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…

Coffee Pot In The Arab Culture

Arabs have tons of effusive symbols but there is one that kept me intrigued: the coffee pot (dallah in Arabic). The modern dossier says that dallah is a metal pot with a long spout designed specifically for making Arabic coffee. In particular, it is used in the coffee tradition of the Arabian peninsula and it was…

Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top

If there’s one field that I find quite challenging in the science of creating images, it would be aerial photography. This is something I get to do—only—whenever I go on vacation to my homeland (Philippines). This is when I can snap overhead shots of a place on sight through the airplane’s window. The picture, which covers an…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold

“A threshold is a point of entering; that point just before a new beginning—that split-second moment in time, full of anticipation…” (Krista Stevens). One of my most memorable, life enriching at that, travel experiences is visiting the historical village of Ushaiger in the far country side of Riyadh City (“The Doors, Windows, Lamps, and Mud-Built Structures of…