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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  • THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES! 1 week ago When I moved to Saudi Arabia in 2007, sight unseen, I knew my life would be changed forever. But what I never expected was to completely and utterly fall in love with the Saudi people and its culture. It took me a while to accept and get used to many things about life here.  Early on I could...
  • A True Ramadan Story of Forgiveness 1 month ago During this month of April, I am fasting with my Muslim husband, even though I myself am not Muslim. I do it, despite the 100 degree heat, despite the caffeine withdrawal headaches I get, despite the constant grumblings of my stomach.  I do it because I love him and respect him, and I personally...
  • GETTING THE COVID19 VACCINE IN SAUDI ARABIA 1 year ago This morning I received the first of two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.  This post is to relay my experiences about getting the vaccine in Jeddah.From the time I registered thru the online app for my free vaccine (at, it took about 10 days before I received a text message...
  • Where Are They Now? 1 year ago A few weeks ago my college alumni page on Facebook featured me in an ongoing series called "Where Are They Now?" - that highlights former students and where their lives have taken them since graduation.  I thought you might enjoy learning a little more about me and my story.    Where are they...
  • The Birds and Animals Souk of South Jeddah 1 year ago In Saudi Arabia, there are many specialized souks (markets) for whatever you may be looking for.  There is a big fresh fish market with daily auctions, textile souks for everything from sheets to carpets and fabrics, and there are souks for housewares, gold and jewelry, spices, computers, crafts,... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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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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