Tag: travel

Etihad Business Class: a Review

I had the opportunity to be in the business class of Etihad airways. (I know, I told myself not again!) I have no problem with the in flight service but this is my second time to fly that I was stranded for a day. It’s a hassle to be delayed even though they accommodate you

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Year end hike to AL Shifa

A lot of good and not so good things happened in year 2017,..live at the moment, enjoy day by day, count the blessings. See the little things around, appreciate the beauty of nature and embrace the changes. Easy to say yeah? But hey! 2017 is almost over and we’re still here, isn’t that wonderful? Hence,

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Four days Road Trip – in search of Mt. Sinai – the finale- Maqna (Well of Moses)

Day 4 -Monday Sept. 4,2017 From Jeddah to AL Ula (Madain Saleh) to Tabuk, a long four days road trip, 3 hotels, adobo, al baik, lamb mandi to pizza and ice cream, that was awesome! Maqna or Magna is located in Tabuk province. It was known that “Bir Al Saidni” is the well from which

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Four days road trip – in search of Mt. Sinai ( Part 3) Jabal Al Lawz and Gulf of Aqaba

DAY 3 Sunday Sept. 3, 2017 I guess the photo says it all πŸ™‚ Β are we going ahead with this trip? hahahaha Who can say no to madame Rhea! clap your hand and raise your feet πŸ™‚ o la la … Along the way, we have seen a lot of beautiful sceneries that no photos

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Four days road trip – in search of Mt. Sinai – Part 2 The Elephant Rock

DAY 2 Saturday Sept. 2, 2017 I can’t say it was a good night sleep but we woke up early to have a sunrise view at the elephant rock. This photo was taken after a car driven by crazy “young adult” circled around , I guess they were showing off and created a big sand

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Four Days Road Trip – in search of Mt. Sinai – Part 1

Seriously? Yep Four days! I don’t know how we were able to… but here we are alive and kicking πŸ™‚ Β My friend Rhea came from a two months holiday and a day after they arrived, we joined another groups of family to a road trip which we thought will just be an overnight thing, like

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Al baha road trip (part 2)

Al baha is a region in Saudi Arabia nestled between Mecca and Al abha. It is known as the region of 1001 towers,though we have seen several towers, which usually at the top of the mountain, mostly are not protected and inhabited either completely gone or partially ruined.   On our way back home, we

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Dhi Ain Village – the marble village of al Baha KSA (part 1)

  Dhi Ain Village (thi ain ancient village ) it is also known as Aqaba al-Baha. The 400 year old village was not easy to locate, we have to pass through 25 tunnels at 8,200 ft above sea level to get into al- baha. On top of that, due to numerous spellings we can’t google

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