There’s no one-size-fits-all rule for settling into expat life in a new country, but here are a few helpful articles and personal stories that may help make your move to Saudi Arabia a little easier.
Pros and Cons of living in Yanuba
The majority of expats who relocate to Saudi Arabia tend to live in the urban hubs of Riyadh or Jeddah. However, if you are looking for an insight into the ups and downs of life in rural Saudi Arabia check out this article on the Pros and Cons of living in Yanuba.
Modern business, the ancient way
Edward Musiak, an Australian expat living in Riyadh, shares his insights about doing business in Saudi Arabia
Religion and worship in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia is a Muslim country governed by a strict interpretation of Sharia law, but the sooner expats accept the reality of it, the smoother the adjustment to expat life in Saudi Arabia
A guide to food shopping in Riyadh
While there are plenty of restaurants and fast food options available for expats living in Riyadh, dining out can become draining after a while. American expat Yasmine Awais shares some Saudi shopping tips
to help you get your hands on the ingredients you need to start cooking at home, as well as an authentic Middle Eastern recipe.
Shipping your pet to Saudi Arabia
Pet relocation expert Rachel Farris says that while pets add another variable to relocation, it is possible to safely and easily move and travel with pets
, anywhere in the world – even a country as daunting as Saudi Arabia.
Moving to Saudi Arabia: expat packing list
Most expats moving to Saudi Arabia will be granted a shipping allowance, but have no idea what to take with them. This handy packing list for Saudi Arabia
is a good place to start.