When Time Finally Became Human For A Moment In Egypt!

The second day marked the big day of our trip. The Nile River is indeed an essential and surviving remain of Egypt’s old world but the private tour to the Pyramids would still be the highlight. The sunrise on that Saturday morning on the 18th of November heralded a favorable day for a desert tour….

Serendipity on the Road and a Frolic on Ras Tanura Beach

“Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever” (GOT). It was the onset of winter. The barren wasteland sparkled like a fresh haystack in the wintry sun. The skies were turning dark and gloomy at Al Siddiq, Al Faisaliyah, but on that day, the first of December 2017, we…

Giving You A Million Reasons To Love and Travel To Riyadh

Since the day I started exploring Riyadh’s nature and architectural wonders, the interest in learning about and seeing more of them did not wane. Riyadh has redefined my idea of what a modern Muslim city in the desert looks like: unique, stylish, and relevant. Over the years, it has proven its worth as one of…

It’s “Juice Time” in Riyadh!

“Beat the heat” is probably the most common idiom that could be heard or read during summer. Swimming at the beach and/or eating something cold and sweet are the most common poecilonyms of it. Summer days in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as to other countries in the Middle East are longer, more…

35 Songs That Summon The Traveler’s Spirit

I was once asked by a friend in college, during one of our weekend getaways, why I always bring a music player with me. I failed to explain well. This is what inspired me to write this post because I now have a concrete answer: because of the melophile’s blood transfused to me in the…

Take a peek at Riyadh’s New Tourism Gem: The Hidden Canyon #VantagePoint

A week ago, the leader of expat bloggers in Riyadh, The Pink Tarha, posted this newly discovered nature spot in Al Dulum called “The Hidden Canyon” 130 kilometers from the capital city. Weekend sightseers, Filipino expats in particular, have been buzzing around the place since. I and a friend were fortunate to have been invited by Sir Joel…