Another important part of being a user experience researcher is doing field studies and ethnographic observation, often in locations other than the U.S. I love traveling and learning about other cultures, so I found this blog post that my friend Mohammad posted recently to be really intriguing. In it, the author explains what wedding ceremonies are like in Saudi Arabia.
I learned, for instance, that:
Men and women’s parties are usually held at different venues, sometimes even at different times. If they are held at the same location, access between the two is strictly prohibited and enforced by Saudi ministries.
Many more interesting facts and great pictures in the post.
[via NidalM photography]