I have met a good group of friends who really are welcoming and who have helped me out along the way. This is an entirely different country in an entirely different region.
A quicker approach is the “drive-by method,” where the man shouts a compliment out his car window and then throw his digits onto the street before he peels away.
I firmly believe that any situation is made best with a positive attitude.
If you are expecting things to be exactly as the way they are at home, you will have trouble. Single male accommodations are newly renovated and are really nice, but small. In my spare time, I like to spend time with friends and family at home, and go to the beach, downtown, and of course, the theme parks. Besides the obvious gym time, you do have a lot of time for yourself here in Riyadh.
None of the men indicated that this had led to anything more than a telephone conversation.
One survey participant left his car in a lot with a “for sale” sign on the window and his phone number attached.