Expat blogs in Saudi Arabia

Few resources can build a better picture of life in Saudi Arabia than the expat blogs maintained by already established foreigners. Whether these writers are recounting great challenges, relaying roll-on-the-floor funny encounters, delivering crucial advice and important tips or reaching out to those around them, their insight affords others a unique and personal glimpse into their new community.

Best expat blogs in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah Blog

Jeddah Blog offers a reliable and intelligent source of information about the city of Jeddah. It's full of details about events and activities and is a must-read for expats wanting more information about what's on in the city.

Nationality: British-Pakistani
Jeddah Blog - A Blog About Saudi Arabia

The Harlow Adventure

The adventures of the Harlow family who moved from North Carolina to Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, in 2012. This wonderful blog offers a wealth of information and insights into expat life in this Red Sea port.

Nationality: American
The Harlow Adventure

Under the Abaya

An interesting blog chronicling the ups and downs of an American woman married to a Saudi man and learning to survive while living in Saudi Arabia.

Nationality: American
Under the Abaya - An expat blog about Saudi Arabia

American Bedu

Carol, an American woman married to a Saudi career diplomat, shares her unique experiences as an expat in Saudi Arabia in this informative and insightful blog. A great read for anyone living in or thinking of making a new life in the Kingdom.

Nationality: American

Reflections in the sand

Tania is a Canadian professor married to a Saudi businessman. She shares some of her experiences and observations about life in Saudi, where she has been warmly welcomed by her new extended family. 

 ►Nationality: Canadian

All Writing Saudi

An interesting blog, written in French and English, by a Cameroonian expat woan living in Jeddah. She shares her observations and experiences of life as an expat and as a woman trying to find her place in this Saudi community.

 ►Nationality: Camaroonian
All Writing Saudi - An expat blog about Saudi Arabia