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…

In The Limelight: Riyadh’s Tallest Skyscraper, Kingdom Centre

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has always been in a flinty horse race with the United Arab Emirates when it comes to the world’s tallest, plushest skyscrapers since the 21st century. As a matter of fact, the former is currently erecting the superstructure on the north side of Jeddah that will surely bury in the…

Top 5 “Free of Charge” Tourist Attractions for Nature Nature Lovers in Riyadh

We, humans, have an intrinsic emotional need to connect with nature (also known as biophilia) and this has been repeatedly proven through researches or reviews such as “Health benefits of urban vegetation and green space: Research roundup”; “Environmental Benefits of Green Space – Project Evergreen”; “Health benefits of green spaces in the living environment: A systematic review of epidemiological…