Leaving everything I knew behind, I arrived in Saudi Arabia in early December, 2020.
A quick trip to New York to meet with my book coach, Steve.
Snorkeling on the Gayal Peninsula on the Saudi Arabian coast of the Red Sea is my new obsession.
Tiny fishing villages and vibrant towns dot the coast from Barcelona to the French border.
Visiting the ancient Nabatean capital of Petra was a childhood dream.
After getting vaxxed and seeing my daughter in the USA, I spent a week in Athens.
My studies of ancient Midian and Nabatean cultures has informed my work here and my memoir.
Spent the Eid al-Adha holiday across the Jordanian border in the resort town of Aqaba.
We took our day off to go back and share some Saudi heritage sites with members of our team.
Spent a week working with some of my creative teams out in Hollywood.
Another week in Barcelona before returning to Saudi Arabia.
A historic, bustling city on the way to the Costa Brava.
An unexpected trip to Washington DC to work on my Saudi resident visa.
Some much needed downtime and research for the TV pilot in my adopted city of Savannah.
My first rotational leave I spent with friends in Dubai dune bashing in the Arabian desert.
Roaming the historic district of Al Balad in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Our driver was named Aladdin. They filmed the Martian, Dune, and Lawrence of Arabia here.
My pilgrimmage to the birthplace of artist Salvador Dalí, and the Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador Dalí
Escaping the project in Saudi Arabia with two weeks of leave in Barcelona, Spain.
More exploration around Aqaba Jordan.
Living and working on the Saudi coast of the Gulf of Aqaba has been transformative.
An unexpected two-week adventure in Bahrain happened quite suddenly.
Back from the US, I had a day here. Our company built this airport, and it is beautiful.