Nailah Writes

I am an expat Jeddawi born and raised here. I have lived here my entire life. Jeddah (sometimes spelled Jiddah or Jedda) Arabic: جدة‎‎ –
Jeddah is a city in the Hijaz, Tihamah region on the coast of the Red Sea and is the major urban center of western Saudi Arabia… Jeddah is Saudi Arabia’s commercial capital.
I have a connection with Jeddah like no other place on earth. I feel passionate about it, and will exhibit it’s hidden gems and jewels.

Articles

A Special Anniversary Gift

This November marks the completion of the first year of my journey with Pathways Jeddah. It’s been an utter pleasure sharing my knowledge of Jeddah through this scintillatingly resourceful platform, and hence this write-up is my special…

Sharing Is Caring – Feed The Need

‘Sharing is Caring’. A lot of us yearn to put this virtue into practice but often find ourselves at loss for direction. The ‘Feed the Need’ initiative provides a selfless cause to invest oneself in, by helping those in need. This admirable…

23rd September – Mark Your Calendars!

On the 23rd of September, 1932, the four major regions of the Arabian Peninsula-Al Ahsa, Hijaz, Najd and Asir were unified under the kingship of King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud. This day was declared a national holiday, few years back, under the…

Beating The Blues

It gets easy to lose oneself when lonely. Solitude often gradually transitions into depression and anxiety. Our souls naturally yearn for human interaction and support. When feeling down or blue, socializing can work like magic,…

Frozen Bucket – Treat for the Holidays!

Treat for the Holidays!          As amazingly and abruptly as Jeddah’s horizon is expanding, so are its promisingly appetizing treat options. Treats! No matter what time of the year, treats are synonymous with happiness and occasions and…

Ramadan Perks

The most awaited month of the year is just around the corner. Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar that has a very different feel to it incomparable to the rest of the months, especially here in Jeddah. Preparations for…

WINTER IS HERE!

The long awaited winter is finally here! People in most parts of Saudi Arabia yearn for this season throughout the year. It allows them to finally find some relief from the scorching sunny weather out in the open. Cities in various parts of…

Malls or Business Boosting Opportunities??

            As tempting as malls are for shopaholics, foodies and those looking for a quick sugar/caffeine rush, these places have recently started providing a stable platform for small-scale homebased businesses.             Did you know…

Weekends: Out and About in Jeddah

Jeddah is one of the most bustling cities in Saudi Arabia. Located on the western coastal area of the country, lined with beautiful beaches, it experiences hot and humid climate most of the year yet amazingly beautiful cool weather during…
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