When considering a move to a new city, there is nothing more useful than hearing real life stories and experiences from other expats who have lived there. We'd love to hear about your expat experiences. Please contact us if you live or have lived in Oman and would like to share your story.


Moving from Kenya to Oman – Read interviews with Kenyan expats living in Oman

Caroline, a Kenyan expat, moved to Oman in 2016 to work in the hospitality sector. She lives in Salalah and loves the friendly people, the similarities between the Omani and Kenyan cultures and the cool autumn khareef season. Read our expat interview with Caroline.Caroline

Moving from South Africa to Oman – Read interviews with South African expats living in Oman

Anika is a South African expat living in Muscat with her husband. She works as a teacher and is enjoying her new life in Oman. Read about her expat experience in Oman.

Moving from Scotland to Oman – Read interviews with Scottish expats living in Oman

Heather is a Scottish expat living in Oman with her husband and German Shepard, Penny. They made the big move to Oman when her husband was offered a permanent position there. It didn’t take much persuasion before Heather agreed to the move. Read about her expat experience in Oman.

Moving from Australia to Oman – Read interviews with Australian expats living in Oman

John is an Australian who moved to Oman with his wife to pursue a job with an oil company. While he finds the lifestyle quite different from home, he has approached life in Oman with a sense of humour and made the most of it. Read about his expat experience in Oman.

Moving from the UK to Oman – Read interviews with British expats living in Oman

Jenny, a British expat living in Oman, paints a lovely picture of Muscat that might have you searching for flights and scouring the job ads. She sheds some light on this Middle Eastern Los Angeles and answers questions about multiple aspects of life in Oman.
OB is a British expat living in Muscat, Oman. She left the UK looking for an ounce of excitement. Despite some culture shock, she found the people to be loving and friendly. Read more in our expat interview with OB to find out some personal insights about Muscat.

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