Activities, Things To Do

The How, Where, What of Riyadh for the Week: October 18-24

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Jou Pabalate

Regional Editorial Manager at Destination Riyadh

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Discover

Riyad's Great Outdoors
Riyadh, winter is coming… Get your RVs and 4×4 ready and hit the off beaten tracks. Try new activities and enjoy the city’s desert landscape. Here are some must-adds to your Riyadhi bucketlist:

The Best Outdoor Activities in Riyadh

Eat

Zaika Opens at Aqaria Plaza
Zaika has arrived in Riyadh and our social and food editors have been raving about it all week. Tikka is good, butter chicken was interestingly spicier than the Tikka. The ambience is a bit on the glam and low lit kind. So family dining? We’re still on the fence.

On the other hand, If you’re looking for a more kid friendly eateries, try these ones:

Funnest Food Places to Take Your Kids

Visit

Permanent Collection Exhibition at Naila Art Gallery

Need a bit of Art therapy? Feast your eyes as Naila opens its own collection for the public until the end of October. Learn more about this contemporary art hub:

Naila Art Gallery

Destress

Learn About Chinese Cupping

For busy, anxiety-riddled Riyadhis, taking a time-out to heal and relax is a must and cupping offers an important opportunity to improve your circulatory health and good harmony. This traditional Chinese Therapy may well be your cup of zen tea:

Cups of Wellness

Try

Segways (a.k.a. those skateboard-hover thingies)

Okay, so maybe most of you have seen or heard of it already but did you know that they’re now available for rentals at malls? (Disclaimer: maybe an overstatement, since we’ve only actually seen it in Panorama)

If you think segways are the new bikes and want one, we’ve seen them at: Virgin Megastore, Hi Kids-Localizer Mall, Carrefour.

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