Jiddah Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Appropriate Clothing

    When in Saudi Arabia you should respect theyr culture and dresscodes. They appriciate it and it?s just plain polite when you go somewhere else to respect the rules there. Women have to cover up in an...

  • 2. Traffic & Roads

    watch out for the traffic jam during the holy month of Ramadan. it's just beyond your imagination. all those who never leave their home get to leave it in ramadan! as the working day is shorter,...

  • 3. Weather

    We get a sand storm mainly twice a year,when the cool season ends(it`s not really winter)and once again when the summer ends. Here is a picture I got in my e.mail of a sand storm that happend in...

  • 4. Cultural Diffrences

    First of all it is very safe, but not for stupids. For males: do not act as if your culture is the best even if you belive that it is. For females generaly:'decencey is required' while shopping...

  • 5. Public Photography

    Most public places prohibit photography,and also taking pictures of local people is something that will make them uncomfortable,you have NO idea how much hassel I go through to take these pictures I...

  • 6. Electricity & services

    Although Jeddah is an astonishing city to live and work in, in some seasons, it can give you a hard time. When it rains, when suddenly electricity goes off for hours, or when storms blow things...

  • 8. SALON DESSANGE (Jacques Dessange) Hair Salon

    I had SUCH a terrible experience here. Someone recommended this salon to me, so I booked an appointment to get my hair cut and colored. First of all, I couldn't...

  • 9. Phone dating

    let's say 99.9% of the population live on phones. this means you seldom see an individual without a phone in their hand. due to the excess and easy access to...

  • 10. Don't bring with you / don't pack:

    I started writting this tip as a "what to pack" tip but then I realise it goes more here. I list some items that you'd probably not think they are considered an...

  • 11. Toilets

    At Jiddah airport I needed to go to the toilet--don't we all!I found the signs and followed them, and entered what I thought was the Ladies . A man came in and...

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