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Not for me

“Not the place for me!”

published 21/07/2012

ProCheap, nice weather


My Husband is Pakistani and his family now live in Saudi, we have been married for almost 10 years and this was my first visit to this country in May 2012. The first thing to note is how difficult it is to get into this country, the reason that I have not been there before is because we have...

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Pro It is a great place to make money!

Cons Very hot and humid weather !

This is my general overview of the place , where I lived for thirteen years. It is about Saudi Arabia. Ofcourse, I was fortunate enough to live with my family . First of all, to be able to go over there , you need a work visa . You cannot visit this place on a visit visa . Other middle east...

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“A totally different Culture”

published 26/03/2005

ProWeather, People, Tax free

ConsNo Booze! Womens rights, nightlife

I think people who have not been to suadi get the idea of some draconian state. Yes, women can't drive, alcohol is illegal, and women have to dress up (cover down to the their ankles and wrists). Restaurants are also partitioned with family and batchelor sections (as are buses). Ther e is no...

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“Arabian Experience”

published 17/05/2004

ProHot, Cheap, Good Living


I have not been to Saudi for almost four years now, but spent the first 12 years of my life there due to my fathers job. I hope this review helps you in your research of Saudi Arabia. There are many expats in Saudi that are working in the health sector in Saudi. I also remeber people from all...

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published 09/07/2000

ProReally hot climate

ConsNot the same as western life, Feel uncomfartable i...

The land of sun, sun and more sun. Saudi Arabia's climate as well you may know is extremely hot and the land is desert. Having been here for 6 mothsn on a work contract, settling down has been hard, rule rules rules is all there is. Being a male was not so bad, but you women out there, be...

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