Jeddah | Random Shots

Lately, I’ve been out on Saturday mornings and I got a pretty view of the city in the morning. As usual, I would take some shots mostly while in a…

Life in the Middle of the Desert

My husband’s company had a family day last March and we were not sure if we were still on the right track because—well, look at that photo above. We were…

How To Make Souvenir Mugs

Finally did a video showing the process of how to make a souvenir mug using a mug press machine. I bought a mug press machine January this year for personal…

Durrah, Saudi Arabia

This is the part of Saudi Arabia that many people outside (and even those inside) Jeddah don’t see. If you are living outside Saudi Arabia, you may think that we…

Photography|Arabian Camels

Some camels like walking alone. Some like it in groups. Either way, they all look great. 🙂

Al Ula Heritage Village Re-Opens to Public in 2020

It’s almost holiday and people are thinking of exploring the other parts of Saudi Arabia like Taif, Abha, Al Ula and Madain Saleh. Unfortunately, Al Ula and Madain Saleh are…

Random| Streets, Satchels, and Swimming areas

Jeddah streets have less people before the breaking of the fast during Ramadan (around 6-7pm).😃 It has been a long time since I walked with my family outside because of…

Photography | Black Eye 3-Pack 4G Fisheye Lens

I am not a fan of distorted images (yet?), so when my husband gave me the Black Eye Lens accessories for phones I was honestly clueless on what to do…

Historic Jeddah Center, Saudi Arabia (A UNESCO Heritage Site)

Historic Jeddah Center is one of the major tourist attractions that recently caught the attention of foreigners and locals. Jeddah’s modernization became quick for a decade and people have been…

Jeddah| Khalideyah + Nostalgia

Khalideyah Jeddah seems to have not changed at all. 🙂 When I came here in 1998, Khalideyah used to be one of the few places one could go to for…

Photography | Deserts of Arabia + Taking Photos in a Moving Vehicle

It can be difficult to take photos of something too familiar to you. The wonder of seeing something new for the first time and finding interesting subjects in the view…

Photography | Step Up

Little steps count They get you closer to your destination Don’t ever underestimate the power of a single step

Photography| “Highlights”

I love everything about this photo. We were staying in a hotel in Yanbu and my kids were playing by the window. I was breastfeeding my youngest son near the…

Deeratna KSA: Sand Dunes Adventure

Whenever we travel to Yanbu or Taif, I’d always see sand hills and mountains left and right and I’d often wonder what it would be like to be there. To…

Life in the Middle of the Desert

My husband’s company had a family day last Saturday and we were not sure if we were still on the right track because—well, look at that photo above. We were…

Mammatus Clouds + Life Talk

The days became busy and until now, I am partly clueless of how to train kids, how to give that what’s best, and that is okay because it’s one of the major reasons why I had to devote time to seek God everyday for guidance and strength for the day.

Sadeem Hotel Suites, Taif

I’ve been to Taif less than ten times and I’ve never been to the city center to stay for more than a day. Mainly because most of the time that…

Hajj Holiday 2018 | Isteraha + Shoaibah Beach + Taif

I must say that this year’s Eid Hajj holiday was fully packed with outings. =) Though busy going out, part of it was the much needed break I wanted. We were…

Easily Identify Plants Using Picture This App

How I wish this Picture This app was available when I was in college studying taxonomy. Picture This app helps you identify plants by just taking or uploading a photo.…

The Woman in the Balcony

Standing in the balcony, there she stood looking as far as she could. I was stuck in traffic when I saw this old lady in the second floor of her…

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