“Journey To The Other Side”

“When we let silence wash over, a space is created for vulnerability and the potential to know others in a way that talking could never allow” (B. Zhang, HFO). It was a wintry Thursday night when I and my comrade were cruising our way to one of the badminton courts where we usually compete for…

Top Nine Ceilings of Riyadh

I once read that some of the world’s most glorious sights can only be experienced if you crane your neck. I am very fortunate to have developed that habit when I got to work overseas, here in Riyadh. I can now boastfully asseverate the statement. I could not blame my neck for Saudi Arabia, particularly…

Ten Things to Love About Winter in Riyadh

The days have grown shorter; the nights have gotten longer; the malls have become a haven for sale hunters; the temperature has dropped; and you have lost that motivation to work out. These only mean one thing: winter has completely taken over. While we adore the “hotness” of summer for it facilitates a plethora of outdoor…

Riyadh Park’s Grandeur and Cinemas

In April 2018, KSA marked another milestone with the launch of the first public cinema in the capital city after quite some time. This is, of course, part of the country’s efforts to intensify tourism and further develop the entertainment industry. View this post on Instagram Riyadh Park is currently drawing considerable attention not only…

What My Hometown Taught Me After A Decade Of Distance From It

It was one of those childhood Sundays when my grandmother would ask my father to wake me up for the mass. A few minutes later there I was trying to stand straight while wiping my gound and groping my way to the bathroom, detached from the house, in a foggy morning. Struggle! But the thought…