Kuwait, we have more than camels here!

By: crazyinkuwait

Welcome to Kuwait,a country that has more than just camels, yes there are many places to visit and events happen all of the time. As an expat living in Kuwait for 10 years I have yet to complete my bucket list of places to visit while I’m here. As a blogger I can bring my adventures to you first hand, I make the journey easier by providing detailed information and then you can decide which places to visit that interest you the most. The touristic market in Kuwait is yet to be up and running so it’s up to bloggers and media to give the world an idea of what this country has to offer. If you’re into the restaurant scene, museum lover or a cultural explorer here are some of the top ten places that will interest you:

Are you “hungry” for adventure? Here are some of the best places to dine in Kuwait:

Japanese: Kei, lovely place with great hibachi prepared dishes

American: Texas Roadhouse, good ole’ American restaurant with steaks that will remind you of home

Indian: Zafran Indian Restaurant, elegant with a new menu featuring sizzling new dishes

Italian: Johnny Carino’s, laid back atmosphere with awesome fresh bread and a menu filled with great items

Iranian: Shabestan, love, love, love it! Best place for authentic Iranian food

Lebanese: Mais Al Ghanim, this restaurant has been a hit in Kuwait for many years

Kuwaiti: Freej Soeleh, their dishes will take you back with dishes from Kuwait’s past

South American: Gaucho Grill, choose your own steak which comes back to your table perfectly prepared

Chinese: P.F. Changs, a new addition to Kuwait and a big hit

British: English Tea Lounge, serving finger foods along with a variety of teas perfect place for meetings

Would you like to take a trip to Kuwait’s past? Here are some of the museums and places of interest in Kuwait:

Tareq Rajab Museums of Islamic Art and Islamic Calligraphy, a collection from his travels, a must-see museum

Kuwait House for National Works, this museum takes you back to the Gulf War complete with pictures and items recovered from the war

Sadu House, a beautiful house from the past and also a museum for Sadu weaving

Kuwaiti Maritime Museum, takes you back to the pearl diving days of Kuwait

Sheikh Mubarak Kiosk, the original office of Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah which was recently refurbished and opened to the public

Kuwait National Museum, this museum take you back to the ancient times of Kuwait and follow the progress of the country

Souk Al Mubarakiya, step back into a time before huge shopping malls were the places to be seen

Amricani Cultural Center, the first hospital in the Gulf ran by missionaries

Youm AlBahar, nice place built to represent the old days complete with shops and a play area for kids

Bait Al Outman Museum, this is my favorite museum recently refurbished, step into the past and explore the simple days of Kuwait

These are just a few of the places to visit and when you want to see the camels there are several locations to choose from. Kuwait! Gotta love it!

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Expat Blog Listingcrazyinkuwait is an American expat living in Kuwait. Blog description: California girl sharing everyday experiences in Kuwait and here to help those who find Kuwait overwhelming.
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Contest Comments » There are 7 comments

Christine wrote 10 years ago:

This blog has everything you need to know about Kuwait, witty and clever. Keep up the good work!

Linda wrote 10 years ago:

Wow! This is a great website! I am an American Expat living in Kuwait and this blog is full of Information! So much informative information on local events as well as history about Kuwait Way to go! Thanks for your help with finding A school for my kids!

Me wrote 10 years ago:

Awesome Blog! Whatever we need to know about fun stuff to do in Kuwait is here in one great place. Thanks for Sharing it with us!

Pamela Elshaar wrote 10 years ago:

I absolutely LOVE this blog! I've travelled worldwide, but have yet to include Kuwait in my travels. This blog offers so much exciting information about Kuwait - where to go and what to do once there - I've decided to finally visit Kuwait next year! Without the excellent (and entertaining) info the blog administrator posts on this site, I would have never thought to visit Kuwait. I will use the info posted here to plan my vacation while in Kuwait! Excellent blog, very well done!

Sultan wrote 10 years ago:

Even though Kuwait is my country this blog taught me a lot and encouraged me to take some time off and visit museums and other places here. I finally took a trip to Falika island recently and loved it.

Mimi J. wrote 10 years ago:

I found this blog while searching for information for my move to Kuwait to be a teacher and I can't begin to tell you how much it helped calm my nerves! I was so worried about moving to a new country but not anymore. Thanks so much.

Leya wrote 10 years ago:

I absolutely love this blog. I'm an expat living here in Kuwait and get tonnes of info from this blog. Really interesting & fun to read too!

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