Full List of Stuff Saudi People Like

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# 1 Ba’lot

The number one card game in Saudi Arabia. It has become such an integral part of the Saudi entertainment culture, that almost every 1 out …

# 2 Hookah/Shesha

This sophisticated device became a must in any Saudi household. With more than 50 tobacco flavors to choose from it is the Kool-Aid of smoking …

# 3 Chilling in Cafes

Chilling in cafes is one of Saudis specialties,  and what I mean with chilling is staying forever in those hot places almost every day and …

# 4 Car Drifting

Some Saudis call car drifting a sport, but sports are athletic activities requiring skill or physical ability and are often of a competitive nature. To …

# 5 Wearing Huge Shades

Wearing HUGE sunglasses has became a fashion statement among Saudis. Boys and girls are now rocking the huge Prada, Gucci, and Armani sunglasses;  from fat …

# 6 Armani Exchange

Or I should call it “Saudi Exchange”?   Every 1 out of 3 young Saudis own at least several items from Armani Exchange.  Clothing store owners …

# 7 Online Chat

From MSN messenger to Skype; Saudis have it all…these programs are a must in Desktops, laptops, PDAs, and cell phones. Online chatting is the number …

# 8 Pepsi

Saudi Arabia is a Pepsi country. Pepsi or some call it Bebsi..Saudis love it!   Not Coca Cola nor any other kind of Cola, just …

# 12 Customized License Plates

Saudis like to follow one of the most poplure expressions which is, ” Don’t judge a book by it’s cover, but by his license plate”. …

# 13 Shopping

Can’t call them shopaholics, but Saudis simply love to shop or have to shop with not even knowing it. Well, since there is a shopping …

# 14 Smoking Cigarettes

It’s well known that when you start a habit when you’re young;  it is really hard to get over it.  A lot of Saudis start …

# 14 Smoking Cigarettes

It’s well known that when you start a habit when you’re young;  it is really hard to get over it.  A lot of Saudis start …

# 15 Watching Turkish TV series

Latin soap operas or I should say “Mexican” series were once one of the top shows in any Saudi household, until Turkish series were introduced …

# 16 Working out

Fitness centers and public gyms have  become increasingly popular destinations among Saudis more than ever.  With the grand opening of the famous chain;  Gold’s Gym, …

# 17 Tea Time

Tea is the magical drink that can  solve day to day problems and melt stress away.  For years Saudis and tea have been sharing a …

# 17 Tea Time

Tea is the magical drink that can  solve day to day problems and melt stress away.  For years Saudis and tea have been sharing a …

# 18 Mohamed Abdo

From the days when the legendary singer was rocking the mini Afro until today, Mohamed Abdo is considered one of the top singers in the …

# 19 New Restaurants

It does not matter what kind of restaurant it is; as long its new in town, Saudis will camp in front of it. The grand opening …

# 20 Stylish Thobe/Abaya

Saudis no longer live like Chess board pieces where men wear white and women wear black.  Saudi Thobes and Abayas have been upgraded to new  …

# 21 Poetry

Poetry is one of the oldest forms of art that people still enjoy.  For Saudis; the word enjoy is not enough  when you talk about …

# 22 Starbucks

Thanks to Starbucks, now Frappuccino and Latte been added to the Saudi vocabulary.  The gourmet coffee empire is one of the most recognizable brands in …

# 23 Dubai

If you combine the top three major cities in the world together; New York, London, and Tokyo the result will be Dubai city.  With spectacular …

# 23 Dubai

If you combine the top three major cities in the world together; New York, London, and Tokyo the result will be Dubai city.  With spectacular …

# 24 Game Shows

The only time you will see all members of a Saudi family gathered beside lunch/dinner time is when a game show is on.  Automatically each …

# 25 Dinner Invitations

Generosity is one of the most positive characteristics that many Saudis have in common.  Some believe that part of being an Arab is that hospitality …

My heart goes out to all those affected by the terrible flooding in our homeland.  Many thoughts and prayers go out to everyone.  It is …

# 26 SMS messages

“Texting” SMS messages is the number one hobby in Saudi Arabia, from funny sexual jokes to cheesy love messages! Those are the type of messages …

# 26 SMS messages

“Texting” SMS messages is the number one hobby in Saudi Arabia, from funny sexual jokes to cheesy love messages! Those are the type of messages …

# 27 Investing in the Stock Market

When Saudis talk about investing, it’s usually about investing in the stock market…period.   Not real estate, bonds, funds, etc.   For some Saudis, the …

# 28 PlayStation

Who said video games are only for kids?  Many generations in Saudi love to play video games.  However,this post is not about Saudis who find …

# 29 Adel Imam

There is only one Adel Imam in this world and there will be no other in the future.  I don’t care what you say, but …

# 30 Self-improvement Books

Saudis feel obligated to read books so they can be considered as one of those intellectual societies.  It’s not that Saudis don’t like to read, if you walk down …

# 30 Self-improvement Books

Saudis feel obligated to read books so they can be considered as one of those intellectual societies.  It’s not that Saudis don’t like to read, if you walk down …

# 31 Fancy Rides

In different parts of the world, people wait until they retire and save enough money or go through a mid-life crisis so they can get …

# 32 Crystal hot sauce

With it’s recognizable green cap and exotic red bottle,  Crystal hot sauce has a magical ability to make any type of food taste great.  Even if …

# 33 Stuff Not From Saudi

When Saudis travel they usually carry a reasonable amount of luggage with them; but some how when they come back from their long lovely vacation, their luggage magically doubles …

# 34 Soccer

Soccer is the only sport in Saudi that people will play, watch, and enjoy. For some Saudis; soccer is not just a game, it’s a …

# 35 Photography

Collecting stamps is so 1990, therefore, Saudis discovered the love of photography and claim that is a hobby. Statistically, in every family you will find …

# 36 Fashion

  Yes, many societies care about fashion and wonder what will be the next trend for this year, but Saudis take fashion to a whole …

# 37 Bumper Sticker

Most Saudis like to ride presidential style: car windows pitch-black, even if you turned on the light inside the car you will not be able to …

# 38 Goatee

Sorry ladies, but this post is dedicated to Saudi men. No worries though you can read, I will not put two doors one for singles …

# 39 Social Media

Before social media, Saudis were lost in this world; not knowing where to go and where to head. When I say social media I mean …

# 40 iPhone

For Saudis, iPhone its either you love it or hate every single feature that comes with it; haters can list all the issues that you …

# 41 Black Coffee

Nothing makes you look tougher and a serious workaholic in the corporate world  than drinking black coffee straight with no sugar, no cream, no anything that takes …

# 42 YouTube

Few years ago, there was a study conducted on most YouTube users by nations… and Saudi Arabia took the first place with honors. Now you …

# 43 Sushi

Walk around Saudi Arabia’s metropolis cities and you will think that you are in Tokyo, from all the  sushi spots you can see. Sushi places invaded Saudi …

# 44 Volunteer Work

No one can deny that volunteer work is a noble act, coming from people who would like to spread love and joy to the whole world. But for some …

# 45 Morocco

Morocco the land of magic; Saudi men will say that with a big ass smile on their faces. Morocco the land of BLACK magic (Voodoo); Saudi …

# 46 Western people

If you are blond and have blue eyes and speak with an American or British accent, you have a big chance of “making it” in Saudi Arabia …

# 47 Burgers

If Saudis learned anything from the impact of globalization, it will be the love for burgers. Hamburgers were introduced to the kingdom long time ago, but …

# 48 Walking

If you build a public park with a walking track (ممشة) around it, Saudis will start marching towards it out of no where…It will look like one …

# 49 Ahmad Al-Shugairi

The man the myth the legend … allow me to introduce to you Mr. Ahmad Al-Shugairi. Saudis see Mr. Al-Shugairi as the world saver who will save them …

# 50 WhatsApping

WhatsApp is so Saudi you will think they invented this smart phone application. The App icon is green and white similar to the Saudi flag, …

# 51 Desserts

No meal will be completed without finishing it strong with a sugary, creamy, feeling big time guilty dessert. Speaking of sugar rush, if you observe …

# 52 SnapChat

When it comes to the social media game, Saudis with no doubt are always on top of it. That is why when the world introduced …

# 53 Turkey (the country)

After the era of Turkish soap operas mania in Saudi Arabia, the time has come to actually visit those places that Saudis has been dreaming about …

# 53 Turkey (the country)

After the era of Turkish soap operas mania in Saudi Arabia, the time has come to actually visit those places that Saudis has been dreaming about …

# 54 Selling Homemade Stuff

When it comes to creativity and originality I give it to Saudi women, I mean you will witness homemade stuff from different dimension of this …

# 56 Nutella® hazelnut spread

If you put it on a piece  of toast, a cake, or on a piece of cardboard … Saudis will still eat it. Yes, Nutella …

# 57 Full Size SUVs

Since inception, Saudis fell in love with full size SUVs, they are the vehicle for any household in Saudi Arabia.  If you ask any Saudi, …

# 57 Full Size SUVs

Since inception, Saudis fell in love with full size SUVs, they are the vehicle for any household in Saudi Arabia.  If you ask any Saudi, …

# 58 Rabeh Sager

If we can call anyone in Saudi Arabia a rockstar, it will be this guy – Rabeh Sager also know as “Abu Sager”, he is …

# 60 Lexus

Let a Saudi pick his favorite luxury vehicle between BMW, Mercedes Benz, or Audi … He will choose loudly and proudly Lexus with no doubt. …

# 61 Ray-Ban Shades

Not all Saudis are air force pilots, but walk around and all you will see are bunch of guys and gals rocking the classical Ray-Ban …

# 62 Being a Manager

Back in the days, people used to ask kids, what do they want to be when they grow up? And the answer usually either a …

# 63 Nasser Al-Qasabi

One of the top comedian actors in Saudi Arabia … Actually let me rephrase that, Nasser Al-Qasabi is the ONLY comedian in Saudi Arabia. Nasser …

# 66 Home Remedies

When Saudis get sick or don’t feel well … doctors and hospitals are not their first option. After going to bunch of exorcists in the neighborhood …

# 67 Bahrain

Once I asked a Western fellow who works here in Saudi Arabia, what is the best thing you experienced in Saudi? He said … Bahrain. …

# 68 Vimto

So big, so black, so thick, so sweet … I am describing the most popular beverage Saudis like to drink during the holy month of …

# 69 MBC

The most watched TV channel in Saudi Arabia … and trust me it’s not by choice. At first, MBC started broadcasting with one channel only before …

# 70 Lebanese Food

When we talk about Kebabs, Hummus, Falafel, Shawarma; we refer to one of the most popular cuisines in Saudi Arabia or the safest bit to …

# 71 Patchi

Patchi chocolate (or Batchi chocolate with capital B; this how most Saudis like to pronounce it) is the perfect gift you can give when you …

# 72 Events

Saudis like to attend events, and when I say events I mean exhibitions, conferences, bazaars, and so on. And sometimes I feel that some Saudis …

# 73 Thursday

Even after the weekend days were changed from Thursday and Friday, to Friday and Saturday… for Saudis Thursday will be still a special day and …

# 74 Winter

Winter is coming … the words that every Saudi says when winter season is approaching, the reason Saudis notify each other that winter is coming, …

# 75 Arabic Coffee and Dates

The two most common staple things you will find in any Saudi household are; Arabic coffee and a bowl of fresh dates. Arabic coffee and …

# 75 Arabic Coffee and Dates

The two most common staple things you will find in any Saudi household are; Arabic coffee and a bowl of fresh dates. Arabic coffee and …

# 77 Dynamite Shrimp

The most ordered appetizer item in all Saudi Arabia’s restaurants… is none other than Dynamite Shrimp. As I mentioned in previous blogs, Saudis love to …

# 78 Giving Advices

If Saudis are expert in anything it will be on everything. Saudis love to give advices to each other on different topics and subjects, either …

# 79 MontBlanc® Pen

If Saudis would like to show that they made it in this world, it will not be through fancy cars nor expensive watches… it will …

# 80 Spanish Latte

In the summer of 1998, I visited Spain with my family and I observed most, if not all locals start their day with a drink …

# 81 Food Trucks

Few years ago, if you drive around Saudi Arabia you will notice the amount of food trucks parked all over the place. Food trucks became …

# 82 ZARA

ZARA aka the Saudi uniform, this clothing company is the love and joy for the majority of Saudis. When Saudis would like to upgrade their …

# 83 Fifi Abdou

Fifi Abdou is an Egyptian icon that started her career in the showbiz as a belly dancer; we can consider her as one of the …

# 84 Nespresso®

If you are not into coffee but you want to look like a coffee connoisseur, you must get one of those fancy Nespresso machines to …

# 85 Twitter

This blog is kind of four years late, but as the cliché goes; better late than never. Yes I referred to Twitter and the social …

# 86 Thriller Movies

With the Netsex I mean Netflix movement that took Saudis by storm the past few years, watching movies became the most poplar spare time activity …

# 87 V60 Coffee

Its about time to talk about the long lasting trend that took Saudis by storm, yes I had a blog about # 41 Black Coffee …

# 88 K-pop

If you were born before the year of 2000, sorry this blog is not for you and you can skip it, and I know our …

# 90 Sauces & Condiments

You will never see Saudis eating anything without showering their food with sauces and condiments. And Saudis will add sauces for savory and sweet dishes; …

# 89 Fashionistas

Yes fashion have been around for decades, and fashion designers were living with us since humans discovered clothes. But the past few years there are …

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