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

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


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