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…

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…

Starbucks Reserve’s Second Outlet in Riyadh

This is great news for coffee connoisseurs and lovers in Riyadh! Starbucks has recently launched another “Starbucks Reserve” at its Takhassussi Branch in Tafaseel Centre. The second of its kind in the city. View this post on Instagram The Starbucks Reserve Experience – 4 #arab360 #lovinsaudi #saudiimages #sauditourism #lifeinsaudiarabia #riyadh #riyadhguide #riyadhphoto #theceilingchronicles #coffeelovers #coffeetime…

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….

Monster Trucks Crash in Riyadh

Backed by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Entertainment (GAE), the Feld Entertainment Inc. and Live Entertainment have brought the popular live motorsport, Monster Jam, to the Kingdom at the King Fahd International Stadium today, 17th of March 2017. This two-day show is one of the biggest and most celebrated touring shows in the…

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…