Sandstorms, rainstorms and…snowstorms? The weather in Saudi Arabia.

So this week has been a bit cray cray on the weather front, which prompted this post. Thanks, no doubt to global warming (yes Trump you buffoon, its a real thing) we actually had snow in northern Saudi Arabia earlier in the week whilst here in Jeddah we were seeing record highs of humidity for… Continue reading Sandstorms, rainstorms and…snowstorms? The weather in Saudi Arabia.

Escaping and Exploring – travelling at KAUST.

One of the main reasons I agreed to move to KAUST when the offer came up was the opportunity it provided for travel. Basically, being plonked in the centre of the middle east probably means I’m going to have the opportunity to travel to places nearby that I may have not considered had I still… Continue reading Escaping and Exploring – travelling at KAUST.

A weekend trip to Dubai – tackling Jeddah Airport.

As mentioned in an earlier post here we were unable to take any annual leave over Christmas time to go home as we were still within out three month probation period, so rather than staying in an extremely quiet KAUST, we decided to go to Dubai for the weekend. We were lucky enough to be able… Continue reading A weekend trip to Dubai – tackling Jeddah Airport.

My House in KAUST – 1 Bed Townhouse

As promised here, I have managed to get my hands on some floor plans for all the different houses here at KAUST. I will do a different blog post for each one so I hope its useful! Worth noting that you will be allocated your house depending on the size of your family – you… Continue reading My House in KAUST – 1 Bed Townhouse

A short-but-sweet list about Saudi Arabia

For the month of November in addition to committing myself to NaBloPoMo I have also signed up to WordPress’ Writing and Blogging 101 classes. Madness? Maybe. But I’m (possibly naively) thinking that the three work alongside each other quite nicely. The posts I write linked to my writing and blogging prompts can be considered as my daily… Continue reading A short-but-sweet list about Saudi Arabia