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What we usually hear from the Middle East is dark, angry stuff, whereas this Region is a lot more than Oil and war with fascinating countries around the Persian Gulf, like Bahrain that’s a great country for Expats.
In this post, we’ll discuss Kuwait, a small but exciting nation.
Recent History of Kuwait
In recent history, Kuwait was almost colonized and protected by the UK and became an independent state on June 19, 1962. The fun fact here is that because, in late June, the weather could be too hot in Kuwait in the daytime, they changed the celebration date to February, so that people don’t get boiled while being outside!
People in Kuwait
Although Kuwait has more than 4.1 million people in it, Only about %30 of the population are Kuwaiti citizens! The rest are expats working there who come either from Arabic countries like Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon or Asian countries such as India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. There’s also a small minority of Whites, mostly British. There is also an American military base in the country.
what to do in Kuwait
Beach in Kuwait
Kuwait is home to great beaches and since there’s no dress code for people, you can chill beside the blue waters of the Persian Gulf.
Kuwait Towers in Kuwait
These three towers are Modern Kuwait’s Icons. The middle tower does nothing but the other two hold 9,000 cubic meters (2,400,000 US gal) of water in them. One of the towers has a Restaurant that has the capacity for 90 guests.
Souq Al-Mubarakiya in Kuwait
This bazaar is more than 200 years old, being the heart of Kuwait’s economy before discovering oil. You can spend a few hours at Souq Al-Mubarakiya and don’t even notice it! You’ll find various goods here from Antique Persian carpets to spices and traditional dresses.
The Scientific Center in Kuwait
This 80,000 square meters Center is a great place to get educated about the Persian Gulf’s environment and enjoy the second biggest aquarium in the Middle East after Dubai.
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Have been to Kuwait twice in 2006 and 2008 for business meetings and found it quite liberal and open indeed 🙂
Perfect! Thank you for sharing your experiences with us! I truly appreciate it!
You’re right! Kuwait is nothing like westerners think!
Now you are creating prejudices the other way round! Moreover what is a westerner? Sounds like propaganda 🤬
Lol! I meant in general! When ever I talk to people in the US and Canada about Middle East, a lot of them think there’s war in all of them and people commute by camel!
I didn’t mean to offend, sorry! I’m a westerner myself! Lol!
I spent some time in Kuwait and I didn’t know anyone there who spoke English.
Hello dear PoeEternal.
Maybe I was lucky then! Lol
Thank you for your comment!
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It looks like a great place to visit.
A long time ago. I spend a year in Kuwait. The Kuwait people, always kind to me. Treated the soldiers with respect. I wasn’t allow to pay for the meals I try to buy. One day, I can visit again.
Wow, that must’ve been a unique experience! Thanks for sharing.
I was watching a soldier’s video a few days ago who was giving recommendations on how to save money while being in Kuwait!
I was there in 1991. A different situation. They needed us.
That’s even more interesting! During the gulf war (If I recall it well). You guys were their rescuers. Their country would’ve not existed now without you!
Should definitely go see Kuwait!