Living in Saudi Arabia: The Early Years

Following is an excerpt from my upcoming ebook, Living in Saudi Arabia; The Early Years. The Portal Was Open Thursday, February 04, 2010 A few days back I was standing in line in the produce section of LuLu's. There is an area in which you can have your fresh pineapples, peeled and sliced for … [Read more...]

Living In Saudi Arabia: What Should I Bring?

What should I bring with me to Saudi Arabia? When it comes to people wanting tips on moving to Saudi Arabia, this is the number one question that I receive. In this video I answer that question. You may be surprised at the … [Read more...]

Living in Saudi Arabia – Camel Crossing

This is an old photo, but I thought I would share the camel crossing anyway. When I first arrived in Saudi Arabia, I was totally amazed to see camels crossing the roads, or just roaming around in general. Camels are pretty much easy to spot once you leave the city. It's not unusual to find them just … [Read more...]

You Know You’ve Been Living in Saudi Arabia…

I just came across this while editing my eBook Black Chick in Saudi - The Early Years. When I first made the decision to join my husband in Saudi Arabia, like everyone else, I started to do some research. During that time, I came across this piece. I thought it was funny, though at the time, I … [Read more...]

Black American Living in Saudi Arabia

"What is it like for African-Americans in Saudi Arabia?" "How have you been treated?" "As a Black woman how are you accepted?" I frequently receive emails with these types of questions. Too many really. Not in the sense that I mind answering, but in the sense that it's a damn shame we still … [Read more...]

Saudi When it Rains…It Pours.

It's been a while since I've posted. I will update you shortly regarding my happenings. I've been on Repat in the states for the past 5 weeks, and we had a blast. But, in the meantime, I wanted to share this video I took at 2:30 this morning. Because of (1) jetlag and (2) the thunder, I was wide … [Read more...]

I’m Back and Blogging!!

Hello Everyone!!If you're one of the readers who have been reading my blog Black Chick in Saudi from way back, then you know I haven't written in awhile. I even considered abandoning this blog, for a variety of reasons. However, I received yet another email today in which someone was asking whether … [Read more...]

I’m Still Living in Saudi

You may have noticed that I no longer write in this blog, but I'm still here. :)All of my communications regarding Saudi Arabia are on my Facebook page at: And, will continue to be. However, I thought I should write an update to keep the blog alive since … [Read more...]

Wishing U A Fabulous New Year!!

I've written very little in this blog this year. My focus has been on my travel blog since, as someone mentioned, "you're hardly ever there." LOL. All I can say to that is, "don't hate." (JK) But seriously, it wasn't my intention to be gone, it just worked out that way. I had a lot of things to take … [Read more...]

The Big Thanks Makes It Worth It!!

I regularly receive emails from people who are reading my blog and thanking me for putting it out there. However, lately the responses seem to have increased three fold. It really makes me feel good to know that I've actually helped people. When I started my blog, I was selfishly motivated, I … [Read more...]