Expat Living in Saudi Arabia This website (Living in Saudi Arabia) is dedicated to all of those expatriates working and living in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.A land of many opportunities and at the same time many disappointments. Most of us expats have come to Saudi Arabia for one reason, Money, the root of all evil as some would say, and something that some would say the Saudi’s have more than their fair share of due to the Oil found beneath their sands.
Women under 30 must be accompanied by their husband or brother and it is not permitted for an unmarried couple to travel alone together, Mr Lafforgue said.
You won’t see them driving though as they are not allowed to'He told Mail Online Travel: ‘Before landing in Saudia Arabia (KSA), the Lufthansa stewards need to lock all the alcohol bottles in boxes.
And the last time I went, we were also asked to hide any Israeli money.
Your salary although large for back home is totally inadequate for you to do anything beyond your dormitory and at times your salary may be months late!
You may also be a maid working for a wealth family in Saudi Arabia with spacious living quarters, a friendly and helpful family who value you and treat you with respect, conversely you may have to share a room akin to a cupboard with another maid, sexually abused and threatened that you will be arrested if you try to run away and your family will cease to get your valuable wages that they rely on to survive!