About This Blog, and About Me: Susie of Arabia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is KSA's 2nd largest city and is located on its west coast, right on the Red Sea. I moved here in 2007 with my Saudi hubby. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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Monthly Archives: May 2020
I just love all the houseware shops here in Jeddah – and there are a million of them! Saudi serving style runs on the fancy side, so there is always a lot of offerings in gold and silver with fancy … Continue reading
While prices for many products have risen since we moved here 12 years ago, the price of bread has still remained relatively low. Above is a large flat bread that has black seeds imbedded in it. It’s thick and tasty … Continue reading
I thought the colors of this sunset taken from my rooftop in Jeddah were unusual. To visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH where you’ll find beautiful skies posted by bloggers all over the world. from … Continue reading
I’ve posted many times in the past about the obsession with businesses here in Saudi Arabia the use of the term “VIP” to describe their services. It is so over-used here that its lost all effective meaning. The first photo … Continue reading
This female employee of a large supermarket in Jeddah greeted us at the entrance as she dispersed sweet smelling incense in the area. This post is linked to My Corner of the World. Do check out the other posts from bloggers from … Continue reading
Many products sold during Ramadan are presented in special Ramadan themed packaging, like this beautiful tin box of chocolate covered nuts by Jewels. The blue and gold design is very appealing and I love how the shape of the box … Continue reading
For the monthlong Ramadan period here in Saudi Arabia, grocery stores will usually carve out an area for special Ramadan treats and sweets. It is a time when families generally get together to break the day’s fast at sunset. The … Continue reading
Wishing my Muslim friends and families around the world a wonderful Eid Mubarak! from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/eid-mubarak-from-saudi-arabia.html
One of the modern highrise buildings dotting the city of Jeddah’s landscape. To visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH where you’ll find beautiful skies posted by bloggers all over the world. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/05/modern-jeddah-highrise.html