Get Your Theme Party Started!


An excellent place to get kitted out for a costume party.

The Kingdom of Costumes is an online store that has an extensive range of fancy dresses, masks, and accessories, as well as full character outfits from Harry Potter to Superman. We spoke to Filwa Ahejailan, the girl behind the store and asked her a few questions.

1. Tell us about the ‘Kingdom of Costumes’. How did you think of starting it and what was the inspiration behind it?
I got the idea to start the Kingdom of Costumes after organizing an amazing Alice in Wonderland themed party in 2013 for my sister’s birthday. Everyone was amazed by the details and design and I then realized how passionate I was for costumes and characters. I also noticed that there was a shortage of good quality costumes in Riyadh and that everything had to be ordered from abroad which took a while.

The fancy dress shops in Riyadh mainly focus on party supplies and costumes for children. I decided to launch an online fancy dress store with a variety of costumes and accessories for all ages. It is actually the first online costume shop in the Kingdom, and the second in the Middle-East (after UAE). 

When I first started it in 2013, the launch created a hype in Riyadh and Khobar, and our customers told us how the store had made them more excited to throw fancy dress parties. It was really exciting to cause such a trend. Interestingly, people were also inspired by the concept and started running their own Instagram businesses and costume shops. However, it was really exciting being the monopoly in the Riyadh market for a while. 

2. What were the challenges that you faced?

The challenges I have faced in this business are endless! They vary from technical problems, shipping and logistics complications to manufacturing defects to issues with customers.
For example, it is unfortunate that the shortcomings of some shipping companies have affected the business’s reputation, causing the loss of valuable customers, such as delays and orders being delivered to the wrong customer.
Another issue we have been facing is the challenges of e-commerce itself because after launching the website in November 2013, to my surprise, many customers expressed that they’ve never ordered anything online before and were not used to the concept of online shopping. Even though thousands of dollars and hours were spent on building such a detailed and clear website, many customers still wanted us to send them all the images on WhatsApp, because they are used to this way with Instagram home businesses, which was very time consuming and almost impossible for us to do since we carry at least 5000 products on the website.
Offering the “cash on delivery” option has caused a few hurdles as some customers feel no obligation to receive the shipment even after it has reached their city, and this way we end up baring double the shipping costs as these customers completely disregard the imposed late cancellation fee.
Honestly, I have thought of giving up the business many times due to the stress that it brings but just knowing that it’s bringing joy and excitement to children and adults is a very rewarding feeling, so such motivation and positive reviews are what kept me going, perseverance is key!

3. What is your personal favorite costume and why?
My personal favorite is the mermaid tail as it has a magical and fun concept.
As for people’s choicemy female customers adore the angel wings, and most people love the crazy contact lenses. What’s trending now is the costume from the TV show Money Heist (La Casa Del Papel).

4. Do you have any funny stories to share about your costumes?

There are a few funny stories, especially when dealing with a few customers! It is also interesting seeing the random choices of costumes that people request, and the random party themes that go on.

The humor of some of the costumes we carry in stock are in itself a funny story!

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Community, Events & Happenings

King Khalid Award 2018 Winners Announced


His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Khalid Bin Abdul Aziz- The Prince of Asir region and Chairman of King Khalid Award committee, announced the names of the award 2018 winners in its three branches: “ Development Partners”, “Nonprofit Excellence” and “Responsible Competitiveness” in a special press conference held at King Khalid Foundation headquarters in Riyadh.

In his speech on this occasion, Prince Faisal bin Khalid said that King Khalid Foundation embraced prosperity by activating the role of the development partners, as well as empower them through social investment and building capabilities to ensure the emergence of a Saudi community with equal opportunities, and where its organizations and individuals seek an effective contribution in building it. Based on this principle, King Khalid Award emerged, with its three branches,  as one of the interactions in line with Vision 2030 through social initiatives and national nonprofit private enterprises and enable them to adopt the best practices of sustainable development work making it  able to continue realizing of  achievements and continue to support the development of our beloved country.

  • “Alhasalah” initiative gets first place for “Partners of Development” branch

Prince Faisal bin Khalid during the press conference announced the winning of “Alhasalah” initiative by its founder Saad Al Hamoudi, the first place of King Khalid Development Partners Award, the winning was determined by a mass e-mail voting mechanism through  the King Khalid Foundation website, where the initiative  got 42% of total votes received for the final three initiatives award finalists. The initiative launched in 2009  aiming to raise awareness towards money management in terms of consuming, savings and investing.

  • “Adam’s Campaign” and “My Book Club” initiatives came 2nd and 3rd

“Adam Campaign” initiative by Shahid Al Miqbil came second and got  29% of the total votes received. The initiative launched in 2014, as an educational awareness campaign targeting the community in general and the young people, in particular, and aiming to reduce the frequency of racism and reduce the extreme practices in order  to create an inclusive and peaceful society.

While “My book club” initiative by its founder Owaied Alsubaie came third and got 27% votes of the total votes received. The initiative is a voluntary initiative that was launched in 2013 and aims to build a knowledgeable and educated society through spreading culture of reading for all members of society of all ages. The total value of the Development Partners Award for three initiatives amounted a half million Saudi riyal, where the first place winner will get SR. 250,000, and the second place winner will get SR. 150,000, and the winner of the third place will get SR. 100,000.

  • Nonprofit Excellence Award” goes to “Alkawthar Health Charity”  in Asir,  and the family development association” in Almadinah Almonawarah “Osrati” and “The First Charitable Women’s Association in Jeddah”.

HRH Prince Faisal also announced the names of the winning associations in “Nonprofit  Excellence Award”, which is  awarded to nonprofit organizations registered with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, this branch of the Award focuses on improving managerial performance of nonprofits in the Kingdom to be reflected positively on the quality of services provided to their beneficiaries. The first place was achieved by “Al-Kawther Health Charity”  for its excellence in modern management practices and clarity of the Organization’s strategy and integrated management systems for the Board of Directors and corporate governance regulations, in addition, the amount of SR. 500,000. While the family development association (Osrati” in Almadinah Almonawarah came second in view of its excellence in administrative work and the best employment of technology, as well as adopting a clear vision in measuring performance included a plan for comprehensive indicators measuring various aspects of performance, and got SR. 300,000. Meanwhile, “The First Women’s Charitable Association in Jeddah” came third in recognition of its excellence of its  strategic objectives that reflect its  mission and vision clearly, as well as for the diversity in the ages of the Board of Directors members, and of the administrative management of the human resources through  motivational programs for staff development, and received the amount of SR. 200,000.

  • “Responsible Competitiveness” award goes to Saudi Huawei Company,  “The National Petrochemical Industrial Company (NATPET) and United Doctors Hospital.

While the first-place award for the “Responsible Competitiveness” branch went to “Saudi Huawei Company”, and  “The National Petrochemical Industrial Company (NATPET) came second and “United Doctors Hospital “ came third.

This Award is granted to the entities excellent in the field of sustainability, where it aims to encourage private entities to adopt leading practices in the area of responsible competitiveness, to activate the role of the private sector in the development of the society.



Building a Talent Pool for Future Local Recruitment


InterContinental Riyadh Hotel partners with International Technical Female College at Al Kharj to drive the Saudi talent development.

As Saudi Arabia celebrated the 88th National day, InterContinental Riyadh hotel, part of InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the leading hotel companies in the world and the largest hotel
operator in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed a partnership agreement with International Technical
Female College, Al-Kharj. The overall aim of the partnership is to create a pipeline of trained, motivated people to work in the hospitality industry by investing early in developing their skills by providing knowledge, experience and job opportunities for graduating students with different majors.

To begin with, InterContinental Riyadh will offer work experience placements in different sections for the final year semester students. In addition, the hotel will work closely with the College to extend job
opportunities through IHG Academy program and extend industrial visits of students to familiarize them to the hospitality industry.

Tariq Dowidar, Area General Manager quoted “The IHG Academy enables us to build our own talent pool for future local recruitment to support Saudi Arabia Vision 2030. It enables hotel employees to get involved in areas outside their usual remit allowing them to broaden and develop new skills. Finally, it provides the framework to give something back to the community in which we operate”

At the partnership agreement signing ceremony IHG was represented by; Bastien Blanc, Vice President of Operations – IHG, Michael Wierling, Senior Manager HR IHG IMEA, Tariq Dowidar, Area General
Manager, Mohamed Aleemuddin, Area Director of Organization and Development, Ibrahim Al Malki, HR Manager and the Laureate College for Ladies Al Kharj was represented by Dr. Deborah J. Johnson-Camarena, The Dean of the International Technical Female College at Al-Kharj. Mr. Saad Al Qahtani was also present at the ceremony representing the Saudi Commission for Tourism & Hospitality.


Community, Events & Happenings

Glowork Women’s Career Fair: A Step Ahead 2018


A Step Ahead 2018 is the largest employment fair for women, with the participation of more than 80 local and international companies.

The 6th edition of the Saudi-based Glowork has kickstarted its annual fair today at AlFaisaliah Hotel in Prince Sultan Hall.

Titled ‘A Step Ahead’ Glowork, the largest women’s employment and recruitment related event in the Middle East, is endorsed by the Human Resources Development Fund.

The three-day event features more than 80 leading local, regional and international companies that will have booths offering female job seekers and university students advice on their future career paths as well as conducting interviews for currently available job opportunities. A Step Ahead 2017 Career Fair saw the participation of 84 companies and attracted 40,000 attendees, and 45 workshops were hosted.

This year’s agenda includes influential speakers from various companies in MENA  including  Paul Turner Regional Director at Havas, Saudamini Dubey Managing Director at Accenture Digital Middle East and Turkey, Ghalia AlSukait Assistant Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble, Eng. Aseel AlHamad Board Member at SAMF, Julie Leblan CEO and Founder of My List, Dr. Moudhi Aljamea (PhD Computer Security) at CEH Security Strategies and President, Entrepreneurship & incubator at IAU, Elias Khalil Managing Director at Lilly Saudi Arabia, Cor Noltee Design Thinker at Cornoltee, Reema Alharbi Benefits & Events Section Manager with the HR Services team at STC, Majed Alkhurayef Acting VP and Head of the Recruitment Department at Riyad Bank, Saeed Alharbi (Assoc CIPD)  GM of HR at Olayan Financing Company, Mounia Hadjidj Head of HR at Sephora Middle East, Nihad Shelbaya Public and Government Affairs Manager at ExxonMobil.


About A Step AheadAbout Glowork®
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Saudi Arabia’s leading career exhibition and forum – A Step Ahead – is an initiative launched by Glowork in 2013 as part of the services and work diversification and employment enhancement for women.  With the participation of more than 91 leading local and multinational companies and in cooperation with the Ministry of Labor and the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF), A Step Ahead is a platform that develops job diversification and skills development and enhancement for women.  Held annually, each of the exhibitions in Riyadh, Dammam, and Jeddah attracts more than 60,000 visitors. The exhibition also opens the doors for 300 top female education achievers in the Saudi universities to attend a unique two-day forum bringing together leaders in various fields within the business and academic sectors. The exhibition also includes 15 key workshops designed for the benefit of job seekers and covering subjects ranging from CV writing to job requirement training to communications development, with more than 1,300 participants attending. Previous a Step Ahead exhibitions in Riyadh resulted in immediate hires of 10 percent of the job candidates, a resounding confirmation of the success of the strategy adopted by Glowork for the development of women’s employment in the region.

Glowork was founded in 2011 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by Khalid AlKhudair, Founder and CEO. Since then, Glowork has grown from 3 to 63 employees and is currently is a Private-Public company. In effect, Glowork is a website that aims to bring empowerment to females across the region. It is for all women of all nationalities that work in Saudi Arabia. Females in the Gulf can also apply to jobs in Saudi Arabia. Glowork is the first dedicated organization in Saudi Arabia where its online portal is a platform that links female job seekers with employers. It also has a system that allows women to work virtually from home, which has helped create opportunities for them in rural areas. Currently, the website carries a database of more than 1.2 million CVs of highly qualified women and 159 companies who are committed to recruiting from this pool. Glowork also has an offline headhunting arm, which conducts the filtering, screening, interviewing and mentoring for Saudi females, as well as operating the largest female career fair in the Middle East. Alongside that, Glowork initiates key programs that are career development and job creation centric including workshop training and career counseling.  Working in cooperation with Ministry of Labor and the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF), Glowork opens opportunities of collaboration and support linking the private sector with opportunities of job development and candidate development to support women’s employment. To date, by establishing partnerships with both Saudi and international corporations, Glowork has helped more than 26,000 women find jobs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including jobs for women with special needs, which is a significant step toward promoting another level of inclusion.



Mexican Gastronomic Indulgence at the InterContinental Riyadh Hotel


A week-long Mexican food festival featuring mouth-watering cuisine amid a backdrop of special ambience created to showcase the North American culture.

The event was inaugurated by the Mexican ambassador Alfredo Miranda at the InterContinental Riyadh Hotel. The ambassador pointed out that the cuisine is central to the cultural identity of whole communities that practice and transmit it from generation to generation. The Mexican cuisine has also said to have attained the status of Humanity’s ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ by UNESCO in 2010.

Ambassador Miranda said that the guests will have an opportunity not only to taste the authentic Mexican cuisine but also to admire Mexican handicrafts, photos from a collection and enjoy live music from a Mexican Folkloric band, during the Festival. Tariq Dowidar, Area General Manager for IHG Government Hotels and General Manager InterContinental Riyadh, and Eduardo Perez, a prominent Mexican chef and TV show host, who has flown to Riyadh for preparing authentic cuisine, also addressed the press conference. A baggage full of authentic ingredients, including spices, has been brought to Riyadh and will be used to prepare the whole range of Mexican dishes, salads, and sauces.

Guests can enjoy an unlimited selection of traditional Mexican starters, main courses, side dishes and desserts, soft drinks, and selected juices and traditional flavored water.

The festival is ongoing until September 22 and is open to guests from 7:00 pm to 11.30 pm daily.

Location: Al Bustan Restaurant (See map)

About InterContinental Riyadh

The InterContinental Riyadh is a luxury hotel with a nine-hole Golf course in the heart of Riyadh. Guests staying in or visiting the InterContinental have the option to walk around the 40 hectares of exotic green grounds and relax in the lap of nature. The hotel, which underwent a massive renovation recently, one of the key highlight is the Palms Fitness Centre, sets a new benchmark in the fitness world. The state-of-the-art fitness center opens 24 hours. The hotel also has 13 fully-equipped meeting and event rooms including the stunning Buraidah Hall with a capacity to accommodate more than 1,500 guests or delegates for the conference.



An Eid Gift Guide for Everyone on Your List

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By Nouf AlMuhaya

Eid al-Adha is right around the corner, and that means 1) more cash 2) more impulsive trips to the mall, and getting gifts has to be the most dreadful part of birthdays, Eid, and whatever reason you have to celebrate, but what makes it less agonizing is the –slightly cheesy- thought that you’re bound to make someone’s day, but fear not cause Destination is here to the rescue.


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For a light and breezy approach, cash is globally approved to be a cut-to-the-chase Eid gift. We tend to think of consumption going badly or well mainly around price. We get upset with ourselves for spending too much or really fulfilled if we pick up a bargain, I say save yourself the trouble of going back and forth and hand out good ol’ cash and you can still get creative doing it!

For Her


We all enjoy a fashionable piece to flaunt every now and then, and with the world of online shopping varying in options that’ll save you the trouble walking door-to-door, like this simple yet elegant Aldo Slide Sandal you can find at Namshi to get for Mom to enjoy. Or to finish off any look get your sibling Kenzo’s New World Intense Fragrance to lessen the use of your own perfumes.

For Him


When it comes to picking a gift for Dad it’s no tricky business. Maybe give this Da Vinci watch by IWC a try? Or something as simple as this Esteban Biarritz Summer shoe by Berluti.

Gift Cards


For those of us who don’t have a lot of time on their hands yet are just as festive, the most convenient gift you could think of would be Gift Cards. It’s resourceful as it is thoughtful and saves you a bunch of time and effort; varying from Gym Membership gift cards to make our protein junkies happy this Eid, and not to forget about our bookworms to get a gift certificate from Jarir bookstore.

Summer Treats

I can almost hear the foodies clapping in approval, but we’re talking about a different type of treat, now think about Riyadhi heat and what you can do to elevate the torment? Starting from light summer-y fanny packs to waterproof mascaras, who doesn’t like handy heat-defeating fashion statements?

Do It Yourself

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Aside from the sentimental value DIY’S can have, try to retrieve your inner artist by creating the ultimate Eid gift. The choices are endless and very diverse and just as affordable, perhaps getting your siblings a gift to remind them of an inside joke or a memory you made together Eid- inspired.



A Journey of an Ambitious Saudi Graffiti Artist, Noura bint Saidan


By Ghada AlMuttiri

A visionary artist with a goal beyond creating beautiful art on display. 

Tell us about your art journey?nnnn

I was in love with art as a child and my first attempt was painting on a huge canvas with oil paint when I was in high school. I found my soul in this and I decided to be specialized in art and that’s why I continued with this journey. After completing masters in arts from KSU, I worked in branding and marketing as well. I have been conducting art workshops since 2012 and participating in art galleries. 

Why did you go for graffiti?

I don’t want to limit myself in the canvas frame. Always dream big! I’m always up to explore new things. Mostly, I like live painting as it gives me a chance to reach a large audience and capturing their reactions.

What are your highlighted achievements?

I participated in several art exhibitions in addition to the live paintings such as book exhibitions and Riyadh Municipality City on the cultural street. 

I run a social campaign to educate people to respect art!  So many TV channels have contacted me for interviews. Also, I have done graffiti in London and Spain that reflects on the Saudi culture.

What are the challenges you face as a graffiti artist?

Well, you cannot trust the weather! Also, sometimes my work requires me to paint on high walls and this is a bit scary and risky.

What is your source of inspiration?

I paint, modify and spontaneously change a lot. When I find something that really inspires me and encourages me to finish my work in one day.

Noura recently transformed our office wall into a giant canvas and we love it! Have a look

You can see more of Noura’s work on her Instagram page @myarts2012



Get Pampered & Polished!


By Eman AlAqil

We all need to get pampered every once in a while, right? 

Well, imagine having it without leaving your home! With Polished Home Beauty Spa, provides you with a head to toe pampering at your convenience.

Polished is located in Sharqiya and now serving clients based in Riyadh. Delivering premium home services by licensed professional beauticians, using the latest high-end products. They offer an impressive range of treatments, covering everything from your tan to your toes.

Offering special packages for post-birth mommies and a travel package as well. They even have home services for your little ones. How sweet is that?!

If you want to de-stress and treat yourself with a relaxing day, this is the way to do it. All you have to do is book an appointment a day or two in advance to ensure your required service is delivered at your preferred time.

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All-Female Saudi Tech Team Wins First Prize at First Record-Breaking Hajj Hackathon


Turjuman, the team of Saudi young women that developed a translation app to facilitate communication by pilgrims, won the SAR 1,000,000 first place prize.

The fact that this team of Saudi young women are first place winners is ‘an indication of the continuing success and excellence in the process of empowering Saudi women –‘ Saud Al-Qahtani, adviser to the Royal Court

An all-female team of Saudi computer developers and programmers has won first place at the first Hajj Hackathon, held in the port city of Jeddah, where thousands of tech heads competed to come up with the best high-tech solutions to facilitate and improve the Hajj experience for pilgrims.

Hajj Hackathon, the largest event of its kind ever held, came to a close on Friday night with the announcement that the team of Saudi young women, ‘Turjuman’, had been named the overall winner in the competition to propose state-of-the-art technological solutions to the massive challenges of accommodating the arrival of about 2 million pilgrims for Hajj and millions of others for Umrah throughout the year.


The Saudi young women, who developed the Turjuman instant translation app to facilitate communication by pilgrims from all over the world, took home the first place prize of SAR1,000,000, after a very strong competition with a total of nine teams. The competition’s eight-member judging panel included Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Inc.

An all-male team from Egypt, which developed the ‘Hajj Wallet’, came in second place, winning SAR 500,000, while in third place, a mixed team from Algeria which developed the app ‘Roaa’ or (‘Visions’), won SAR 350,000. A special award of SAR 150,000 went to the team ‘I 007’ for an app for the management of the Hajj e-camps.

In the Hajj Hackathon competition, entrepreneurs and technology experts focused on areas such as crowd management, food, health, finance, traffic control, travel, housing, communications, and waste management, among others.  Hajj will be from August 19-24 this year.

The ‘Turjuman’ app installs QR, or quick response, codes on the instructions signs which shows their translated version in the pilgrims’ languages, with no need for an internet connection, while the ‘Hajj Wallet’ makes a pilgrim’s phone his or her money purse during the pilgrimage – either via cash deposit or credit card link — so that it can be used to pay for purchases. The ‘Visions’ app developed by the Algerian team would allow families to be kept abreast of the whereabouts of their family members performing Hajj by mapping out their location and taking their photos.

The Saudi women were one of 50 teams whose projects were chosen for development in a 100-day workshop conducted by the Badir Programme for Technology Incubators and Accelerators in association with SAFCSP.


The three-day event at Jeddah’s International Exhibition and Convention Centre is the largest tech competition ever staged in the Middle East. It drew a total of 2,950 developers from Saudi Arabia, the Gulf and around the world, breaking the Guinness World Records for most participants in a software development jam.

Female computer developers, programmers, and proud tech heads staked out a presence that was both noticeable and notable among the thousands of tech acolytes at the Hackathon. The coders, software developers, programmers, designers, and innovators from more than 100 countries gathered at the first event of its kind in Saudi Arabia to come up with the most innovative solutions, using state-of-the-art technology, to make the Hajj a more efficient and enjoyable experience for the throngs that annually descend on Makkah for the religious pilgrimage.

Wozniak, who along with Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia, had joined the participants at the opening of the first Hajj Hackathon, was appointed by SAFCSP as an ambassador for the Saudi TechHub.

Saud Al-Qahtani, adviser to the Royal Court, and founder of the Saudi Federation for Cyber Security, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP),  said Wozniak has “happily agreed to be the Saudi Ambassador to Saudi TechHub” and said the appointment reflects a desire to leverage one of the best modern minds to help the Kingdom’s efforts to become a regional high-tech hub. Wozniak said the remarkable development he witnessed in how the Kingdom is approaching technology, and its fascinating Vision 2030 roadmap for the future, had persuaded him to accept the ambassadorship.

Wozniak — who was Head of Arbitration at Hajj Hackathon – called the event a success, noting Saudis had a big interest in programming and computer technologies and adding that the Kingdom could soon be the region’s key hub for technology.



Foodie Corner, Offbeat

The Brewing Thoughts Of A Barista


By Nouf AlMuhaya

Coffee, for some it’s a necessity for others an accessory for the gram, for me, a way of life.

Not to glorify the consumption of coffee, It really is bad for you if consumed regularly but then again, too much of everything is destructive, yes, that includes binge-watching reality shows too.

I vividly recall my first day, it was draining as it was gratifying, the mayhem I managed to create that day led my supervisor to switch me over to muffin duty, not as vibrant and colorful as it sounds.

The perks of being a member of the service industry was the patience it had to come with when dealing with all sorts of coffee enthusiast, starting from A to Z.

1- The Hipster


A hipster is very hard not to notice, it’s either because of the bold choices of hair color or the book by Nietzche tucked under their arm. Now with Hipsters it’s no joke, they like their coffee darker than midnight fall and it’s no ones bid-ness.

2- The syrup-fanatic

The syrup-fanatics are most likely to be teenagers who thrive off of masking the taste of coffee by adding every syrup ever known to man, they’d like to think of coffee as a beverage to flaunt, and I get it, I really do. But letting the perfected cup of coffee run cold while you’re hosting a mini-photoshoot for the latte tulip? But hey, I guess that’s how Ice Lattes were brought up.

3- Know It All


And now on to my personal favorites, this individual would rather address the entire history of the Ethiopian bean with their designated barista rather than ordering. They do leave a line of angry un-caffeinated costumers behind them but It’s still refreshing to see people who actually know what coffee is about.

4- The Tea Clique


And finally, our herbal friends, despite our differences you have to respect their willingness to commit to the drink midst the coffee hype, they are often very laid back and relaxed, unlike coffee consumers, now with these people expect to hear an oh-so-caring speech about how bad coffee is for you, and as much as you’d hate to admit it, they’re often right, our herbal friends are the wise ones we need in our life when suffering from withdrawal due to lack of coffee.