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Arabian Cuisine

Arabian cuisine forbids pork and alcohol. Only halal food – food that are certified to be clean by Islamic law – are allowed for consumption. Everything the Saudis eat must pass the highest Islamic nutritional standard The Saudis trace back their gustatory customs from the Bedouins, the desert people of the inland. While chicken, rice and dates have become staple...

Retrace the old Arabian caravan routes

What to do in Saudi Arabia

Enjoy watersports Watersports? In Saudi Arabia? Yes! After all, beyond the golden sands of Saudi Arabia lie the endless blue waters of Red Sea and Persian Gulf. The Persian Gulf has several diving sites worth exploring. It is home to 700 marine species such as the dugong, which is often seen grazing along the gulf’s shallow waters. The area is also frequented by...

Rub’ al Khali (The Empty Quarter)

When to go to Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is an arid country where rainfall drops only in coastal areas and desert storms blanket the larger cities in thick dust for weeks. Ground temperature swells to 45 °C (113 °F) during the summer months of May to September, while dropping to as low as 0 °C (32 °F), especially in the highlands, by mid-November to March. Despite the...