#49 How to save in Kuwait ?

It’s no secret that people come to Kuwait to save. Whilst yes it can be a great place to save, it can also mean that people are more willing to spend money on travelling to essentially ‘get out of Kuwait’ to see and do things that otherwise they could not find here. I think the…

#46 Weekend in London

Back in one of my favourite cities, London! The city that never sleeps. I came back to London to sort out my visa at the embassy for going back to Kuwait as well as frantically trying to find somewhere that would give me the second dose of my vaccine at 6 weeks a part. With…

#45 The key to learning Arabic

Although Arabic is considered one of the hardest languages to learn after Mandarin I believe, don’t let that put you off! It is one of the most beautiful and not to mention useful languages especially if you are living and working in the Middle East. However like other languages there are different dialects you will…

#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…

#43 Who to follow in Kuwait

Keeping up to date with the news Kuwait Times is an English newspaper in Kuwait you can follow on instagram to get reliable news updates. Only confirmed reports will appear here. You also have the famous Kuwaituptodate account which is less reliable at times and often posts news without full confirmation. I would avoid to…

#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…

#30 It’s all about that kashta

If you live in Kuwait already then you are bound to know what a kashta is but for those that may not be familiar with it, it’s basically a picnic style set up often located on the beach or the desert here in Kuwait. It is a popular activity to do here, particularly during the…

#26 Spending Christmas in Kuwait

As you can tell by the title of this blogpost I am spending Christmas here in Kuwait for the first time. This will actually be my second time away from home during the Christmas period, last time was back in 2010 when I was living in Lebanon. This year however is different. The world is…