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Posted on May 23, 2014

Taking a Taxi in Saudi Arabia

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If you don’t have a personal car while in Saudi Arabia then your only means of getting around the city will be taxicabs. Like taxi cabs in most cities they are well kept and come with a knowledgeable driver. The downfall to taxi cabs in Saudi Arabia are the endless tricks that they pull on foreigners to make an extra buck. I’ve listed a few tips to get a good handle of taxicab experience here in Saudi Arabia. This may seem like a bizarre topic to discuss but it baffles how easy taxi drivers take advantage of foreigners in the city.
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Posted on August 24, 2013

KEEPING SANE IN SAUDI ARABIA

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It has come to my attention that my blog has happily turned into an informative spot for many people looking to embark the journey to Saudi Arabia. May it be for personal or professional reasons so many lovely readers have contacted me with dozens of emails asking all things and everything about expat life in the Kingdom. For some I have been able to
respond but for the others I promise a response with time.

I thought that I would continue the expat informative posts because the last one was the driving force behind the many emails. I know my perspective is a bit biased and narrow as I am a moderately young (sarcasm) female expat working and living in Saudi. But nonetheless I hope it helps in any way it can.
This second post should appropriately be titled Keeping Cool and by no means referring to the temperature but rather one’s sanity. Here are what and how’s of how I have been able to keep sane in a world so different from where I am from. Enjoy!
 

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Posted on May 30, 2013

Single Saudi Expat Female. Q & A

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I’ve decided to compile a rather lengthy helpful tips list for single-expat women in the KSA. After a few years here I feel that I have gathered quite a reasonable perspective on life here as a single women. In essence I think these tips will benefit all expat women living in the KSA. The reason I geared this to single women is because after meeting so many female expats over the years, it was always clear that many of them had no clue about what the heck is really going on.
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