat and plan to share my experience as a city girl truly out of her comfort zone.

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