Category Archives: Expat Life in Saudi Arabia

Bubba Khan

The man standing proudly by his taxi is the sweet caring person I use as driver, Bubba Khan.  He insisted on also taking a picture of me. Bubba Khan’s name is Mohammed Latif Khan.  He came to Saudi Arabia in … Continue reading

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So you want to work in Saudi Arabia?

Working in Saudi Arabia is a challenging and rewarding experience.  The entire process, from leaving your home country, to arriving here and acclimatizing, then eventually to leaving the kingdom, is stressful and tedious. You will be faced with situations you have never … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabian Book Reviews

In preparation to come to the Kingdom and since I have been here, I have read many books on Saudi Arabian history and culture.  The books have helped me to  make sense of the country in which I live. Although … Continue reading

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the Arab Fall

As many of you know, there have been protests and anti-US riots all over the Middle East and the world in reaction to the controversial film which is considered blasphemous to Islam. I received a very concerned email from my … Continue reading

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Spending my 31st Birthday in KSA

August 25th was my 31st birthday.  My housemate arranged for a friend to come over for dinner on Friday the 24th.  She was going to make a roast.  Just before dinner I was called to the friends house to upload … Continue reading

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Pictures

  Left: We had a Canada day celebration at the hospital.  One of the Doctors who is Canadian hosted it.  There were eight of us there, 4 people were originally immigrants from other countries who now have Canadian citizenship.  It … Continue reading

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Happenings…

    One of the larger compounds called Sierra had a party for St. Patrick’s day.  It was a ‘P’ party.  We had to dress up as something that started with the letter P.  I was a penguin, my friends … Continue reading

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