Eid Holidays in the United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi and Dubai

This weekend getaway for the Eid Holidays this year began with a 90 km driving speed on the illuminated highway of Al Kharj at exactly 9:30 PM where a scenic overlook of the city spread out like wildfire upon merging into the long stretch of pitch-black highway from Haradh to Al Batha. The latter paved…

Weekly Photo Challenge: One

When it comes to bakeries in Riyadh, there is only one that comes to mind. That is, the Wooden Bakery on Kurais Road in Salah Al Deen Street. This bakery has four specialties: Arabic and European breads, French pastries, Arabic sweets, and, of course, the excellent coffee. But did you know that there is an interesting scuttlebutt…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

Apart from working out, one of the things that inspire me to wake up before 5:00 in the morning is to catch this illuminating view of the mosque’s lights when the sun is in the midst of stealing the light back from the black night. The flickering lights being dispersed by the mosque inveigle my…