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Winter clothes, hair dryer. - Aug 28, 2017
Cold weather clothing. Bring a few sweaters for the "winter" months or trips out of country but you won't need them here. - Oct 25, 2014
Ideas about the region, Rosetta Stone, cold-weather gear. - Jun 7, 2012
notions that Oman is like the other Gulf countries. - May 3, 2012
Poor attitude. - Aug 25, 2011
winter jackets - Feb 20, 2011
Winter clothes and what you hear about from Kuwait and Saudi. Oman is tolerant the people are friendly and can be some of the most gracious people you will ever meet. They do have a temper and yes keep the hand gestures especially the one finger wave to a minimum. Things get done when they get done, your sense of urgency is better back in storage. Bid for the position at the U.S. Embassy, wait a few years then test the waters again. - Feb 12, 2010
Heavy clothing. Even the depths of winter is like summer in the Northeastern U.S.But bring at least one sweater or sweatshirt, as malls and offices are air-conditioned to near freezing levels and one coat in case you travel to a temperate zone during the winter. - Jan 21, 2010
Excess clothing. Very few if any closets. - Mar 19, 2009
Winter clothing (lows in the winter are in the mid-sixties Fahrenheit), love of pork products (available on a limited basis through one international supermarket chain only and VERY expensive), and your impatience (things take time in Oman). - Feb 18, 2008