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Al Shallal Theme Park – The Best Amusement Park in Jeddah

As I have already mentioned in my previous posts that most of the expats believe that Saudi Arabia is a very conservative Islamic country with negligible or no entertainment opportunities. Yes, it is partially true yet this country offers something for everyone. One just has to dig it out as information is not readily available. My web search for a family fun thing in Jeddah led me to Al Shallal Theme Park. I had been living in Jeddah for more than two years before knowing that this park is somewhere in Jeddah :). Continue reading Al Shallal Theme Park – The Best Amusement Park in Jeddah


Boating in Red Sea Obhur Creek – Saudi Arabia

Luckily, while living in Saudi Arabia, we have always found good neighours – most of them Pakistani, Egyptian or Jordanian. Even family terms were developed with some of them which is quite rare in Saudi Arabia (specially locals, they don’t mix with expats). One of our such neighbour was a Jordanian man with her Syrian wife living next to our apartment. We used to visit each other often. It was his wife’s birthday when he invited us all for a lunch and then to a boating trip in Obhur creek, North of Jeddah. Continue reading Boating