A'aras al Khaleej Apartment

Address: Main Olaya Street, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Condo
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This condo, located on Main Olaya Street, Riyadh, is near Kingdom Centre Tower, Black Stone, National Museum, and Riyadh Zoo.
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Travel Blogs from Riyadh

Some food situations

A travel blog entry by kingdomkate on Sep 04, 2014

... instant culture. This is so ironic to me, considering the fact that coffee was founded in this region! And I'm an addict, so I want the good stuff here.

After teaching a class of about 30 upper-level students, me and 2 friends went out grocery shopping. It was quite the experience, as we got inside before prayer, shopped, and had to hurry and check out before the doors closed for the next prayer. ...

Long days and night wanderings

A travel blog entry by kingdomkate on Sep 02, 2014

... dealerships to find my way back.

Oh well. I like to walk. It's also really relaxing after a long day at work. Today, some teachers still haven't shown up, and others are sick. I ended up teaching for about 6 hours straight, sooo I need something to help me wind down. I liked both of my classes today though. The first had very high level students, and I got them in a super competitive game of board race. It ...


A travel blog entry by kingdomkate on Sep 01, 2014

... show off in school and get a bit made up. I was also surprised to see some ankles and arms--scandalous! Another norm is wearing shear shirts...I guess as long as they go to the elbow, it's ok. Strange rules.

My students seem to like English. Everyone in my first class said that it was their favorite subject. The levels are varied as of now, so I ave some beginners with intermediate students. ...

Landing and sleeping

A travel blog entry by kingdomkate on Aug 28, 2014

It's been a strange journey from Washington D.C. to Riyadh. The initial flight to Doha seemed ridiculously quick despite the fact that it was about 13 hours long. I just slept, woke up, ate airline food, and passed out again. I had a devout Muslim mother and her son next to me. They seemed a bit uncomfortable having me so close to them, but I was polite as can be. I also made a friend by giving an Indian man sitting across the aisle my toilette. He said I had a great soul. ...

Al Heet Cave

A travel blog entry by poram on Feb 08, 2014

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Al Heet is a town just outside of Riyadh. The cave itself is not one of the tourist attractions you'll find on the internet. All the same it's always amazing finding places that naturally retain a lot of water in this very dry climate. Also, like most places here sadly, it looks like a tourist attraction with all the litter in and around it.