Tag Archives: Arabic

10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Saudi Arabia


With tourist visas being recently introduced for the first time in Saudi Arabia, the country is slowly opening up to visitors. We’ve compiled a list of ten points that you should remember if you want to make a good impression whilst visiting Saudi Arabia, either for pleasure, business or as a pilgrim. 1. Know why(…)

10 Top Phrases for Your Trip to Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia is a country rich in culture ­– in a land of differences you can find some of the most amazing animals (like the Oryx), as well as houses made from coral in Jeddah on the coast. The hospitality in Saudi Arabia and indeed in most Middle Eastern countries is hard to beat, so(…)

Top 10 Places to Visit in Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia is famous for several reasons.  It is the heart of Islam, home to two of the world’s most important mosques including the destination for numerous pilgrims each year.  The holy cities of Mecca and Medina are fascinating and revered sites; you can only visit them, however, if you are Muslim.  The modern city(…)

6 Things to Expect When Dating Someone from Dubai


When people from different cultures start dating, there are bound to be several cultural differences at the start.  These can be confusing, and can also lead to misunderstandings and upset.  A multicultural relationship is fraught with potential faux pas, and makes it even more nerve-wracking that dating someone of the same culture. As a helpful(…)

Are you using your time effectively?

One of the most frequently heard reasons for not learning a new language is “I haven’t got the time”. That’s something I’ve been saying recently, as the combination of work, work-related activities, personal life and keeping up with family and friends has left me with little free time. But then I started thinking about how(…)

iPhone app mimics mouth

I know a few people who have iPhones, and they seem to be massively addictive, and almost an extension of their arm for many. A new app from the airline Emirates could make the phone an extension of their mouth instead! The free app, iLingual, provides you with useful travel-related phrases in French, Arabic and(…)