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Posted on September 24, 2015

FLIGHT TIPS FOR FLYERS

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Travelling is my favourite thing in the whole world. The idea of going somewhere new, experiencing things completely different to my norm gives me an indescribable joy. But that doesn’t mean I enjoy flying just as much. Yes, not all of us are as fortunate as some to occupy first class every time we step on an aircraft.So to ease the pain of the dreaded flight journey, I have listed some tips to make it as enjoyable as possible. Here we go…. Read more

Posted on September 4, 2015

ARAB-FREE HOLIDAY SEARCH

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Being in Saudi has opened my eyes to the reality that people here really like to travel. They may not be jet setters traveling around the world but they definitely like to escape their harsh climates at least yearly.  As many already know ARABS like to do things like other ARABS even when travelling. Meaning they tend to go to places that are highly frequented by other ARABS.
One thing ARABS have in common is that they tend to look for the same things when deciding where to go on vacation; here is a sum up of just that.
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Posted on February 3, 2015

WHAT IS SADAD?

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It never crossed my mind to talk about SADAD cause I figured everyone already knew what it was? Big mistake! I once too was baffled by the term, so commonly used online during purchases. So let me breakdown one of the biggest and most used online banking services found in Saudi Arabia.

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Posted on December 28, 2014

SHISHA IN SAUDI ARABIA

Expat
This is a learners guide to all things shisha. You may know it as hubbly bubbly, hookah, argyle or something else but they are essentially all the same. Lets go through exactly what it is and why we use it. Shisha is one of the most popular social past times in the Middle East. Here in Saudi Arabia it is very common for people to smoke Shisha in cafes and restaurants as well as their homes. The downside to smoking Shisha in Saudi Arabia is it has now been banned in many regions around Saudi Arabia. Yet, Jeddah is a place that is infamously popular for it and it is yet to be prohibited.
Posted on August 13, 2014

EXPLORING TURKEY

Travel
For our summer holiday we opted to revisit a city that we absolutely fell in love with the first time (Istanbul, Turkey). Having been there for a short time before we thought that the city had so much more to offer so we opted for a two-week stay this time around. I love it even more now than ever and think that it’s definitely a place worth revisiting. 
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