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Posted on February 3, 2015

WHAT IS SADAD?

Expat

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 January 15, 2015

TRADITIONAL YEMENI FOOD IN JEDDAH

Food
Personal biases aside Yemeni food is considered the most authentic Middle Eastern cuisine with dishes dating back centuries. The use of clay pots to cook many of the traditional dishes reflects on accent old recipes. In fact, many well known popular “Saudi” dishes are in fact Yemeni dishes or originate from similar dishes. That being said I have never met an Arab that didn’t like Yemeni food, why? I can’t say, but it may have to do with the basic fact that it is delicious.
Posted on April 27, 2014

HIP-HOP IN SAUDI ARABIA

Talks

Hassane Dennaoui is a name synonymous with the emerging hip-hop scene embracing the Middle East. Known more famously as Big Hass you are sure to come across this guy when discussing the state of hip-hop in the region. A fellow supporter and advocate for regional talent he has been paving the way for all things hip-hop in the Middle East for years. A huge supporter of regional talent he is often found promoting talents from all over the region.

Posted on April 2, 2014

THE FROZEN YOGURT FACTORY

Food
This post is dedicated to the guilt-free treat that will have you forgetting the taste of ice cream. For while I have been having a very tasty relationship with frozen yogurt. I am the first person to try out a new frozen yogurt place, I can happily say that I have tried and tested a majority of the offerings in Jeddah. My love for frozen yogurt is two-fold, first it is undeniably delicious and second it is a healthy alternative.
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