Banned: Taking pictures of buildings You're on holiday so you're going to snap pictures all the time, right? Photographing government buildings, military installations, and palaces is not allowed.
One should also avoid photographing local people - especially Saudi Arabian men without their permission - and don't point a camera in the direction of women.
When a woman shows some interest, the man begs her not to hang up until they agree to speak again.
None of the men indicated that this had led to anything more than a telephone conversation.
So how do men flirt with women in one of the world’s most conservative countries?
Men have some pretty ingenious (and often illegal) solutions, I learned in my recent survey of 40 Saudi men.
Article 39 of the kingdom's "Basic Law of Governance" states that Mass media and all other vehicles of expression shall employ civil and polite language, contribute towards the education of the nation and strengthen unity.