The Evolution of Signature Astigin Porma of Saudi OFWs

I’ve never really been drawn to glue my optical organs to my cellphone whenever I’m at the gatehouse before boarding. I do some other things such as looking at the ceiling or to anything that’s visually appealing and connect what I’m feeling to it; engage a seatmate into a conversation (if it’s a friend of…

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…

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…

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…

Chronicles Of A Three-Day Trip to Dubai: The Airport!

On the 15th of July in 2016, I, Onel, and Ren left the quiet morning of Al Izdihar  for a trip to one of the most modernized cities in the world known for its avant-garde architecture, colorful nightlife scene, and ultimate shopping experience: Dubai. Since this is my as well as Onel’s first international travel,…

Street Photography in Dirah

I got into a no blogging phase after my last post (“Calaguas Island Tour’s Day 2: The Time of Our Lives“) on September 12 due to working on some higher priorities so to speak. A few days ago, I tried so hard to get back into blogging after the long pause. It was foiling…I wrote different…

Wadi Namar And Its Hidden Paradise

It’s no secret that yours truly is a licensed nature lover. My social media platforms, full of nature photos, can attest to that. Yesterday, July 5, I was extra cheerful — secretly — knowing that July 6 was declared a public holiday. Since this happens only once a year, like really once a year, an…