Opening Doors: Kingdom Begins Issuing Tourist Visas

Opening Doors: Kingdom Begins Issuing Tourist Visas

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Aramco ExPats are all too familiar with the scenario. After describing the wonders of Saudi Arabia to a friend with gypsy feet who’s eager to experience these magical places for him- or herself...

Pearl Diving in the Gulf - 1938: Part 2 of Distant Arabia

Pearl Diving in the Gulf - 1938: Part 2 of Distant Arabia

BY Tim Barger / /

We invite you to enjoy part 2 of the 12 part Distant Arabia video series. Next to dates, pearls were the biggest business in Al Hasa. Though the boom days of the 20s were long gone due to the Depression and the introduction of cultured pearls there was still a sizeable fleet.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 16, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 16, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

It was a Cairo composer who produced the world’s first electronic remix 75 years ago. Today, EDM fans and DJs from across the globe are gathering on the shores of the Red Sea at the annual Sandbox Festival.

Panorama 2019 – Issue 1

Panorama 2019 – Issue 1

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

In this issue, learn more about how to teach kids about safety, improve your online security, and promote inclusion of people with disabilities within your community.

Tackling Corrosion: A $2.5 Trillion Problem Globally

Tackling Corrosion: A $2.5 Trillion Problem Globally

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Internal corrosion in pipelines is one of the most significant challenges facing Saudi Aramco on a daily basis, more than 200 attendees from Saudi Aramco organizations were told recently at a forum and exhibition.

Aramco Brat and Pilot April Allen Joins JetBlue

Aramco Brat and Pilot April Allen Joins JetBlue

BY Claude Allen / /

If you happen to be flying on a JetBlue Airbus and hear the name April Allen announced as one of the pilots over the intercom, that would be April Allen (Dharan School '97). April’s Mom and Dad (Claude and Verna Allen, Dhahran 1985-2000)...

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 03, 2019

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - October 03, 2019

BY AramcoWorld / /

A marvel of ultramodern architecture and engineering inspired by a simple arrangement of stones, The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, or Ithra, is one of Saudi Arabia’s newest sources of energy—creativity, culture and knowledge.

The Air Force Academy – A “Must See” in Colorado Springs

The Air Force Academy – A “Must See” in Colorado Springs

BY Aramco ExPats / /

“Whether you’ve come to Colorado Springs as a visitor, cadet, parent or new member of our staff, one thing is certain—the United States Air Force Academy experience is unlike any other.” With these words, the United States Air Force Academy...

A Kingdom First: ‘Born a King’ Premieres at Ithra

A Kingdom First: ‘Born a King’ Premieres at Ithra

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The first Saudi movie to premier in the country, “Born a King,” was screened at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) during Saudi National Day celebrations. Based on the life of King Faisal ibn ‘Abd Al-‘Aziz Al Sa’ud, the movie recounts the tale of a then 13-year old prince, who was sent on a high-stakes diplomatic mission to Britain.

Abha's Internationally Significant Treasure

Abha's Internationally Significant Treasure

BY The Arabian Sun / /

An area blessed with some of the planet’s most precious biodiversity thrives within the lower slopes of Saudi Arabia’s mighty southwest mountain range.

A Reel History of the Kingdom's Proud Past

A Reel History of the Kingdom's Proud Past

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Over the past two months, film crews have descended on the cities of Dhahran, Al Majmaah, and Riyadh, recreating scenes from Saudi Arabia’s history for a film that celebrates Saudi National Day.