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Cargo Service from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to anywhere in Pakistan – Photobook Photography Article

Cargo Service from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to anywhere in Pakistan I have now used Shama Pakistan Cargo 4 times and I did not face any issues.Originally Posted on Friday, September 6, 2013:Recently I had to send 30KG dates to someone in Islamabad, Pakistan. DHL, Fedex and Aramex are very expensive and I had not used any other cargo service in Riyadh before thus I did a little research and found out the following: Cargo by Saudi Post Service Type : Normal…

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Software/App: QTranslate v6.7.4 for Windows – Setup/Portable Download – Photobook Photography Article

Software/App: QTranslate v6.7.4 for Windows – Setup/Portable Download In KSA we often come across the need to translate Arabic to English and English to Arabic. If you are on a PC then it can be done using Google Translate https://translate.google.com/ and other such translation services. Yesterday I came across this very handy utility for Windows which makes translation very convenient by providing shortcut keys and popup boxes. This service requires an active internet connection to work.For Example: Just select Arabic…

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My Top 10 of 2019 – Photobook Photography Article

My Top 10 of 2019 With the New Year upon us it’s time for my yearly top 10 travel destinations of the past year. It was another epic year of travel. I spent 103 days traveling outside of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with a few fun weekend trips exploring Saudi thrown into the mix. More on that in a bit. I took 14 separate trips, which for someone who’s terrified of flying is no easy feat. I visited 15…

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German Language Scholarship for Pakistanis in Saudi Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

German Language Scholarship for Pakistanis in Saudi Arabia جرمن زبان کا کورس : German Language Scholarship : Pakistanis residing in Saudi Arabia and aged 22 to 26 years are eligible for German language scholarship at Goethe Institute in cooperation with Pakistani Embassy. Last date to apply is 25 December. Send application to: info@riad.goethe.org https://t.co/XWuOaGemuO German Language Scholarship : Pakistanis residing in Saudi Arabia and aged 22 to 26 years are eligible for German language scholarship at Goethe Institute in cooperation with Pakistani…

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Story of an Arab old man – ProSaudi Blog – Photobook Photography Article

Story of an Arab old man – ProSaudi Blog A 75-year-old man fell down from fatigue on his work place and was transferred to a private hospital in Saudi Arabia, Jeddah. He was given a dose of oxygen to support him for 24 hours. Photo by Mark Karstad from FreeImages After hours when he got better, the doctor prescribed him clear and discharge. He was handed the bill of 600 Saudi Riyals for the oxygen supply he consumed in hospital.…

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Rebranding for ‘soft power’ – examples from the Gulf – Photobook Photography Article

Rebranding for ‘soft power’ – examples from the Gulf Aramco is looking to spend millions on promoting itself (image source: Twosmokingbarrels) Now is a good time to be in the branding business, at least here in the Gulf. A slew of governments and government-owned assets are launching brand campaigns. At the beginning of the month, the UAE government announced that it’d be launching a national competition to create the first brand entity for the UAE – seven Emirati artists from…

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Has the PRCA become MENA’s industry association for communicators? – Photobook Photography Article

I’m going to start this post with me eating my own words, and those words were written in 2016. The London-headquartered Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) had just started its operations in Dubai, and I’d criticized them for not engaging with the local association, the Middle East Public Relations Association, and for not being in tune with what the local market needed. Three years later, I’m happy to say I was wrong. The PRCA MENA chapter has launched a…

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It’s time for some Peri-Peri – All About KSA – Photobook Photography Article

As many of you may know that Nando’s has opened its three branches in a couple of years in Riyadh and fourth one is underway. I would like to say that if you have not tried Nando’s yet then you are missing on to something amazing. If you die for the juicy grilled chicken like we do then you need to visit them. Our love affair with Nando’s started almost six years ago when we first had it in Islamabad,…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Saudi Wedding Album – Photobook Photography Article

SUSIE of ARABIA: Saudi Wedding Album The gorgeous bride and her beautiful mom.  I love this photo! This is a very special and a very long post.  There are more pictures in this post than I have ever published before in a single post.  I’ve shown photos from Saudi weddings before, but never like this.  I hope you will enjoy coming along with me step by step, inside a Saudi wedding that I attended on Valentine’s Day (I know, right?…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Madein Saleh – Photobook Photography Article

SUSIE of ARABIA: Madein Saleh The tombs at Madein Saleh were carved by hand with crude tools into the gigantic sandstone rocks outside of Al Ula, Saudi Arabia.  Some tombs were never completed, but those that were all have one design element in common – above the entry door into the tomb, were stairsteps which were to lead the occupant of the tomb to heaven. Historically this whole area was in a strategic trade route location linking southern Arabia with…

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SUSIE of ARABIA: Winter at Tantora: A Magical Mystical Tour – Photobook Photography Article

SUSIE of ARABIA: Winter at Tantora: A Magical Mystical Tour Winter at Tantora is an incredible event like none other ever before here in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Amidst the stark picturesque beauty of the city of Al Ula, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Winter at Tantora Festival started on December 20th and will run through February 9th.  Each weekend concert over the eight weeks features a different theme high quality entertainment spectacular followed by a magnificent…

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Al Janadriyah Festival 2019 – All About KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Al Janadriyah Festival 2019 – All About KSA Al Janadriyah Festival is the major Heritage & Culture Festival held in the Kingdom. It is an annual event that takes place in outskirts of Riyadh. The event is being held every year since 1985. Normally the festival is scheduled in February every year but this time around it is shifted to December. The festival will run for 3 weeks and will conclude on 9th January 2019. Each year a country is…

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Voices of Arabia Podcast and Susie’s Story Event – Photobook Photography Article

Voices of Arabia Podcast and Susie’s Story Event Aswat: Voices of Arabia is a podcast featuring a variety of interviews of women living in Saudi Arabia.  It was conceived by Robyn, a South African whose home has been Jeddah for the past fifteen years.  Despite having spent so many years in the Magic Kingdom, her knowledge about life outside her compound’s walls was limited – so she decided it was time to make the effort to learn more about the…

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Hajj Package Booking in 2018 – All About KSA – Photobook Photography Article

Hajj Package Booking in 2018 – All About KSA Today first phase for Hajj 2018 booking in Saudi Arabia has started. Unlike past years, the Hajj booking process has been divided into two phases. This is a new and improved process that will facilitate greatly in booking of Hajj packages from Saudi Arabia. This time around, in first phase till 13 July, 2018 people can shortlist different Hajj packages as per their needs. They will also be able to add all…

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Changes | Under the Abaya – Photobook Photography Article

Changes | Under the Abaya Tomorrow marks one year since I posted on this blog.  This month marks 10 years since I first moved to Saudi. Was it a coincidence that I felt the urge to write this evening, or was it my remembering how writing used to help me make sense of my inner world and to relieve certain amounts of stress and anxiety? Either way, I guess it’s time for an update. So much has changed in my…

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What to Pack in your bags for the Hajj 2017 – ProSaudi Blog – Photobook Photography Article

What to Pack in your bags for the Hajj 2017 – ProSaudi Blog Hajj 2017 is coming within coming week. Here is a list of items which you need to pack in your bags before going to Hajj. This list is compiled by Learn-From-Your-Mistakes-Blog. I just re-write that given information for you.   What to Pack if you are going to Hajj – Men & Women Ihram outfits 2 pcs: One to wear on first day and second you may…

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