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Posted on May 24, 2017

BREW92°

Food

BREW92°BREW92° is where good food and great coffee meet. The relatively new coffee cafe is not one to be missed.  Having gone several times over the months I wanted to share this Jeddah based gem with all of you. For starters the coffee menu is impressive, cold brew, chemex, french press just to name a few methods on how these guys are pouring that black liquid  gold into our mugs. Read more

Posted on March 25, 2017

BABY SHOPPING IN SAUDI ARABIA

Talks

children-shopping-saudiarabiaOne of the most exciting things about expecting a little one is getting ready for it. From nursery decor ideas to wardrobe selections. One thing that Saudi Arabia and most of the Middle East region excel at is retail shopping. You don’t realize the extent of the children retail sector is until you actually start shopping in it. I was happily surprised to find Zara kids, Mango kids and H&M kids amongst the hundreds of shops dedicated to all things children. Read more

Posted on March 24, 2017

Ahwak- A Lebanese Experience

Food

IMG_8844Ahwak, basically means love you in Lebanese arabic. Or that is what I have been told. Anyhow, it’s the name of the Lebanese restaurant found here in Jeddah. After being recommended to it by a few friends we finally went to check it out. To be honest I am not the biggest fan of Lebanese food, there is nothing wrong with it but I find that it is pretty standard. Basically salads, mixed salads and a selection of hummus type dips. The restaurant was surprisingly good.  Read more

Posted on March 22, 2017

FINDING OB/GYN IN SAUDI ARABIA

Talks

obgyn-pregnancy-jeddah Mentioned in an early blog post that one of the most important steps of getting pregnant no matter where you are is finding an ob/gyn to take on your pregnancy. It is so important to have someone that monitors you over the long haul so that they can pinpoint any drastic changes or possible problems in your pregnancy. The problem with being in Saudi Arabia is that even thou the birth rate in the country is very high, the likelihood of finding an ob/gyn is not so high. Many expats are accustomed to their family doctor simply referring them to an ob/gyn with not much hassle. However, here in Saudi Arabia you have to find your own. Read more

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