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BLUE ABAYA ARTICLES & PHOTOGRAPHY by Laura Alho have been published in following media outlets:

Beautiful Places in Riyadh Desert Attamween Magazine July 2017

10 Most Magnificent Places to Visit in Saudi Arabia: Seikkailjattaret Finnish Travel Portal

Saudi Voyager Magazine 2016 issue #21 : In the Lens: Laura Alho

MOMMY’S CORNER MIDDLE EAST: 7 Best Beaches in Arabian Peninsula

MOMMY’S CORNER MIDDLE EAST: 5 Family Escapes for Eid

MOMMY’S CORNER MIDDLE EAST: 10 Steps to Boost your child’s immunity when traveling

MOMMY’S CORNER MIDDLE EAST: Smart Hacks to Save money when traveling with Kids

MOMMY’S CORNER MIDDLE EAST: Gifts Ideas for Moms and Toddlers who travel

MOMMY’S CORNER MIDDLE EAST: 5 Places to escape the heat in the Gulf

MOMMY’S CORNER MIDDLE EAST: Lesser Known Travel destinations in Europe

MOMMY’S CORNER MIDDLE EAST: 14 ways to Survive a Flight with kids

MOMMY’s CORNER ME: 10 Reasons to Travel with Kids

MOMMY’s CORNER ME: Desert Trip Packing Check List With Kids

MOMMY’s CORNER ME: Out and About with Laura

Radisson Blu Riyadh: Expats guide to Riyadh 

ARAMCO 2014 Diary: From Earth & Stone; Architectural Treasures of the Kingdom. Inspiral Design Ltd, January 2014.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PUBLICATION: “Where the Locals Go”  Toucan Books Ltd, February 2014.

Design, Creativity, and Culture: An Orientation to Design” by Maurice Barnwell. August Black Dog of London, November 2011.

Saudi Gazette: Children are Treasures not Airbags or Bullets! ( Car seat awareness)

My Destination www.mydestination.com:

Saudi Arabia: Regional Overview

Saudi Arabia: Geography

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Cuisine

Saudi Arabia: History and Culture

Saudi Arabia: Photos

Saudi Arabia: Riyadh Overview

Saudi Arabia: Janadriyeh Heritage and Cultural festival

Riyadh Sightseeing: National Museum

Women’s Web: Travel the World with Kids: Riyadh 

Women’s Skills Bureau Newsletter, February 2013

RIYADH’S HIDDEN GEMS-THE DIPLOMATIC QUARTER GARDENS

Women’s Skills Bureau Newsletter, March 2013

EXPATS GUIDE: JANADRIYAH CULTURAL HERITAGE FESTIVAL WITH CHILDREN

Women’s Skills Bureau Newsletter, April 2013

Rawdhat Khuraim, The King’s Forest

Women’s Skills Bureau Newsletter, June 2013

TEN POOLS IN RIYADH TO COOL OFF IN THIS SUMMER!

Destination Riyadh March 2013, 

AL QARYAH AL-NAJDIYA-THE NAJDI VILLAGE RESTAURANT

Destination Riyadh April 2013

TOP TEN THINGS TO DO AT JANADRIYAH FESTIVAL

Destination Riyadh May 2013

USHAIGER HERITAGE VILLAGE

TOP TEN THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND ABHA

Destination Riyadh June 2013

LAKE KHARRARAH PARK AND HIFNA WATERFALL

Destination Riyadh July 2013

TEN THINGS TO DO DURING EID HOLIDAYS IN RIYADH

Destination Riyadh July 2013

TOP ACTIVITIES IN THE DIPLOMATIC QUARTER DURING SUMMER

Destination Riyadh October 2013 

Riyadh’s Top Ten Eats with Kids

Destination Riyadh December 2013: Camel Milk

MidEastPosts:

Saudi-Arabia: Roads Not Paved In Gold For All: http://mideastposts.com/2013/01/saudi-arabia-roads-not-paved-in-gold-for-all/

Saudi Salary Racism: http://mideastposts.com/2012/07/saudi-salary-racism/

Lingerie In Saudi-An End To The Humiliation? http://mideastposts.com/2011/09/lingerie-in-saudi-an-end-to-the-humiliation/

Time To Re-Think On Tourism In Saudi-Arabia? http://mideastposts.com/2011/09/time-for-re-think-on-tourism-in-saudi-arabia/

SaudiLife:

The Real Saudi-Arabia: http://saudilife.net/photo-blog/102-riyadh/29277-the-real-saudi-arabia-janadriyah-festival-2012-28-pics

 

AWARDS and HONORS :

Stepfeed: Top 10 Foreigners in the Arab World 2017: Laura Alho founder/author of Blue Abaya  #10

Top 100 Middle-Eastern Blogs and Websites 2017: Blue Abaya #27

Globe Hunters: 30 Best Expats Blogs of 2017: Blue Abaya #2

Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards: FINALIST Best Website Promoting Tourism 2013 & 2014

13th Annual Weblog Awards: Best Asian (including Middle-Eastern) Weblog 2013: Blue Abaya

12th Annual Weblog Awards: Best Asian Weblog 2012 Finalist: Blue Abaya 

Expats Blog Awards Gold Medal 2012

Blue Abaya blog love testimonials from readers

Blog Fan Mail-Hall Of Fame

 

BLUE ABAYA INTERVIEWED

Interview on YLE TV Channel

interview on MBC channel

Well known Finns living abroad by HBL (Swedish language)

Podcast interview Cafe au lait Kahvihetkia maailmalla (Finnish langiage)

Interview on Amazing Saudia site (Russian language)

Blue Abaya interviewed by Arab News

From Jeddah blog: ‘A Bonny blithe Blue” 

OnaOnaOna Polish Women’s magazine

Arabiya Saudyjska

InterNations Expat Community

JeddahBlog 

 

 

 

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