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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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Top Summer Do’s in Riyadh – Photobook Photography Article

Top Summer Do’s in Riyadh Pack your shades and get ready to say hello to summer vibes in Riyadh! Experience the summer months like a real Riyadhi with this ultimate list—how many will you get done before the seasons turn? → Head out for a hike Take a hike to Riyadh’s very own Edge of the World, a stellar tourist spot located 96km northwest of Riyadh along with the Tuwaiq escarpment Balance along the edge of the cliff s for…

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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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Travel Advisories | Destination KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Travel Advisories | Destination KSA Photo by Bondai Quick Reminders for a Stress-Free Saudi Vacation. Enhance your experience and ensure your safety by only traveling with Licensed Tour Guides and  Operators. Here’s a recommended list from the Ministry of Tourism to get you started:   Zahid TravelTel: +966-568043474Web: gozahid.comEmail: gozahid@zahidtravel.com Instagram: gozahid       Palm Land ToursTel: +966-500503998Web: pltksa.comEmail: info@PLTKSA.comInstagram: pltksaRecommended Trips: Jeddah City TourTaif City Tour Cable CarJeddah Yacht Trips   TistahelTel: 920022509Web: Tistahel.saEmail: ginfo@tistahel.comInstagram: tistahelTRIPS: Al Ula…

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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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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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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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Honayda the Human and Brand – Photobook Photography Article

Honayda the Human and Brand ‘Perseverance is key’– Honayda Serafi Honayda Serafi is no stranger to the spotlight, with her eccentric designs having reached international recognition. The Saudi designer has been featured in Forbes Middle East ‘Conquering the Global Fashion Industry’. Having derived from a family of business-like minded people, Honayda began her own journey as an empowered entrepreneur. Being a huge advocate of fashion and business, Honayda implemented traits of her own personality into the brand creating a beautiful…

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Tima Abid’s Spring Summer 2020 Collection at the fashion capital – Photobook Photography Article

Tima Abid’s Spring Summer 2020 Collection at the fashion capital Tima Abid AL- Thagafi Fashion is like a flower, but it must first bloom in the heart to then grow into the mind. Seven years after that tweet, Tima’s SS2020 haute couture collection debuted in full bloom for the first time during Paris Fashion Week. Inspired by Japanese fabrics with flowers and butterflies, a concerto of around 50 sophisticated dresses came fluttering about the runway, wowing spectators with their elegance…

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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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