Hidden in between the volcanoes of the ?arrat Lunayyir lava field od western Saudi Arabia, is an incredible secret location – the black sand dunes of Saudi Arabia! Harrat Lunayyir means “the lava field of the moon,” and it definitely felt like we were out of this world!
We just got back from visiting the new epicenter of tourism in Saudi Arabia – Al Ula and the Nabatean settlement of Mada’in Saleh. We’ve had loads of people ask about the trip seeking tips and advice, so with that in mind, below is a bit about our trip, including a logistical details for others… Read More »
Instagram is one of the most popular social media channels for people living at KAUST. If you follow some of the more popular hashtags, you’ll find many posts from and about life in our seaside University community: #KAUSTLife – my personal favorite #DestinationKAUST #KAUST Recently, my colleague and collaborator, Marcos Aguilar, suggested that I write… Read More »
Big news out of Saudi! New rules allowing tourist visas from a host of countries, including the US and the UK was launched yesterday. This is a game-changer for travelers who wish to experience Saudi first-hand.