A Najdi Eid in the time of COVID-19

A Najdi Eid in the time of COVID-19

The Muslim festival of Eid Al-Fitr is marked with distinct traditions and practices across the six provinces of the Kingdom, each with a unique charm of its own. What unifies these celebrations across Saudi Arabia’s many regions is the immense vigor with which...
Seven Ramadan traditions in Najd

Seven Ramadan traditions in Najd

In Ramadan, when the call to prayer (adhan) at sunset rings out across Najd, the central region of Saudi Arabia, you will experience a sense of spiritual consciousness unlike anything you have experienced before. This is the unique flavor of the Najdi Ramadan. Not...
7 Riyadh Mosques Famous for their Reciters

7 Riyadh Mosques Famous for their Reciters

A mosque is much more than a place of worship for Muslims. Mosques also provide a platform for people to network and communicate with each other, in addition to being beautiful architectural structures adorning the streets of a city. Riyadh has no dearth of both...
7 Special Riyadh Ramadan Dishes

7 Special Riyadh Ramadan Dishes

Have you heard the saying in Arabic that roughly translates to: “After midnight, there is no homely place like Riyadh”? The phrase refers to the beauty of Riyadh’s cozy weather at night and its welcoming ambiance, which makes the Saudi capital the...