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 24. This man-made reservoir is a favorite picnic spot for locals, but recently, more and more expats are visiting the place.
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.
The 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. Continue reading
The weather is changing, the flowers are calling and I must go. 🙂
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. Continue reading
L’usine breads, 7 Days Croissant, Alyoum Chicken….what do these products have in common?
The answer is…. they are all produced by Al Marai!
Located more than 110 km from the city center is Al Marai, the largest vertically integrated dairy company in the world. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Picnic is one of the favorite past times of families here in Saudi. No wonder parks are everywhere. Whether it’s a paid park like Salam Park, a public park, a playground, a lawn or just under the shady tree, everyone finds his own way of relaxation. Children get a chance to play on its spacious playgrounds while parents are chit chatting with their friends over a cup of gahwa (Arabic coffee).
The opening of “Landmarks Park” in Exit 9 is the newest addition to the many recreational parks in Riyadh.
Last year, I was able to join a travel writing contest sponsored by Two Monkeys Travel Group. It was my first time to write an article. Being a newbie in this field, it was a self- fulfilling experience to see that my work was being published online.
So now that I’m starting my own blog, I would like to present to you, my first-ever writing piece….
Here it goes…
Despite the strict rules and the conservative nature, Riyadh is a place that you will surely love. Continue reading