On the Ledge of “Edge of the World” in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Four years ago, I and three of my friends failed at setting foot on the Edge of the World. This was a predicament that eventually became a blessing in disguise (“A Series of Unfortunate Events“) and where the failed expectations became boosters for our hunger to see the place when the chance presents itself again….

Spontaneity: Driving Around Dammam and Al Khobar with the Bullies

Taking a solo trip has become the trend in traveling over the past few years. Who would not dare try the good reasons behind it such as it forces you to come out outside your comfort zone and tests your independence while giving you time and space to reflect (“Life Lessons From My First Solo…

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 Firday, 01 December 2017, we were blessed…

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…