What better way to escape the scorching heat of Riyadh than to go somewhere cold?! Guess where?! To the city of ABHA. For those who say that Saudi Arabia is just a plain hot desert, Abha is an exception. Located more than 900 km southwest of the capital Riyadh, Abha is a favorite summer getaway due to its great location and cool climate throughout the year.


The Quest for Al Baik: Saudi’s Famous Chicken

It was a long overdue plan to visit an Al Baik restaurant. So when branches in Al Kharj finally opened, we didn't miss the chance to give it a try.

Ushaiger Heritage Village

The weather is getting cooler nowadays so I guess it's time to get ready for some weekend roadtrip. How about heading 200 km northwest of Riyadh to see Ushaiger, one of the oldest towns of Najd region?

Ennessi: An Organic Farm in Riyadh

Nowadays, more and more people are opting for organic vegetables and fruits. But what does being organic means? Why do consumers choose organic products despite its higher price compared to normal products find in the supermarket? Here in Riyadh, we got the chance to visit Ennessi farm, an organic farm located in the old Diriyah.

One Sunny Day at Wadi Namar…

If you’re looking for a place to unwind far more different from the usual parks you visit here in Riyadh, then I suggest going to Wadi Namar located in Exit 20. This man-made reservoir is a favorite picnic spot for locals, but recently, more and more expats are visiting the place.

Inside Saudi Aviation Museum

Whether you are an aviation geek, aspiring pilot, plane enthusiast or just curious like me, you will surely have a great time on this museum. Royal Saudi Air Force Museum or Saqr Al Jazira was established in 1999. It displays the development of Royal Saudi Air Force from its establishment in 1920s up to present.

Riyadh Spring Festival 2016

The weather is changing, the flowers are calling and I must go. 🙂 The weather is changing, the flowers are calling and I must go. 🙂 DSC_1291 Who doesn't love flowers? Whenever I see flowers in full bloom it gives me the feeling of tranquility and bliss. So when I learned about the spring festival here in Riyadh, I immediately convinced myself to go and check it out.

Trip to Al Marai Factory & Bakery

Located more than 110 km from the city center is Al Marai, the largest vertically integrated dairy company in the world.

A Glimpse of Princess Nourah University

Wandering the largest university for women in the world is such an opportunity that should never be missed. Although women’s right in Saudi Arabia is limited, it doesn’t mean that they cannot avail of the excellent education that they deserve. The establishment of Princess Nourah University is a breakthrough in women empowerment. Princess Nourah bint Abdul Rahman University (PNU) formerly known as Riyadh University for Women is a public university in Riyadh.

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