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Hajj Through the Lens of Locals

Hajj, the fifth pillar of Islam , and the annual islamic pilgrimage to Makkah, is a journey of faith that unites millions of Muslims from around the world. The pilgrimage lasts for about a week, from the 8th of until the 13th of Dhul Hijjah.   This holy endeavor is known to have some of […]

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Hajj Through the Lens of Locals
Sports

All About Karting with Abdulaziz Altayar

Abdulaziz Altayar is a Saudi 17-year-old F4 driver. His journey into racing began at the age of 10 and he’s been racing since.   Abdulaziz was quick to develop a passion for motorsports, honing his skills and mental strength through karting. Over the past seven years, he has transitioned from karting to F4 racing, a […]

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All About Karting with Abdulaziz Altayar
Community

Top 5 Communities and Social Hubs in Jeddah

Looking to be a part of a large community that shares your likes and interests? We’ve got you covered, here are our top pics for some of the best communities to join in Jeddah.    Jeddah Tribe Welcome to Jeddah Tribe, a thriving local triathlon club and racing event that doubles as a community based […]

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Top 5 Communities and Social Hubs in Jeddah
Community

Top 5 Communities and Social Hubs in Riyadh

Looking to be a part of a large community that shares your likes and interests? We’ve got you covered, here are our top pics for some of the best communities to join in Riyadh.    RWG Community The RWG Community, is the Kingdom’s largest women’s fitness community, dedicated to making fitness accessible to all that […]

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Top 5 Communities and Social Hubs in Riyadh
Activities

Jeddah’s Top Padel Courts to Visit This Summer

Summer’s coming and what better way to spend it than with friends and family while taking on an  activity? We at Destination, have curated the ideal list of Padel courts to visit with your loved ones, with each court being special in its own way.    PadelX Chic, social and athletic, are all words that […]

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Jeddah’s Top Padel Courts to Visit This Summer
Dining

Top Must Try Summer Treats In Riyadh

When we think of summer, we think of all things, fresh, hearty, chilly and delicious. From iconic breakfast and brunch spots to must have ice chilled treats and drinks, we at Destination have sorted out a list of must visit restaurants and eatery sports for the summer in the city of Riyadh.   BRUNCH SPOTS […]

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Top Must Try Summer Treats In Riyadh
Dining

Top Must Try Summer Treats in Jeddah

When we think of summer, we think of all things, fresh, hearty, chilly and delicious. From iconic breakfast and brunch spots to must have ice chilled treats and drinks, we at Destination have sorted out a list of must visit restaurants and eatery sports for the summer in Jeddah.    BRUNCH SPOTS Lovantto At Lovantto, […]

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Top Must Try Summer Treats in Jeddah
Top Stories

TAMO Pilates redefines the meaning of strength and wellness

Living in the United States for seven years, Lulwah Abaalkhail developed a passion for Pilates, leading her in 2022 to establish TAMO Pilates Studio, which has evolved into a safe space for holistic wellness in Jeddah. With a mission to guide people on a transformative journey that strengthens their physical and mental wellbeing. Join us […]

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TAMO Pilates redefines the meaning of strength and wellness
Business

Jon and Vinny’s Launches Home Delivery in Riyadh with Jahez

Jon and Vinny’s, a beloved California-based restaurant, is now bringing its famous Italian comfort food to Riyadh through a new partnership with the leading Saudi delivery app, Jahez. This marks the first time Jon and Vinny’s is expanding outside California, offering its signature hearty Italian dishes to diners in the Kingdom. Starting June 3, 2024, […]

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Jon and Vinny’s Launches Home Delivery in Riyadh with Jahez
Top Stories

Jeddah’s Historic District Welcomes teamLab Borderless

TeamLab Borderless Jeddah, a collaborative project between the Saudi Ministry of Culture and the art collective teamLab, will be opening in Jeddah Historic District on June 10, 2024. This museum, created by teamLab, features a world of artworks without boundaries, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in a world of creativity and innovation. Key Features of […]

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Jeddah’s Historic District Welcomes teamLab Borderless
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Al-Shabab FC Wins Second Women’s Futsal Title in Thrilling Finale

In a stunning conclusion to the 2024 Women’s Futsal Tournament, Al-Shabab FC claimed their second women’s futsal title after an exciting 25-match competition that saw 339 goals scored. The final match, held on Monday, was a goal-fest, with Al-Shabab defeating Najmat Jeddah 22-2.   The second edition of the tournament featured 18 of Saudi Arabia’s […]

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Al-Shabab FC Wins Second Women’s Futsal Title in Thrilling Finale
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Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx Lead in Netflix’s ‘Back In Action’

Netflix has dropped exciting news about its upcoming adrenaline-fueled movie, “Back In Action,” featuring the dynamic duo Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx. In this exciting tale, Emily and Matt, former CIA agents turned suburban parents, are unexpectedly pulled back into the dangerous world of intelligence when their secret identities are exposed.   During Netflix’s recent […]

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Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx Lead in Netflix’s ‘Back In Action’
Art

Your Guide to the Largest Creativity Festival in Saudi Arabia

Join the largest creativity festival in Saudi Arabia, a vibrant celebration connecting creative communities worldwide. From May 21-23, 2024, at the heart of Ad Diriyah, Riyadh’s JAX District, experience a massive platform for ideas and artistic brilliance.   Since it started in 2014, the Creative Industry Summit (C—S) has grown into a worldwide platform that […]

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Your Guide to the Largest Creativity Festival in Saudi Arabia
Top Stories

Legendary Chef Wolfgang Puck Returns to Riyadh for Exclusive Culinary Experience

On May 17th, Riyadh is set to host an extraordinary culinary event as the renowned Wolfgang Puck, a pioneer of ‘California cuisine,’ comes to Spago with his culinary prowess for one day only.   This exclusive dining experience offers a chance to meet the culinary legend himself and indulge in an exclusive set menu at […]

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Legendary Chef Wolfgang Puck Returns to Riyadh for Exclusive Culinary Experience
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The Esports World Cup 2024 To Take Place in Riyadh

In 2024, Riyadh is set to host the Esports World Cup, a thrilling eight-week event packed with intense gaming battles and entertainment. This global event, powered by the Esports World Cup Foundation, brings together elite esports athletes from around the world to compete for glory and multiple prize pools.   Esports, once a hobby, has […]

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The Esports World Cup 2024 To Take Place in Riyadh
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Conrad Makkah Hotel by Hilton Celebrates The Saudi Founding Day

In a recent and spectacular event held at Conrad Makkah Hotel by Hilton, the spirit of Saudi Founding Day was well celebrated. The event consisted of various activities and festivities, each adding a unique aspect to the entire celebration.   The Conrad Hotel is well known to seamlessly combine contemporary and traditional Islamic architecture, situated […]

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Conrad Makkah Hotel by Hilton Celebrates The Saudi Founding Day
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Al-Nassr Women’s Team Wins The Premier League Title

In a thrilling finale at Al-Awwal Park Stadium, Al-Nassr women’s football team secured their second consecutive Premier League title with a remarkable 1-0 win over Al-Ittihad. The match took place on Sunday night and marked the pinnacle of a spectacular season for the club.   The atmosphere at Al-Awwal Park Stadium was nothing short of […]

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Al-Nassr Women’s Team Wins The Premier League Title
Top Stories

The Historic Debut of Saudi Opera Zarqa Al Yamama

The first Saudi opera, “Zarqa Al Yamama,” is set to debut in Riyadh this week, marking an important achievement in the Kingdom’s cultural scene. Here’s everything you need to know about this groundbreaking performance.   In a big step for Saudi Arabia’s cultural scene, the first Saudi opera, “Zarqa Al Yamama,” is premiering at the […]

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The Historic Debut of Saudi Opera Zarqa Al Yamama
Explore

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Announces 2025 Dates

‘It’s lights out and away we go!’ at everyone’s beloved Jeddah Corniche Circuit. The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix promises another exciting Formula 1 race, as it makes it way back in 2025.   The dates were officially announced on their Instagram page on the 13th of April, 2024. With a list of 24 exhilarating Formula […]

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Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Announces 2025 Dates
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Chocolates to Gift Your Loved Ones This Eid

Searching for the perfect chocolate platter for Eid? We at Destination have compiled the ideal list on where to get Eid chocolate platters.  This Eid, make your celebrations sweeter with special chocolate platters from different chocolatiers in Jeddah and Riyadh. From crunchy chocolate bites to tasty and smooth chocolate pieces, these collections are exactly what […]

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Chocolates to Gift Your Loved Ones This Eid
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Top Mosques to Visit for Eid Prayer in Jeddah

Looking for mosques to pray at during Eid with your family and loved ones? We compiled the ideal guide to all the mosques in Jeddah for Eid prayer. Each mosque offers beautiful and wide interiors, perfect for families to pray in and enjoy the Eid vibes in.    Bin Yamani Mosque   Location: Sahel Bin […]

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Top Mosques to Visit for Eid Prayer in Jeddah
Eid

Top Mosques to Visit for Eid Prayer in Riyadh

Looking for mosques to pray at during Eid with your family and loved ones? We compiled the ideal guide to all the mosques in Jeddah for Eid prayer. Each mosque offers beautiful and wide interiors, perfect for families to pray in and enjoy the Eid vibes in.    Al Rajhi Mosque   Location: Al Akheyar […]

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Top Mosques to Visit for Eid Prayer in Riyadh
Eid

Eid Al-Fitr 2024 Events and Activities Announced

Everyone’s most beloved month is coming to a close end and one of the most anticipated holidays of the year is finally coming in just a few days, Eid Al Fitr! Eid represents the essence of love and the significance of connecting with one another. It invites us to participate in exciting events and celebrations […]

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Eid Al-Fitr 2024 Events and Activities Announced
Top Stories

Saudi Green Initiative Day: The Mission to Planting 10 Billion Trees

In light of Saudi Arabia’s celebration of the Saudi Green Initiative Day, we reflect on a journey that began four years ago with the launch by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, on the twenty-seventh of March 2021; the Saudi Green Initiative.   The […]

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Saudi Green Initiative Day: The Mission to Planting 10 Billion Trees
Top Stories

Discover Madinah with the Careem Bike

Learn about the Careem Bike and its significant impact on mobility in Saudi Arabia, particularly in Madinah, making exploration effortless and eco-friendly.

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Discover Madinah with the Careem Bike
Business

Saudi Arabia’s Leading Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Organizations

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is integral to Saudi companies, reflecting their commitment to social and environmental wellbeing. This article explores leading companies excelling in CSR, engaging in internal and external initiatives that contribute to community development and align with Vision 2030.   Savola Savola carries out all its CSR and sustainability functions through their non-profit […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Leading Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Organizations
Top Stories

Your Guide To Top Iftar Tents in Riyadh

The beloved month of Ramadan is finally here, and one of the main things people are on the lookout for is having iftar at different spots within the city, and spending quality time with loved ones at different iftar tents. We at Destination have prepared the ideal guide for top iftar tents that are definitely […]

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Your Guide To Top Iftar Tents in Riyadh
Top Stories

Your Guide To Top Iftar Tents in Jeddah

The beloved month of Ramadan is finally here, and one of the main things people are on the lookout for is having iftar at different spots within the city, and spending quality time with loved ones at different iftar tents. We at Destination have prepared the ideal guide for top iftar tents that are definitely […]

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Your Guide To Top Iftar Tents in Jeddah
Top Stories

Basma Rajab’s Fashion Journey with Poshe

In a candid discussion, Basma Rajab, the creator driving Poshe, delves into her captivating fashion story. From a childhood steeped in high-fashion experiences to establishing a brand dedicated to luxury and individuality, we explore the unique insights that shape her creative journey.   Distinctive Designs with a Signature Touch The name Poshe, derived from “posh,” […]

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Basma Rajab’s Fashion Journey with Poshe
Month In Focus

Amal Altoaimi’s Guide to Healthy Eating and Fitness During Ramadan

Ramadan is known to be the sacred month of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community for Muslims worldwide. It’s also a time when individuals focus on spiritual renewal, physical well-being and healthy eating, and many Muslims around the world struggle to find the ideal meal and fitness plan for their physical wellbeing during month.   We […]

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Amal Altoaimi’s Guide to Healthy Eating and Fitness During Ramadan
Month In Focus

Lucy and Jorge Orta’s 70 x 7 The Meal at The Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale

Lucy and Jorge Orta, known for their unique art addressing social and ecological challenges, hosted an extraordinary suhoor meal as part of the 46th activation of their ongoing participatory project, 70 x 7 The Meal. This event is a highlight of the 2024 Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale‘s Biennale Encounters program, promising a blend of art, […]

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Lucy and Jorge Orta’s 70 x 7 The Meal at The Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale
Top Stories

Masaha Gives Mental Health a Groundbreaking Voice

Masaha, Jeddah’s emerging platform, started with an initiative to promote and create awareness for the youth’s mental health and has become the talk of town among high schoolers and young adults. With its one-of-a-kind approach to creating awareness for mental health and starting as a Youth Mental Health Summit to take place yearly, Masaha quickly […]

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Masaha Gives Mental Health a Groundbreaking Voice
Month In Focus

Experience the Festive Vibes of Ramadan Nights at Hayy Jameel

This Ramadan, revel in the festivities of community, culture, and wellbeing at the inaugural Ramadan Nights at Hayy Jameel. With a diverse program spanning across 14 nights and featuring over 30 participants and collaborators, Hayy Jameel promises an various remarkable experiences perfect for guests of any age.   From immersive and engaging activities, to an […]

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Experience the Festive Vibes of Ramadan Nights at Hayy Jameel
Exhibitions

Top Ramadan Bazaars You Need to Visit in Jeddah

Ramadan, the long-awaited holy month, has arrived, bringing with it the glow of lights, the joy of celebrations, and the bustling night markets and bazaars that everyone eagerly anticipates.   Whether you seek a leisurely walk with your family or wish to indulge in a diverse array of street food and explore cultural treasures, Destination […]

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Top Ramadan Bazaars You Need to Visit in Jeddah
Top Ramadan Bazaars You Need to Visit in Riyadh
Community

Art in Motion: Nujood Alotaibi’s Collaboration with Vuse and McLaren F1 Team

In a recent interview, we at Destination, had a chance to speak to the talented Saudi artist, Nujood Alotaibi. We explored the exciting journey of Nujood Alotaibi, and how her art perfectly mixed with the fast-paced world of motorsport in a special project with Vuse and The McLaren F1 Team. The interview perfectly showcases how […]

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Art in Motion: Nujood Alotaibi’s Collaboration with Vuse and McLaren F1 Team
Events & Happenings

Luxury Redefined: MWAZ’s Exclusive Pop-Up with Cactus District

Looking for special pieces to complete your look for the weekend? MWAZ has got you covered. It is a place where luxury meets innovation, located in the heart of Riyadh’s Via Riyadh development. As MWAZ redefines the future of luxury retail, they will be showcasing all their work on an Exclusive Pop-Up collaboration with Cactus […]

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Luxury Redefined: MWAZ’s Exclusive Pop-Up with Cactus District
Business

Ahmad Binaskar: A Leader in Strategic Communications and Brand Management

Ahmad Binaskar, the Chief Communications Officer at Sports Boulevard Foundation, recently received the prestigious “Outstanding Leadership Award” at the distinguished Marketing 2.0 Conference, held at the InterContinental, Dubai Festival City, from February 20–22, 2024. The Marketing 2.0 Conference, a global gathering of marketing and advertising specialists, provides a platform for industry experts to share insights, […]

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Ahmad Binaskar: A Leader in Strategic Communications and Brand Management
About

Saudi Arabia’s Exciting Bid for FIFA World Cup 2034

In an exciting turn of events, Saudi Arabia is finally set to host the FIFA World Cup in 2034. The Saudi FIFA World Cup 2034 bid is more than just a football spectacle; it’s a celebration of  growth, and has much prepared for the exciting event.   The bid introduces the slogan:#GrowingTogether  This phrase showcases […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Exciting Bid for FIFA World Cup 2034
About

Jeddah’s Al Balad Introduces the First Three Heritage Hotels

In a significant milestone for cultural preservation, the Jeddah Historic District Program, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Al Balad Development Company, a PIF Company, proudly announces the official opening of the first three heritage hotels in the iconic Jeddah Historic District, Al Balad.   Under the of the Ministry of Culture, these […]

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Jeddah’s Al Balad Introduces the First Three Heritage Hotels
About

All You Need To Know About BySquad

In a recent and exclusive interview, we at Destination had the pleasure of speaking with Rami Khan, the Managing Director of BySquad Contracting. We gained insights into the company’s journey in the construction industry, project management, and architecture design.   With a focus on creating and embracing innovative ideas, BySquad Contracting has positioned itself as […]

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All You Need To Know About BySquad
About

What is Kingdom of Tomorrow? | A Glimpse into The Future of Saudi

Saudi Arabia is getting ready to host an exciting event called the Kingdom of Tomorrow Exhibition and Conference. Taking place from April 29 to May 4, 2024, at the Riyadh Exhibition and Conference Center in Malham, Saudi Arabia and organized by Sela, the event involves various government entities as well as important local and international […]

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What is Kingdom of Tomorrow? | A Glimpse into The Future of Saudi
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Where To Go This Valentine’s Day in Jeddah

The month of February, and an exclusive sole to this month is February 14th, Valentine’s Day. If you’re searching for the ideal spots to visit in Jeddah, with your loved one, look no further, because we at Destination have created the perfect list of restaurants that are definitely worth visiting for Valentine’s with your loved […]

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Where To Go This Valentine’s Day in Jeddah
Top Stories

Where To Go This Valentine’s Day in Riyadh

The month of February, and an exclusive sole to this month is February 14th, Valentine’s Day. If you’re searching for the ideal spots to visit in Riyadh, with your loved one, look no further, because we at Destination have created the perfect list of restaurants that are definitely worth visiting for Valentine’s with your loved […]

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Where To Go This Valentine’s Day in Riyadh
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Saudi Arabia Succeeds at International Show Jumping Tour 2024

Saudi Arabia achieved a remarkable victory in the Grand Prix class at the International Show Jumping Tour (IST) 2024, competing against 16 European nations. The event, organized by “Al-Mutabagani,” was praised for its outstanding management and thorough execution.   His Highness Prince Abdullah bin Fahad, President of the Saudi Equestrian Federation, awarded the Grand Prix […]

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Saudi Arabia Succeeds at International Show Jumping Tour 2024
About

JKS Mark-it Day’s Annual Celebration

JKS Mark-it Day, organized by the Jeddah Knowledge International School Student Council Team, is a non-profit fundraiser event that takes place annually. The event is designed to provide exciting experiences for people of all ages, which features a unique theme each year. This year’s theme was about everything that has to do with a Carnival, […]

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JKS Mark-it Day’s Annual Celebration
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A Romantic Valentine’s Day Celebration at A.O.K Kitchen Riyadh

Enjoy this Valentine’s Day at A.O.K Kitchen in  Riyadh. The well known restaurant, loved by many and located in KAFD Wadi, invites couples, friends, and loved ones for a special day. On February 14th, revel in a love-themed atmosphere with flowers, heart-shaped cards, sweet messages on heart balloons, a special menu, and a charming heart […]

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A Romantic Valentine’s Day Celebration at A.O.K Kitchen Riyadh
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HONOR Introduces the Launch HONOR Magic V2 in Saudi Arabia

HONOR has just launched the HONOR Magic V2 in the KSA market, a foldable smartphone that’s set to be the thinnest and lightest of its kind. The release marks showcases significance in many aspects, promising improvements in form factor, battery life, display, and overall user experience.   Mr. Jerry, Country Manager of HONOR Device KSA, […]

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HONOR Introduces the Launch HONOR Magic V2 in Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh Marathon’s New Venue Announced by Saudi Sports for All Federation

The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) has revealed that the upcoming third Riyadh Marathon, scheduled for February 10 and supported by the Ministry of Sport, will commence and conclude at the recently constructed Kingdom Arena. The Riyadh Marathon, is known to be as a highly anticipated sporting event in the country, attracting 15,000 runners […]

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Riyadh Marathon’s New Venue Announced by Saudi Sports for All Federation
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Mansard Riyadh by Radisson Introduces a Romantic Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, immerse yourself in a relaxing getaway at Mansard Riyadh, an exclusive hotel located in the city of Riyadh. This hotel is set to present to its guests, an unforgettable night with much to offer. Under the Major Food Group’s restaurants – Carbone, L’ami Dave, and Sadelle’s – your Valentine’s Day celebration is […]

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Mansard Riyadh by Radisson Introduces a Romantic Valentine’s Day