Wednesday, January 14, 2015

8 memorable things about Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Al-Khobar is one of the very small cities in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. However it does not mean that it is not as modernized. It is one of the fastest growing cities in Saudi Arabia that have been attracting many tourists from around the country and even from many countries worldwide. You will not only be surprised but happy to see that the people in this city are so much different from its counterparts. They are lively; this city brings about its own flavors! This city has its own charm! If you've ever lived in Al-Khobar you would definitely remember these memories bonded within the city!

8 memorable things about Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Rashid Mall
With that you should be aware that the Rashid Mall was the most happening thing in the 90's. Sigh. The good old days! But that certainly doesn't mean that the malls there aren't good enough. Every time you visit the malls you'll always be making way for a new adventure, better than Dora's for sure!

Corniche of Al-Khobar
In Al-Khobar you will find endless traffic jams, hurdles that will make you get fed up with the drive to the Khobar Corniche. Your weekend will however be incomplete without visiting this corniche! It's absolutely okay to take your time to move from one part of the city to the other if you have to end up at the corniche! Half of the city is Corniche road, unlike other cities where we have to travel long distance to head towards corniche

Azeem Café and Golden Serve the Best Tea
Another thing you will always seem to remember is that Azeem Cafe will serve you the best tea! How can one deny a perfect cup of tea filled with the perfect aroma? No one can but I can be most certain! The only problem is that driving to these places is very stressful. One major problem that you will find here is driving. Period.

Hate to Go to Dammam
Once you are living in Al-Khobar you will hate going to Dammam even if it's merely twenty minutes away! With this it’s pretty weird that even living in Al-Khobar all our lives we may not ever know the routes to or of Dammam. That's pretty strange no?

It is Damn Hard to Find Parking Place after 5PM
I think Al-Khobar is extremely over populated thus when you go out and find a parking spot after 5pm you have to be blessed! When you do find a parking spot you should stop everything you're doing and park, get out of the car and do a crazy happy dance! I'm kidding about the last part. However like I said if you leave your house at 5pm you will never find to be home before 11pm especially if you don't find yourself a parking place. So if your husband's come in late make sure you don't ask them where they've been. Avoid situations where they might outburst all your frustration on you!

Construction of Underpasses
What obviously you won't appreciate more is the construction of the underpasses. They take AGES. Literally!

It is easier to go to Bahrain than any other City
With all of this you find it merely astonishing that you would rather prefer travelling to Bahrain rather than any other city. The possible reason for this is again the Traffic. Damn. One would never want to use the course way during the weekend. The traffic is endless! Bahrain is visible from corniche site depends upon sea level
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It is hell irritating when people consider Dammam and Al-Khobar same thing
Other things that will make you furious are when people consider Dammam and Al-Khobar to be the same thing. They are not! One would blow the heads off of those who do not speak good of Al-Khobar especially if you've grown up there. I mean how can you ever replace all the memories in Toytown?! You can't, that's right! To conclude this, it is extremely difficult to settle anywhere out of Al-Khobar because there's really no place better than this!

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