Al Khobar is a city in Saudi Arabia which is located in the Eastern Province. Although the city offers many wonderful tourist attractions and nice places to stay, it still has laws that apply not only to its citizens but to tourists as well. Aside from the conservative clothing and women banned from driving, there are also restrictions when it comes to eating and drinking in Al Khobar.
Eating and drinking in Al Khobar is different from Western countries. If you are a Westerner, you may feel frustrated, especially if it’s is your first day in the city or if you are there to have some fun. Al Khobar and the entire Kingdom prohibit consumption of alcohol, as well as eating pork. [Read more…]