Riyadh’s Ten Best Places To Watch The Sunset

When I was still working in the Philippines, sunset is no big deal to me. I didn’t feel that strong inclination to chase it up to make my day complete. But when I braved the corporate world in Riyadh five years ago, things changed. I struggled at coping with the kind of life expats have here…

Hollywood Circus invading Riyadh from June 15 to July 14

As you now know, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been drawing shows such as the Monster Jam (“Monster Trucks Crash in Riyadh“) that contribute to the development of the entertainment industry in 2017. This time around, the Kingdom has intensified its efforts in realizing that dream of making the locals and expats of all ages…

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…