Al Nakheel (Al Kurnaysh Road, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23413, Makkah Province) — located near the Jeddah Corniche, Al Nakheel captures the spirit of the city. Here, visitors can look out onto the Red Sea as they enjoy quality Levantine cuisine. The restaurant’s speciality is locally caught seafood, which is prepared on the grill and served … Continue reading Al Nakheel
Al-Rashid Mall (Firas Ibn Al Nudur St, Olaya, Al Khobar 31952) – this is a shopping mall located in the west of the Khobar city center (near Dammam, and not far from the road to Bahrain). In existence since 1995, the mall is located on the northern side of the King Abdullah Road opposite where … Continue reading Al-Rashid Mall
CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Jeddah: Al Wefaq Rent a Car: +966 12 643 8030 Avis Rent a Car: +966 12 685 0629 Bin Hadi Car Rental: +966 12 659 1444 Budget Rent a Car: +966 9022 04124 Hanco: +966 12 685 5089 Key Rent a Car: +966 59 333 … Continue reading CAR RENTALS
Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum (Al Madani, Al Andalud, Jeddah) — the nearly 2,500-year old history of the Jeddah area is showcased in this superb museum, which has exhibitions on everything from pre-Islamic history, though pre-modern civilizations, to the rich Islamic cultural heritage of the city. The complex also contains a mosque and the facade of … Continue reading Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum
Al-Balad (Jeddah) – this is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Jeddah. “Al Balad” simply means “the town” in Arabic, and was founded back in the 7th century AD (acting as the region’s sea port). Many of the streets and houses are still the same as ancient times, which makes this a “must see” for … Continue reading Al-Balad
Agave Café (Aster Tahlia, 8th floor, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Street, Al Khalidiyah، Al Khalidiyyah, Jeddah 23421) – located on the eighth floor of an office building, patrons here have the option of smoking hookah, as well as dining on various local and international dishes, while taking in the views of the city and shoreline. … Continue reading Agave Café
Al Faisaliah Center (King Fahd Road, Riyadh) – this is a commercial skyscraper located in the business district of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is the fourth tallest building in Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom Centre, Burj Rafal and Abraj Al Bait.
Saudi Arabia first came into prominence since it’s the source of Islam (one of the world’s major religions). Mohamed (also spelled Muhammad), the prophet of Islam, was born in Mecca circa 570 AD, and started preaching in that town in 610 AD. After migrating to the Arabian town of Medina in 622 AD, he and … Continue reading About Saudi Arabia