Riyadh’s Diplomatic Quarters

Yesterday I stumbled upon these photos from summer. From back in July, actually! And realized that I had never shared these before on the blog. We had just moved to Riyadh and between setting up the apartment, we would sneak out to explore new places every weekend. One such weekend, we went to Diplomatic Quarters,…

Read my Expat Story!

Hello lovely readers! A few days ago, I got an email from this amazing blogger and sweetest person, Christina! She wanted me to do an Interview Story about being an Expat Mama in Riyadh. Being an Expat herself, living in Kuwait for almost 8 years, she was very interested in Expat Saudi Life and already had some…

Happy 4th to my Shining Boy!

Hello! I have been away from my home and laptop for a couple of weeks (details coming soon). And just logged into my blog to discover lovely messages from some readers and fellow bloggers. And even though I am finding it really hard to get back into the blogging groove after a couple of weeks…

Dinner at PIATTO

These days dining out at a nice restaurant is a rare thing for us cause i feel my kids are not made to be seated quietly in a semi-lit room with lots of knives, fancy china and sharp table corners. They are more of the jumping off the walls, climbing the trees, rolling around the…

Riyadh life and a little family video!

ravelIts been almost a month for us in Riyadh now and we are getting used to the dry dessert environment and the cautious set of rules that govern this part of Middle East. There have a been a few surprises and bummers along the way, like the time when we had to sit on the…

Breakfast at PAUL

Last Saturday, we went down to have a family breakfast at PAUL. To be honest, taking the kids out of the apartment and into the car is such a big deal at times that I am often left wondering if it is worth it? This was one such day where we had to make a…

Making it home …

Its been a couple of weeks for us  now in Riyadh and the days are just passing by in a whirlwind. I was able to unpack most of the boxes in the first week, got the wardrobes in some kind of order. My first priority was to get the kitchen functional, and I did just…

Hello from Riyadh and some Shake Shack!

Hello! Its been a little quiet around here on the blog lately. Thats because we have just moved to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia last week. We are settling down, unpacking boxes, scrubbing the apartment, giving a new home to all our stuff, cherishing our old keepsakes and picking up some new things to add to our…