Kuwait Favorites

  • Welcome to Kuwait
    Welcome to Kuwait
    by jlanza29
  • Small but confusing !!!!
    Small but confusing !!!!
    by jlanza29
  • The Lighthouse, Protestant Complex
    The Lighthouse, Protestant Complex
    by pangtidor

Kuwait Favorites

  • Tourist Visa

    I spent a very short time here, en route to Iraq, but quiickly learned something worth passing on. Kuwait charges 3 Kuwaiti Dinar (KD) for a tourist visa. Those who haven't brought any KD with them would be wise to get them at the bank currency exchange in the Kuwait City airport, across the main hall from the visa counter. The bank charges the...

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  • Working Days and National Holidays

    The weekend in Kuwait will be on FRIDAY AND SATURDAY (from September 2007). It was on thursday and friday before. The ministry offices will be opened from Sunday to thursday,from 0800AM to 0100PM.Some offices will be opened few hours in the afternoon.BANKS CLOSE ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, and will be opened at MORNING TO EVENING FROM SUNDAY TO...

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  • The Christian

    Kuwait is a Moslem country but the Christians are free to worship in the churches here. The biggest complex of the Christian church will be located at the Kuwait City, nearby the Arabic Gulf Street and Supreme Court building. The complex divided into 2 big sections: one for the Catholic and the other one for the Protestant. The churches offer...

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  • The Drinking Water Fountain

    The water supply of Kuwait comes from the sea with a good distillation and standardized supervision. You may see the water counter or fountain all around the country. The water is safe and potable there. You could find that it is interesting to see many kinds and shapes of the water fountain in Kuwait.

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  • Al-Boom, Kuwaity sailing ship for...

    It will be a great souvenir for your loved ones back at home. Al Boom has been honored as a part of Kuwait history. You can see it in The State of Kuwait `s National Sign. The price depends on the material. See my antique shop in shopping tip.

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  • INSYAALAH formalities

    Are you going to do any paper work in any ministries in Kuwait? INSYAALAH, they will do it as their wish.:-))You have to call all the saints and Lords to give you as much patience as they could.After waiting for a long time in your home country (takes one year in many cases for working visa), you will still spend your first one-two months in Kuwait...

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  • Kuwait Dinar, Is it the highest...

    As far as I know, Kuwait Dinar is the highest currency in the world.1US$=0.289KD (Kuwait Dinar) so the price will be triple than US$.It won`t be practical for you to bring out KD to other countries besides GCC countries.Whenever you travel to Kuwait with some cash money with you, US $ and Euro will be fine to bring along with.You may sell your any...

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  • Ramadhan Activities

    Ramadhan is a month before Eid,moslem celebration, when moslems will do fasting during daytime.It will be on lunar calendar, so it won`t be on the same time every year.It will be started on the last week of September in 2006 and will be delayed 10days for following years.YOU CAN NOT EAT AND DRINK in public on daytime during this time.Working hours...

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  • Beautiful sea water

    Kuwait is at the top end of the Persian Gulf and has some beautiful water. It is for the most part very clear and clean. It is very, very salty and you can float in it quite easily.Water flows into the straits of Hormuz and just evaporates. Because of the evaporation rate the minerals stay behind making the water more mineral laden. This makes the...

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  • Emir's Palace

    Take the tour of the Emir's Palace. The American Embassy wrangled a tour for us in 1982. He was not there and we did not see much but it is gaudy as all get out. Finding a Canadian girl who had a bottle of Scotch Whiskey. She was with a team of softball players from Dubai. I came from Bahrain. We killed the bottle and........

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  • Visit the 3 famous towers that...

    Visit the 3 famous towers that looks like water tanks at the corniche (seaside). Although I was not very impressed with them but since they were built in the 70s where there were not a lot of tallbuildings at that time, I think they were impressive then Food, food and food...that's the most immense memory of Kuwait. I guess due to the hot weather...

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  • Guardian624's General Tip

    I drove into Kuwait City the day the truce was called at the end of Desert Storm. Random buildings were destroyed, signs of pillaging were everywhere, and evidence of Iraqi atrocities. My last trip into the city a month later, the city was already on the road to recovery. It must be a much better place now.

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  • Kuwait Towers The Kuwait...

    Kuwait Towers The Kuwait Towers have become the most famous landmark in the country. These three unique towers have a dual function as both entertainment facilities and water reservoirs. The upper sphere of the main tower has a revolving observation deck with a cafeteria that gives the visitor a full panoramic view of Kuwait City and the Arabian...

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  • See some of the grandure...

    See some of the grandure homes. Just drive around some of the main streets and you will be amazed at the size of some of the homes.

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  • All our friends back home, and...

    All our friends back home, and friends from VT, ask us what is it really really like to live in Kuwait. I know this is long- in-the tooth, so sit back relax and we will tell you what it is REALLY REALLY like to live here.First of all a little history, Kuwait lies at the head of the Arabian Gulf, between latitude 28 and 30 north and longitude 46 and...

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  • The Old Souk (market)

    The great shopping in the old souk and the gold markets will amaze you. So many things and just not enough time to see it all in one day. This is a three day adventure. Everything from aluminum cookware to gold, blankets, dishdashas, shoes, perfumes, watches, and more than I can mention.

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  • Ride with one of the local...

    Ride with one of the local people. I was there for 7 days while assisting a Kuwaiti Company. The person assigned to drive me was originaly from Egypt. He had an old Chevy, torn top, broken mirror, 'strong car'! The horn worked, as we used it many times. The food was execellent. Other than we could not eat or drink from sunrise to sunset, due to...

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