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10 Tips to Spot an Expat

What is an expat, a traveller, an immigrant… everyone has their own definition of those words, but here are some aspects of our Serial Expat lives which, while they may not define who we are completely, gives you an idea of how we live. If

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Fun Facts #6 – Life in Saudi Arabia

A lot has been written about Makkah; Islam’s Holiest City, but some things you can only find by yourself. And this is what expat life in Saudi Arabia can give you: true insight into a culture that is not well known. Here is what I have discovered about

Expat and Muslim in India

India is notoriously difficult to define or understand, so perhaps more than in other reviews, this piece is a reflection on my experiences rather than an overall judgment of the nation. India is, in theory, a pluralistic, democratic and secular state where the population is

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What to Wear in Jeddah

Everybody knows Saudi Arabia is a very conservative country and we have all seen pictures of Saudi women, clothed from head in toes in black, their eyes the only visible part of their body. Jeddah is supposedly a ‘liberal’ city compared to the capital Riyadh,