#44 New Arrivals guide to Kuwait – getting around

When we move to a new country we think of the obvious – what to pack and make a list of things to do there and visit but we never really think about the simple things that will make our lives a lot easier such as where things are, how the taxi system works or…

#42 Visa process for Kuwait

The journey to actually move to Kuwait can be quite something at the best of times but add on a pandemic, it can all get a little…chaotic! However don’t panic because we are all going through it, even us ones that aren’t new to Kuwait. Those who moved to Kuwait last year will be going…

#41 Second Blog created – thearabicgraduate

As I am currently in isolation as part of the rules coming back into England as well as testing positive on Sunday I thought I would use my time wisely and create a second blog to keep all arabic posts in one domain. It’s called – thearabicgraduate as seen above. The title on the homepage…

#40 The continued ban on expats returning to Kuwait

I wanted to put effort today into highlighting what is happening here in Kuwait in regards to the continuous ban on expats returning to the country. This is a hot topic right now being discussed in Kuwait, with tensions heightened with the clear frustration of the decisions being made which undoubtedly affects the expat community…

#31 Kuwait National and Liberation Day

Today marks the 60th anniversary of Kuwait National Day (25th February) with the Liberation day following tomorrow which will be its 30th anniversary. It marks an important day in Kuwait history when it was liberated from the Iraqi invasion back in 1990. It celebrates the independence of Kuwait. It is also the first National and…

#28 London Mayor declares ‘a major incident’ Third National Lockdown

As I’m sure everyone is aware across the world now, England has entered into its third national lockdown. This comes after hospitals have detected a new strain of the coronavirus in England. This has been described as far more infectious than the previous coronavirus which will raise a lot of fears for those in the…

#25 Life inside the online classroom

Here in Kuwait children haven’t been in school since March due to Covid. While schools across the world, especially back in England, have opened up again, schools here have remained closed. There is no certainty or any real clarification of when children and staff can go back to school again. This leaves a lot of…

#19 Pre opp during a pandemic

When you have surgery there are three main steps you take, the pre opp which is what I’m going to explain today, the surgery itself, and then the post opp. People’s experiences will vary however this is my experience having a laparoscopy during a pandemic. A little bit of background Just a bit of background…