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Last month, a senior cleric stated that Saudi women should be dressed modestly, but this does not necessitate wearing the “abaya” — a loose-fitting, full-length robe. Just recently, the same sentiment was expressed by no less than Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman. During an interview with CBS on television, the Saudi Crown Prince said that women [...]

In Saudi Arabia, public transportation consists mostly of buses and taxis. This year, however, things are about to change with the launching of a much-awaited transport mode: trains! The Minister of Transportation and Chairman of the Saudi Railway Organisation (SRO), Nabil Al-Amoudi, has announced that the high-speed “Haramain Express” train will roll out this 2018. With [...]

Previously, we’ve shared about how you can travel via public transportation around Saudi Arabia. While the Kingdom has an extensive public bus network and plenty of taxi cabs, a railway system is also in the works — not only within, but outside the country as well. Recently, a senior transport official has announced that three years [...]

Just there are many awesome places to visit in Saudi Arabia, there are lots of great places to stay in, as well. In fact, more and more hotels are being constructed to accommodate the numerous travellers and tourists that flock to the Kingdom every year. This year alone, almost 60 percent of the country’s current [...]

Previously, we shared about how to apply for a Schengen tourist visa, which enables you to visit several countries in Europe. Today, we are going to talk about how you can obtain a tourist visa and visit one of the biggest and most popular countries in the world: United States of America. The US is [...]

In a previous article, we talked about how to apply for a working visa. Today, on the other hand, we will discuss about getting a tourist visa from Saudi Arabia. In particular, we will present a guide to applying for a Schengen tourist visa, which enables you to visit European countries. Based on the Schengen [...]

Earlier this month, an official stated that Saudi women don’t need to wear abayas or full-length robes, which sends a strong message, coming from a cleric. Recently, another announcement is fast bridging the gender gap in the Kingdom: Saudi women can now register to join the army. Since the announcement was made last week, women in [...]

A senior member of the top clerical body in Saudi Arabia has announced that Saudi women do not need to wear the “abaya.” It is the latest statement amid major reforms that have been taking place in the Kingdom lately. Last September, King Salman made the headlines when he issued a decree allowing women to [...]

Every year, thousands of foreign workers apply for jobs in Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom, with its thriving and progressive economy, offers many opportunities to aspiring job seekers. Indeed, more and more expats keep on coming to live and work here! Upon arriving in Saudi Arabia, you’d be surprised to see many modern buildings, amazing architecture, [...]

Due to the rising cost of living, increase in gas prices, and the introduction of value-added tax (VAT) in Saudi Arabia, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued a royal order to provide monthly allowances for state employees, military personnel, and citizens of the Kingdom. As part major reforms that seek to diversify its [...]