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2009-12-25 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Would YOU be happy married to someone from a totally different culture, religion, and country? Susie answers a reader's questions about what it's really like for an American woman to live in a strictly religious male-dominated society. You won't want to miss this brutally honest post on Susie's Big Adventure! http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/12/dear-susie.html While women in Saudi Arabia must be cloaked in black from head to toe,...

2009-12-04 12:21:00

BOSTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "You don't have to be a Halliburton to succeed in the Middle East," says Jeffrey Ornstein, CEO of J/Brice Design, which has established itself as an international hotel-design powerhouse through its growing presence in the region. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091204/NE21226 ) In Saudi Arabia, for example, the firm is currently designing a $300 million Hotel and Office Tower, a commission from one of the Kingdom's most prominent families....

2009-12-02 09:24:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Forsythe Transportation has just completed a major consulting project, serving as the School Bus Industry Subject Matter Expert for Hafil Transport, the largest private bus transport company in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperative Countries. Hafil Transport is a division of the Mohammed Y. Naghi Group, based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. For the past 10 years, Hafil's primary business has been transporting 39% of the 3 million Islamic tourists...

2009-11-20 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Child custody cases in the Middle East almost always end in favor of the father. A recent case making headlines around the world involves a British mother and a dead Qatari father's family battling over the custody of a ten-year-old boy. Read all about it on the latest post of Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/11/childs-custody.html While you're at it, take a look at Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo...

2009-11-13 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Honor killings are barbaric and archaic yet they continue to happen with frightening frequency all over the world. The reasons for committing these murders are as feeble as they come. You can read about this subject on the latest post of Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/11/where-is-honor.html While you're at it, take a look at Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, which offers a peek into life in...

2009-11-06 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Blaming all Muslims for what happened on 9/11/2001 is a gross injustice. Putting it in writing on a memorial plaque would only fuel more hatred. Read about the controversy on the latest post on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/11/peace-tolerance-and-compassion.html See why Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is called the City of Art. Check out Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, to see for yourself....

2009-10-30 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sex is a taboo subject in Saudi Arabia, so much so that for discussing his sex life on television, a Saudi man has been sentenced to five years in prison and 1000 lashes. But how two Saudi women who worked for the satellite TV station that broadcast the show have also been arrested and charged with crimes somehow related to this event boggles her mind. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/10/sex-lies-and-videotape.html Read about Susie's...

2009-09-25 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Susie examines the sacrifices and freedoms she has given up to move to Saudi Arabia and comes to the realization that it took some courage to do it. Read her latest post on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/09/courage.html Jeddah Daily Photo Journal offers a rare glimpse into daily life in Saudi Arabia. This past week's photos include a young candy salesman and a candid and quiet moment of a man drinking...

2009-09-11 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- We've all sat next to them on an airplane - the grubby looking man who desperately needs a shower, or the person whose breath is so noxious it makes you gag. Join Susie and her teenaged son as she recounts a recent plane ride sitting next to the seatmate from hell on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/09/man-on-plane.htmlhttp://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/08/why-havent-these-caught-on-in-america.html...

2009-09-04 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Toilet facilities vary greatly around the world. In Saudi Arabia, and many other countries, there's a simple piece of equipment found in most toilets that is so practical and hygienic that Susie just doesn't understand why it hasn't caught on big-time in America. Find out what she's talking about on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/08/why-havent-these-caught-on-in-america.html Check out Jeddah Daily Photo...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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