It has been a long time since I’ve been to Bashawat, a thrift store that sells products or items for a really, really low price. Most of the small items(school supplies, party needs, household items)range from 2-10 riyals. The large ones (frying pans, appliances) from 15 onwards. For baking fanatics, you’ll be happy to know… Read More
One of the easiest places to find treat bags fast (but not the cheapest one in town) in Jeddah is in Cake Arts. Treat bags are very useful containers or covers for birthday party treats and favors. Small scale businesses that include small items also use these for packaging accessories, and other small items. I have… Read More
This video shows how amazingly history has met the present (and the future) of Jeddah.
I’ve you’ve recently moved to Jeddah, you may now feel the need to go out, for the sake of your kids. I’ve encountered a lot of moms searching for places to go where their kids could just run, socialize with other kids, have activities, just like in other countries. That’s difficult to achieve in Jeddah… Read More
Gideon is probably known as the one who doubted God’s power by asking many signs from God so he could be sure that it was really God who called him to lead his people to victory. It may have been a sign of weakness for him because he thought of himself as coming from the… Read More
If you look closer you’ll see a very seemingly thin line of birds forming different shapes. How frustrating can it be when your phone camera can’t capture what your eyes can see?!? It was so amazing that I tried so hard to take a shot before the birds disappear in the clouds. So amazing. It… Read More
This is Jeddah’s famous giant bicycle. It has been a very helpful landmark here especially for those who don’t drive. I myself just say “go to the bicycle then I’ll direct you from there”. I’ve heard news recently that there’s a plan to remove it. This photo was taken last week. I guess it’s true.… Read More
In Jeddah, luxury cars are just around the neighborhood. When you go out, it's rare that you won't see one in the streets. This yellow Lamborghini is parked near our house. We often see it when we go out. Yesterday, my husband and son went to the store. Since it was parked, my husband thought… Read More