I'd forgotten how exciting the small things could be.
Back home, hooking up is practically a foregone conclusion when you spark with a guy.
We didn’t want to create problems for the people in the photos: from the young man flashing us his phone number as he tried to pick us up on a Thursday night in Riyadh to the men and women jet-skiing, swimming, and playing around together in the sea outside of Jeddah.
Photos surfaced on Tuesday of Rihanna making out with a mystery man — who's now been identified as Saudi billionaire Hassan Jameel — while vacationing in Spain, and you bet Twitter was all over it.
(We figured I'd be safe, given an unspoken rule that Westerners aren't subject to the same restrictive laws and harsh punishments as Saudi women.) My curfew was 10 p.m.I'd come to Saudi Arabia from Iowa to do research for a novel, and Yaser was supposed to help me fact-check the details.When I'd met him earlier in the evening at my host family's house, I hadn't expected such a looker; with a shaved head, goatee, and jeans, he cut quite the hipster figure.She is currently working on a novel set in Saudi Arabia.At Arab Lounge, we take the security of our members very seriously, which is why we take pride in our 5 Star Safety Program.