Life as a Nanny Working in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia is a traditional Muslim country where Islamic law is upheld. Saudi Arabian people are family orientated and generally friendly to foreigners.
The country is becoming more westernised and has recently opened cinemas and women now have the legal right to drive.
Things that make Saudi different to the West:
Call to Prayer
In Saudi Arabia, there are five daily prayers. Shops close during each prayer.
The 5 Prayers
- Fajr – between dawn and sunrise
- Dhuhr – noon
- ‘Asr – mid-afternoon
- Maghrib – sunset
- ‘Isha – night