Saudi Caviar is being Produced in Dammam

Saudi Caviar is being Produced in Dammam

BY Catherine Enfield / /

One does not expect to see a label on their tin of caviar stating, “Product of Saudi Arabia”. After all, the sturgeon that produce caviar are found in countries that have plenty of cool, fresh water - something that is not found in large quantities in Saudi Arabia.

The Seven Natural Wonders of Arabia, Part V – The Farasan Islands

The Seven Natural Wonders of Arabia, Part V – The Farasan Islands

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The Farasan Islands, lying 30 miles off the coast of the Red Sea near the city of Jizan, have been called “the Crown Jewels of Saudi Arabia’s travel treasures,” and with good reason. Their unique natural habitat, which includes...

Colorado Springs Touring Opportunities

Colorado Springs Touring Opportunities

BY Aramco ExPats / /

While the Hafla Reunion will have bus tours to three of the top attractions in the Colorado Springs (COS) region, there are over 300 other activities that you may want to consider during your time before, during or after the reunion.

2019 Year in Review: Highlights from the Past Year

2019 Year in Review: Highlights from the Past Year

BY Aramco ExPats / /

As we begin a new year in a new decade, we gather inspiration by taking a look back at what news the Aramco ExPats community enjoyed the most. Here are the highlights - stories, photos and more - in case you missed them...

JHAH Wellbeing Magazine - Winter 2020

JHAH Wellbeing Magazine - Winter 2020

BY Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare / /

We are proud to bring you the Winter edition of our Wellbeing Magazine. Discover new services and the latest health and wellness news, all available at the click of a button.

Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia

Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia

BY Security Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia / /

The Mission advises the American community in Saudi Arabia of the heightened risk of missile and drone attacks. In the past, regional actors hostile to Saudi Arabia have conducted missile and drone attacks against both civilian and military targets inside the Kingdom.

Holiday Season in Dhahran: A Month of Culture, Warmth, and Wonder

Holiday Season in Dhahran: A Month of Culture, Warmth, and Wonder

BY Anushka Bose / /

Christmas season in Dhahran is no ordinary tale — it’s the time of the year the cookie-cutter box homes are carefully decorated with lights, decorations, and wreaths. The vibe of the ExPat town is full of life and energy...

“There’s gold in them thar hills!” (Maybe)

“There’s gold in them thar hills!” (Maybe)

BY Aramco ExPats / /

“Well, boys, this sure is some cripple creek.” —Levi Welty. Next year’s Hafla reunion, scheduled for September 2020 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, will be held in the shadow of one of the American West’s most famous landmarks, Pikes Peak.

Seymours Tour Morocco

Seymours Tour Morocco

BY Aramco ExPats / /

For thirty-two years, beginning in 1980, Shirley Seymour served as a Senior Staff Nurse at the Abqaiq Health Center where she specialized in women and children's health care while she and her late husband, Cornell, raised their four children...

Aramco 'Hikers' Convene in the Pacific Northwest

Aramco 'Hikers' Convene in the Pacific Northwest

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The Pacific Northwest is known for its beautiful coastal scenery, snow-capped mountain peaks, moderate climate and endless miles of greenway trails that beckon nature explorers from all corners of the globe. Recently, a group of Aramco annuitants and friends...

Meet Jeopardy! Champion and Aramco Brat Ryan Bradley

Meet Jeopardy! Champion and Aramco Brat Ryan Bradley

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Fans of television game show Jeopardy!, America's favorite quiz show, may have recognized a familiar face late last month. Aramco Brat Ryan Bradley was a contestant on the episodes which aired October 21-22, 2019.

The Seven Natural Wonders of Arabia, Part III: The Edge of the World

The Seven Natural Wonders of Arabia, Part III: The Edge of the World

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Nature is often in a playful mood when it comes time to determine the shape and character of Mother Earth. Take the example of the Arabian Peninsula, for instance. Few places on earth are as chock full of geologic surprises as the Kingdom.

The Return of the BHOG

The Return of the BHOG

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Astute AXP readers may remember us asking the loaded question, “What in the World Is a BHOG?” back on 15 July 2015. For those of you not in the know, “BHOG” stands for “Bahrain Hilton Outing Group”—the name a band of US expat annuitants...

Aramco Retiree Golf Group Teed It Up in Sarasota, FL

Aramco Retiree Golf Group Teed It Up in Sarasota, FL

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The Saudi Aramco Retiree Golf Group held their second event this year at The Resort at Longboat Key Resort in Sarasota, Florida October 7-11, 2019. The gathering was hosted and organized by local residents Dennis and Beatriz Niemeyer...