Hail: Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Attention Seeker

Recently, I visited Hail for work-related reasons. It was an accidental trip I may say as my position does not entail going on business trips. It took me a 45-minute plane ride from Riyadh and another hour and a half drive from the airport to get to the plant in the wee hours of the…

Reinforcement Hike on the Camel Trails in Riyadh’s The Back of Beyond

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).” View this post on Instagram Going on a solo hike, which I did last week, was a rejuvenating and spiritual experience, but sharing this endeavor with friends two days ago was more fun. And, got someone to take photos…

Into the Poetic, Barren Landscapes of Al Qiddiya in Riyadh

The Hiker’s Maxim: “Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time (J.K.).” Exactly ten years ago, I hiked the fairly challenging trails of Mt. Batulao—my first ever “concubine”.   View this post on Instagram Out of the couch to work out for tweiqs and plateaus in Al Qiddiya… #unveilsaudi #iblogksa #riyadhsunset…

Riyadh Park Mall: The Excellent Weekend or Weekdays Haven for Riyadhizens

If there is one mall in Riyadh that I would go to for a visual feast, it would be the Riyadh Park Mall. View this post on Instagram #unveilsaudi #iblogksa #riyadhsunset #lovinsaudi #beautifulsaudi #saudiimages #riyadhconnect #riyadhtours #riyadhtrend #whatsnew #riyadh #ksa #shotoniphone #shotoniphone8 #thewanderingfeetandmind #storiesofthewanderingfeetandmind #findingsomethingbeautifuloutofthemundane A post shared by Sonyboy Fugaban (@thewanderingfeetandmind) on Aug 29,…

Glimpses and Magic of Riyadh After Dark

I was driving home on a random evening when the warm, orange glow of sunset and streetlamps knocked on the window frames. Settling in the heart of Al Izdihar District a few years ago, I had grown used to seeing these city and night “scapes” but never did I capture them intentionally until earlier that…

King Abdullah Financial District and its Conference Centre by Night and Day

It is a given that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia do not erect buildings on a mediocre level, especially at the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD). View this post on Instagram #weekendvibes #weekendmood #inthemoodtowrite #storiesofthewanderingfeetandmind #thewanderingfeetandmind #randomplaces #riyadh #riyadhguide #riyadhbloggers #riyadhblogger ##riyadhconnect #riyadhtours #riyadhtourism #lovinsaudi #saudiimages #unveilsaudi #beautifulsaudi A post shared by Sonyboy Fugaban (@thewanderingfeetandmind)…

Brew92° in Riyadh

There is really something about a visually appealing atmosphere and coffee. The taste and aroma of a cup of bean juice get better when served and sipped at Brew92°. View this post on Instagram #coffeetime #coffeeinspiration #brainjuice #beanjuice #caffeine #cupofcoffee #latte #brew92 #brew92cafe #lovinsaudi #riyadhconnect #riyadhtours #riyadhtrend #thewanderingfeetandmind #storiesofthewanderingfeetandmind #whatsnew #riyadh #ksa #shotoniphone A post…

Ocular “Inspection” at Fairmont Riyadh

Yours truly has recently visited one of the high-priced hotels in Riyadh, Fairmont, and “is” truly impressed with its stunning ambiance. View this post on Instagram “The Ceiling Chronicles” #storiesofthewanderingfeetandmind #thewanderingfeetandmind #randomplaces #riyadh #riyadhguide #riyadhbloggers #riyadhblogger ##riyadhconnect #riyadhtours #riyadhtourism #lovinsaudi #fairmonthotel #interiordesign #ceilingdesign #ceiling #ceilinglight #5starhotel A post shared by Sonyboy Fugaban (@thewanderingfeetandmind) on Jul…

Moments of Happiness Out of the Blue

I was driving around Exit 5 for some personal errands after work earlier when I noticed the tempting view of the yellowish, orangy sky plus the intriguing cloud figure of a phoenix rising not too far from where I was positioned. View this post on Instagram 1. The white phoenix in my book has risen…

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…