While being a blogger can be a great opportunity to express yourself it can also become time consuming. In fact, there are many bloggers who have quit their full time jobs in order to blog permanently. What may seem like an effortless task for those who are reading the blogs is far from easy for the bloggers. They are tasked with the responsibility of creating content, editorial calendars and the overall maintenance of the website.
Yet, blogging in the Middle East comes with its own set of challenges. Attitudes throughout the region range from the more lax, like Dubai, where you can essentially wear whatever you want, to Saudi Arabia, where women are not permitted to drive or even leave the country without explicit written consent from a male spouse or guardian. But regardless of city or state, there is value placed on the traditional.