Prank Calling a Saudi Cupcake Store

Due to the many nationalities that we have in Saudi Arabia, it is not uncommon for us to be able to imitate dialects and speaking sounds of other nationalities, so when Sara Smoukahontas (she’s from Finland), the lady that shot to fame for her video What Languages Sound Like to Foreigners, called one of our…
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Saudi Student Stabbed to Death

A graduate Saudi female student Nahed Almanea was stabbed 16 times in broad daylight in England, initial investigation says it’s a hate crime. My condolences to her and her family. The number of Saudi students on scholarships in England particularly is great, so many students that the government stopped sending students there for a while…
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King Abdullah Appoints Women to Shura Council

King Abdullah appointed women to the shura council (advisory council), a historic move in modern day Saudi Arabia, which was founded by King Abdulaziz who is known to have to call himself “brother of Nora”, his sister, a woman he often consulted for her wisdom, and recently had a university built in her name. The…
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Saudi Visual Artist: Saffaa

By @MsSaffaa a visual artist from Saudi Arabia who is currently pursing a degree from the Sydney College of the Arts in Australia (Riyadh Bureau) Damn, this artwork is powerful. Her blog Her facebook page Great artwork and you know me… I always have an appreciation for art

What Saudis Tell Kim Kardashian on Twitter

So I was doing some research of Saudis on Instagram (the popular photo sharing site), and I found this interesting picture of Kim Kardashian and comment by a Saudi… and for all of you guys out there, please read what is under the picture before forgetting what you are looking at the picture for 😉 Of course it…
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When Defeat is Still a Victory

The young Wojdan Shahrkhani became the first Saudi Arabian woman to compete at the Olympic Games, not just in London, but first ever. While she did not win a medal, she did win what is no doubt more than a medal could. All athletes at the Olympics dream of medals, in Wojdan’s case, she won…
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Saudi Women Climbing Mount Everest

Speaking of sports bras and what’s in’em, ten Saudi women are getting ready to climb Mount Everest in an effort to raise awareness of breast cancer. “Destination Mount Everest” is under the patronage of Princess Rema Daughter of Bandar bin Sultan AlSaud, in association with the ministry of education and health. The effort comes after…
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