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Riyadh



If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Heavy winter clothes, but bring warm clothes at least for the cold winters. Riyadh is in the middle of the desert, but contrary to what most people think, it cools down considerably in fall and winter. - Oct 13, 2017
Heavy winter coat and snow boots. - Jan 19, 2017
Maybe your dog if you have one. Bring lots of books because Saudi bookstores don't carry fiction, only religious (Islamic) and technical/how-to literature. - May 20, 2016
Alcohol, pork, guns, pornography, etc. It's a strict Muslim country. - Nov 9, 2015
Freedom. - Oct 27, 2015
Alcohol, pork rinds, religious statues, Christmas trees, Playboy collection etc. Unless you are a diplomat they will be confiscated and could cause you big problems. - Jan 23, 2015
Dog. Not a great life here. - Sep 28, 2014
Heavy winter clothes, but bring warm clothes at least for the cold winters. We're in the middle of the desert here, but contrary to what most people think, it cools down considerably in fall and winter. - Mar 26, 2014
High expectations thinking you will walk right into the same sort of environment you just left. - Dec 4, 2013
Anything that has to do with cold weather - Oct 9, 2013
prejudices - Saudi is bizarre and unlike any other country on earth. It is not like Dubai or Abu Dhabi, or anywhere else. With an open mind, you can have some interesting adventures here. - Mar 17, 2013
Food (everything is available locally), designer clothing (lots of designer shopping locally). - Jul 27, 2010
heavy winter clothes. - Mar 29, 2010
rain coat - Jan 18, 2010
parkas, snow boots, and trench coats. But do bring a hoodie for the one month it's actually a little chilly. - Dec 29, 2009
Hope to engage Saudi women or Saudi men on issues of importance. - Oct 21, 2008
Lawnmower and gardening supplies. - Aug 6, 2008