Out & About

This category is all about keeping your child entertained in and out of the home. We’ll talk about things like child friendly activities in your city, being abroad with your little one, toddler travel necessities, family stay-cation ideas and entertaining your little one at home.

7 Best Family Beaches on the Arabian Peninsula!

A relaxing day at the beach during summers is a great activity for families! Here are five amazing beaches located in different places around the Arabian Peninsula that are perfect to visit with your kids. Read More

Posted on September 20, 2017
by Laura, Blue Abaya

5 family summer escapes for Eid Holidays!

Are you planning a family vacation for this summer’s Eid break? The perfect places to spend Eid Al Fitr are locations where one can relax with beautiful scenery, recharging after Ramadan and enjoying quality time with the family. Read More

Posted on June 15, 2017
by Laura, Blue Abaya

10 steps to boost your child’s immunity when travelling

Travelling can be fun and relaxing but it can also be stressful especially for us moms. At the end of the day travelling and seeing new places takes a toll on both adults and children. Read More

Posted on January 31, 2017
by Laura, Blue Abaya

Smart hacks to save money when planning a vacation with your kids

I often hear the question: “How do you manage to travel so much with the kids”? It must be so expensive! Well I’ve got good news for you because if you plan your trips well ahead and research properly, you can make it happen for a very affordable cost. Read More

Posted on December 22, 2016
by Laura, Blue Abaya

Gifts for mom and toddlers who love to travel

When it comes to traveling with small kids moms can greatly improve their experience with a few tricks up their sleeves. The following list has some great ideas for what to get a traveling mommy to make their trips even more enjoyable! Read More

Posted on August 29, 2016
by Laura, Blue Abaya

8 places to escape the heat in the Gulf

Believe it or not there are places in the Gulf region where the weather is cooler even during the hottest summer months. A trip outside of the region is not always necessary to escape the heat. Check out some of these suggestions for a cool escape with your family! Read More

Posted on July 25, 2016
by Laura, Blue Abaya

Lesser known travel destinations in Europe for summer

This summer check out some of these lesser known gems in Europe with your family! There’s so much more to discover on the paths less traveled. Read More

Posted on June 21, 2016
by Laura, Blue Abaya

14 Ways to Survive a Flight with kids

With the upcoming summer holidays parents everywhere are planning for vacations which often involves flying with kids. As a frequent traveler myself, I have gone through a certain trial and error process with trying to find out ways Read More

Posted on May 19, 2016
by Laura, Blue Abaya

Desert Trip Check List With Kids

Want to visit the desert but not sure where to head or what to take with you?
Going out for the first time might feel scary at first, but it’s good to keep a few safety tips in mind and be well prepared to ensure everything Read More

Posted on April 21, 2016
by Laura, Blue Abaya

Ten reasons to Travel With Kids

People often ask me, how do you do it? How do you travel with the children still being so young? When I get this question, it does seem like an intimidating and frightening thought, when just getting the kids to dress and move out Read More

Posted on February 02, 2016
by Laura, Blue Abaya

Out and About with Laura

Hello there everyone! My name is Laura and I run a website geared at helping expats make the most out of their time in Saudi Arabia. I'm also a freelance travel writer and photographer. Read More

Posted on November 10, 2015
by Laura, Blue Abaya