Susie's big adventure

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Susie's big adventure
An American woman moves to Saudi Arabia, relaying her experiences, feelings, and frustrations. Funny at times, cultural confusion at other times, but always honest.
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  • The Real Reason Why I Cannot Drive in Saudi Arabia 4 days ago This is the video I made for the Women's Driving Campaign movement.  Some people might be shocked at my use - twice - of the "P" word.  But basically it is the real reason why I am denied the right to drive here in this country.
  • Send in Your Video in Support of Saudi Women Driving 2 weeks ago I have written so many times about the fact that women are banned from driving here in Saudi Arabia.  I have been very vocal about my objections to this unfair driving ban based solely on gender discrimination.  I personally drove safely in the United States for more than 40 years before moving...
  • Sexualizing Children in Saudi Society 1 month ago Jenna Al Shammary (photo credit: Saudi Gazette)Jenna Al-Shammary,  a young Saudi school girl, excitedly dons bright red lipstick for her singing debut performing a Saudi National Day song in a theater play in the conservative city of Hail, Saudi Arabia.  She normally doesn't wear lipstick, but...
  • Powerful Words about Saudi National Day 1 month ago I try to focus on the positives about living here in Saudi Arabia.  Admittedly there are many things I must suck up, overlook, or ignore - otherwise it would drive me crazy.  September 23rd is Saudi National Day here in Saudi Arabia - the day when in 1932 the country officially became a unified...
  • Progress Makes Me Happy! 1 month ago There have been many times living in Saudi Arabia over the past seven years when I have gotten the impression that having fun is forbidden or at least frowned upon, that being happy is not something that people here  aspire to.  While I still get that feeling at times, the past couple of years I...

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Laylah
12:32 PM November 26, 2012

Susie of Arabia's blog is awesome, she puts so much effort and time into it, definitely deserves recognition for all the hard work. It's an invaluable source of information on the country but also Susie lets us peak into her life as an American woman married to a Saudi..Keep posting :)

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