Category Archives: Expat Life

the noodle house jeddah

The Noodle House Jeddah – Restaurant Review

One weekend,¬† I was supposed to go to Tahlia Street in Jeddah so I looked in my “The Entertainer” coupon book for some Asian restaurants and found The Noodle House Jeddah. I looked up a menu and reviews online. I was warned: “delicious but expensive”

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Fun Facts #7

There are some things about living abroad that you can never learn from a book or even from checking for facts online.Expat stories are the way to really get to know about expat life. It can take months, years even, to realize how things really

best restaurants in jeddah

Best Restaurants in Jeddah

Ok that’s always gonna be a very personal choice but in the 2 years I’ve been here, there are a handful of restaurants that I always long to return to and I want to share those with you. Jeddah is full of restaurants of all

jeddah schools

The Problem with Jeddah Schools

Jeddah Schools. I’ve been wanting to write about this topic for a while now. Indeed, it completely baffles me how hard it is to find a children’s school¬†in Jeddah. When we were in Libya just after the revolution in 2012, we were expecting to have