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Guide to Hiring a Maid in Saudi Arabia

If you are an expat living in Saudi Arabia and you would like to hire a housemaid, you can do so depending on your occupation as stated in your Iqama. Keep in mind that you will need to coordinate with a recruiting agency to facilitate the hiring of a housemaid. There are many recruiting agencies [...]

Where to Buy Gold in Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is known for its vast and high quality gold reserves. For this reason, gold is sold here at a lower rate than in most other countries, and the fact that the sales tax or VAT is only 5% makes the prospect of buying the precious metal even more appealing! ALSO [...]

Activities You Can Do While Staying at Home

Ever since the pandemic hit, people around the world have been advised to stay at home as much as possible. And although some places have started opening up again — little by little — many of us still prefer to remain indoors, unless going out to buy food, medicine, and other necessities. ALSO READ: Best Places [...]

Best Online Shopping Websites in Saudi Arabia

When it comes to buying groceries, dining in restaurants, updating your wardrobe, or simply hanging out, there are many places that you could go to here in Saudi Arabia. But if you prefer to shop online instead, don’t worry because there are plenty of shopping websites as well! ALSO READ: 17 Places to Visit in Saudi Arabia [...]

places to live for expats

In a previous post,we shared a guide for first-time visitors in Saudi Arabia. Today, we are going to talk more about the places where expats typically live or stay in the Kingdom. There are many great places where you can stay as an expat in Saudi Arabia. There are also different types of accommodations available, depending [...]

philippine schools saudi arabia

In an earlier post, we shared a guide for first-time visitors in Saudi Arabia. We talked about the language, economy, culture, and other things that every newcomer should know. Today, we are going to talk about education… Philippine schools in the Kingdom, to be exact. That’s right! Did you know that there is a quite a [...]

save money saudi arabia

One of the reasons why many expats, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), prefer to work in Saudi Arabia is because of higher salary, as compared to how much they earn in their home country. This enables them to save and send more to their families back home. Speaking of salary, there are many things expats can [...]

List of Holidays in Saudi Arabia this 2020

Despite the pandemic which has severely affected tourism and religious activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country remains to be one of the strongest economies in the region and the rest of Asia. This is because of the numerous expatriates who have decided to work and stay in the country for several months up to [...]

National Commercial Bank Logo

The NCB or National Commercial Bank in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is one of the biggest financial institutions in the area. This bank was established in the year 1953. It was formed from Saudi Arabia’s biggest currency exchange houses. Also Read: List of National Commercial Bank Branches and ATMs in Jeddah NCB’s hard work [...]

Samba Bank Logo

The Saudi American Bank or Samba was established on February 12, 1980. This bank has a combined institution of 66 branches across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The international branches are located in London, Dubai, Qatar and some major cities in Pakistan. Also Read: List of Samba Bank Branches and ATMs in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia This [...]