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Interview with Artist Extraordinaire – Alexandre Benjamin Navet – Photobook Photography Article

Interview with Artist Extraordinaire – Alexandre Benjamin Navet Alexandre Benjamin Navet is the winner of the Grand Prix Design Parade Toulon Van Cleef & Arpels in 2017. The French artist will be exploring the world of flowers for the first time and is bringing plant shapes and dazzling colors into bloom in the window displays Van Cleef & Arpels’ boutiques located in Al Kayyat, Jeddah, and Centria Mall, Riyadh this November. Recreating a sketchbook feel, the project will continue through…

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Detox Dreams Come True | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Detox Dreams Come True | Destination KSA Powerful immunity booster to add to your diet routine. Our friends at @greenswheatgrass, a trusted supplier of wheat-grass juice in Khobar, offered us to try out the nutritious wheat-grass juice that everybody’s raving about and we thought of giving it a try. For starters, wheat-grass packs a heap of nutrients and the health benefits of this natural energy drink are dime a dozen. The promises: detox, weight loss and everything in between, are…

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Rina’s National Day Collection | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Rina’s National Day Collection | Destination KSA To commemorate the 90th Saudi National day, Rina, the popular fashion brand of Saudi, has joined hands with students of Arts & Design College. Rina was established in 2008 as part of the Abdul Karim Saudi Company and has been a hot spot for its timelessness, modern, as well as unique designs that incorporate elements of the past with the present; inspired by the Arab culture and heritage. With multiple branches across the…

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Deezer calls on Saudis to capture the Kingdom’s musical spirit – Photobook Photography Article

Deezer calls on Saudis to capture the Kingdom’s musical spirit Everyone invited to nominate songs to create “Saudi Flow” – the first of its kind user-created playlist for the Kingdom. Saudi Arabia is getting ready to celebrate its 90th National Day! Deezer, the global music streaming service, wants to help people celebrate this important day. The company is launching a special campaign called “Let’s sing for the homeland”. Deezer is inviting all music fans to use a specially designed online…

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Quick Getaway | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Quick Getaway | Destination KSA Short routes to take around the West End. Whether you’re crossing over from the other regions for the ultimate summer run around, or simply want a breathtaking change of scenery, here are mini escapes to get you some sun, sand, and fun. Ride or Fly? Drive from Riyadh and Sharqiya or get on a SAPTCO bus to reach Jeddah. Rent-a-Car outposts are available at airports and bus stations. Saudia, FlyNas, and Flyadeal offer budget seat…

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Quick Getaway | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Quick Getaway | Destination KSA Short routes to take around the West End. Whether you’re crossing over from the other regions for the ultimate summer run around, or simply want a breathtaking change of scenery, here are mini escapes to get you some sun, sand, and fun. Ride or Fly? Drive from Riyadh and Sharqiya or get on a SAPTCO bus to reach Jeddah. Rent-a-Car outposts are available at airports and bus stations. Saudia, FlyNas, and Flyadeal offer budget seat…

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The City in the Clouds – Photobook Photography Article

The City in the Clouds Sourced Photo Saudi Arabia’s unofficial summer capital is a sight to behold. → GETTING THERE Local flight:Saudia, Flydeal, FlyNas Flight duration:Riyadh – Taif (1.5 hours)Jeddah – Taif (30 minutes) By Car:Jeddah – Taif (2 hours)Riyadh – Taif (8 hours) By Bus:Buses are available but will take longer. DID YOU KNOW?Daka Mountain is between 2,500 and 2,900m above sea level. Known as the city of Roses, Taif promises cool weather amidst the summer, charming nature, and…

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The Majestic Views of Abha – Photobook Photography Article

The Majestic Views of Abha RIJAL ALMAA VILLAGE Sourced Photo Saudi Arabia’s Summer Capital.   → GETTING THERE Local flight:Saudia, Flyadeal, FlyNas Flight duration:Riyadh – Abha (1.40 hours)Jeddah – Abha (1.20 hours) By Car:Riyadh – Abha (9.5 hours)Jeddah – Abha (7.5 hours) By Bus:SAPTCO buses are available but will definitely take longer. Perched on the edge of the Sarawat mountain range in the Asir region, the cool highlands of Abha offers breathtaking vistas and thrilling adventures. DID YOU KNOW?Abha is…

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What’s the Hook of Tabuk? – Photobook Photography Article

What’s the Hook of Tabuk? A visit to one of Saudi’s most culturally rich cities. Located in northern Saudi Arabia, Tabuk’s position on the map made it an important stopover for Muslims who are performing the Hajj pilgrimage from Egypt and Syria. The influence of these pilgrims, as well as the Ottomans who controlled this route, is deeply ingrained in the city’s rich culture today. Tabuk can easily be reached by air via the Tabuk Airport. It is a must-visit…

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Jeddah Private Beaches Access | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Jeddah Private Beaches Access | Destination KSA Sourced Photo Access to the private beaches in Jeddah. MO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED 1. Movenpick Resort Al Nawras Jeddah The location of Movenpick Resort Al Nawras is what sets it apart-on an island in the northern Corniche of Jeddah with stunning views of the Red Sea, with great proximity to shopping areas and Jeddah’s center. It is only 15 minutes from the ty center and 10 minutes from the airport. Each villa has a…

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Summer Lovin; Beach Turfin’ | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Summer Lovin; Beach Turfin’ | Destination KSA Sourced Photo Head to the Red Sea coastline around the Kingdom on a sunny day, and be pleasantly surprised by the sensational stretches of sand, stunning shorelines, and pristine beaches. Up & DownThe West Coast Public Beaches 1. Umluj Beach, UMLUJThis white sand beach is also well-known for being the home of dolphins. Take a boat ride and spot do dolphins skipping through the waves: they make for some great photo ops too.…

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Food Trippin’ – Photobook Photography Article

Food Trippin’ One way of learning about Saudi Arabia is through its hearty cuisine, with each region bringing their own flavor to the table. Khamir – Jazan This southern delight is a type of bread that is made from ground corn grains. It is made by kneading the dough and leaving it overnight, then baking in an oven. It pairs with almost any dish or curry. Haneeth – Aseer This meat dish is the golden jewel of Aseer’s cuisine. Haneeth…

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The Pristine Paradise of Umluj – Photobook Photography Article

The Pristine Paradise of Umluj Sourced Photo Your guide on a trip to the Maldives of Saudi Arabia. Located about 150km away from Yanbu, Umluj is a small seaside town of exceptional beauty. It is no wonder that it has been frequently dubbed the “Maldives of Saudi Arabia.” With its pristine beaches, clear waters, and rich biodiversity, Umluj has everything you’d want from a beach getaway, and then some. Here are a few things you can see, do, and eat…

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Saeed Mohammed Al Bassami Company Launches its New Luxury JETOUR Vehicles in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

Saeed Mohammed Al Bassami Company Launches its New Luxury JETOUR Vehicles in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saeed Muhammad Al Bassami Co, the exclusive agent of Jetour vehicles in Saudi Arabia, has announced the launch of their new model SUVs Vehicles, Jetour X70, X70S in the Kingdom last Thursday, July 16th, 2020. The launch ceremony was held at its their newly inaugurated JETOUR showroom on Madinah Road in the city of Jeddah, which was attended by the local Media &…

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The Confirmation was Announced Virtually on July 17 During the 136th Session of the IOC – Photobook Photography Article

The Confirmation was Announced Virtually on July 17 During the 136th Session of the IOC Saudi Ambassador to the United States, HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud, has been confirmed as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Princess Reema tweeted her appreciation, saying that she is “honored to be elected as a member of IOC. Thank you to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, HRH Crown Prince, and @AbdulazizTF for their support. It has been an…

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Saudi Sports for All Federation Presents Step Together, the First Walk-run Event in a Series – Photobook Photography Article

Saudi Sports for All Federation Presents Step Together, the First Walk-run Event in a Series   The event is part of a larger SFA series that will incorporate walking and running drives held over the next few months. Virtual half and full marathon competitions to be completed over 10 days with both individual and community sports group leaderboards. Step Together is the first outdoor event staged by the SFA since the lifting of lockdown measures. The Saudi Sports for All…

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Daghistani Family Baytak Nadeek Rooftop in Mecca goes Viral – Photobook Photography Article

Daghistani Family Baytak Nadeek Rooftop in Mecca goes Viral Enterprising family awarded with sportswear and gear for their exceptional commitment to physical fitness. An enterprising family in Mecca, Nedhal, Nezar, Mohammed, Yasser, and Wesam Daghistani were featured on television stations nationwide for their commitment to physical fitness. Ranging in age from 41-18, the Daghistanis created a rooftop Baytak Nadeek gym space that allowed them all to maintain their fitness regimes during the health crisis. Saudi Sports for All Federation President, HRH Prince…

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OSN Brings you Exciting Arabic Films this July Along with an Eid Special Treat for the Whole Family – Photobook Photography Article

OSN Brings you Exciting Arabic Films this July Along with an Eid Special Treat for the Whole Family Enjoy watching a collection of the best Arabic, Turkish, and Dubbed films with your family this July on OSN. OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, brings you a month of entertainment sure to keep you hooked. With new shows and series added to OSN Yahala Al Oula, OSN Yahala Cinema and OSN Streaming, and a variety of Arabic, as well as English…

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Artemis Fowl | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Artemis Fowl | Destination KSA While it doesn’t quite capture the magic of the books, Disney’s Artemis Fowl is an adequate attempt to usher a beloved franchise into the reel world. Everyone knows that the book is almost always better than the movie, and so it is no surprise that Disney’s Artemis Fowl falls short of expectations. However, what the film lacks in pacing and storytelling, it compensates for in heart and show-stopping visuals that will definitely thrill young audiences,…

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MDLBEAST Freqways Takes 600,000 Passengers Around the World for World Music Day – Photobook Photography Article

MDLBEAST Freqways Takes 600,000 Passengers Around the World for World Music Day On Saturday, 20 June 2020, MDLBEAST Freqways took over half a million ‘flyers’ on a high-class virtual journey across the world. The 12-hour digital music festival recorded over 600,000 attendees, 1.2 million views, and over 4 million engagements across social media channels. A trip that triggered a truly escapist feeling brought together music and culture lovers from various corners of the world, proving that today more than ever,…

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Photography in the Time of Quarantine – Photobook Photography Article

Photography in the Time of Quarantine Photo by Rashed Al Subaie Using only an iPhone and some practice, you can be a professional photographer too. Well, let’s face it: this quarantine hasn’t been that easy. But if there’s a silver lining, it’s that we all collectively now have time that we didn’t before. Have you always wanted to practice a skill that you never had the opportunity to? Do you have a passion that you want to work on? Now’s…

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Amazon Launches Amazon.sa | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Amazon Launches Amazon.sa | Destination KSA Souq.com becomes Amazon.sa in Saudi Arabia Customers in Saudi Arabia can now shop in Arabic and English for millions of local and international products, at great prices, across 34 categories including electronics, apparel, home and kitchen, and grocery. Amazon operates three fulfillment centers and 11 delivery stations with a workforce of more than 1,400 across Saudi Arabia. Amazon today announced the launch of Amazon.sa, a dedicated store for customers in Saudi Arabia that features…

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Hala bil Gamers – The First Arabic Esports Show on Twitter in Partnership with Millenium Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

Hala bil Gamers – The First Arabic Esports Show on Twitter in Partnership with Millenium Arabia The show premiers on June 18 via @Millenium_AR Twitter and gaming platform Millenium Arabia announced today the launch of the first Arabic esports series, Hala bil Gamers “هلا_بالجيمرز#” on the social platform. The weekly series will engage audiences with gaming topics and trends relevant to the Middle East and North Africa region. The first episode will be streamed on June 18. Produced by Millenium…

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Life After Lockdown: Tourism in a Post-pandemic World – Photobook Photography Article

Life After Lockdown: Tourism in a Post-pandemic World COVID-19 is likely to be one of the worst crises to face our world in generations. It has already taken a colossal toll on human lives and the global economy, and as yet there is no clear end in sight. While all sectors have had their share of economic distress, tourism has taken the brunt of the damage. Human movement has all but comes to a standstill as countries attempt to stop…

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The Land of Cream & Pastry – Photobook Photography Article

The Land of Cream & Pastry The gourmet side of Paris. When we were invited by the organizers of the Cream of Europe program in the Middle East to celebrate French cream and its a unique place in pastry and culinary art, we knew they would have to bring us to Paris, famous for its delectable variety of desserts and pastries. We were not disappointed. Here are some of the places where we discovered firsthand the excellence and versatility of…

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Local Sentiments | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Local Sentiments | Destination KSA Top-selling perfumes by local perfumers. Perfumery is becoming a flourishing business nowadays. Local perfumers import essential oils, mix and match till the recipe is created, then send it to Saudi factories for bottling and packaging. Once they’ve received the oils and recipe, factories facilitate approval from the Saudi Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ensuring the safety of use. From whiffs of nostalgia to lingering aromas in memory, perfumes are timeless and personal. Here is a…

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Saudi Streetwear | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Saudi Streetwear | Destination KSA I always aim to be creative by investing my time in art and fashion. – @Zombiekhalid The evolution of cultural expression through fashion. I’m very passionate about streetwear, the design theory is what captivates me rather than the trends. – @byhayaabdullah Streetwear is synonymous with individuality. Emerging from the punk DIY scene, skate culture, and hip-hop, the fashion sense has quickly morphed into an overarching umbrella term referring to clothes emerging not from a particular…

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Spatial Reasons to #STAYHOME – Photobook Photography Article

Spatial Reasons to #STAYHOME The designers behind interiors you love. Admit it, the quarantine has probably had you re-evaluating your living arrangement and sparked a dozen home improvement projects. As we spend more time indoors, we’re all inspired to reinvent our spaces to make more room or simply give it a new flair. Need an interior design consult? We’re bringing the masters of space to you: Small areas lend themselves very well o bold colors, prints, and textures, just as…

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Horror Thriller Underwater Starring Kristen Stewart Release Throughout Saudi Arabia on The 9th January – Photobook Photography Article

Horror Thriller Underwater Starring Kristen Stewart Release Throughout Saudi Arabia on The 9th January A Mysterious threat. An isolated location. Survival is not guaranteed. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 2019 – Gripping horror science fiction film UNDERWATER will be releasing across cinemas in Saudi Arabia on the 9th January.  The non-stop thrill ride sees a crew of aquatic researchers work to get to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean laboratory. But the crew has more than the ocean seabed…

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