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Mersal Village in Jeddah – Largest Theme Park in Kingdom

My quest for family entertainment activity led me to so-called largest theme park in kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Jungle Land in Mersal Village Northeast of Jeddah. After some web search, I found out the location of this theme park was a bit odd at outskirts of main city. Thanks to Nokia free navigation app, we reached there without much hassle. Continue reading Mersal Village in Jeddah – Largest Theme Park in Kingdom

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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

Fakieh Aquarium – First of its Kind in Saudi Arabia

Fakieh Aquarium – First of its Kind in Saudi Arabia

Most of people consider Saudi Arabia a conservative state with almost negligible opportunities for enjoyment and fun. Yes, it is true to some extent but still this country has a lot to offer. Often extensive effort of web search “things to do in…” or “sight seeing in…” is required to dig out some recreational activity near one’s area as information is not readily available in this country. Continue reading Fakieh Aquarium – First of its Kind in Saudi Arabia