Kuwait Journals

Expats in Kuwait

A travel journal to Kuwait by Mervie

Quote: A visit to Kuwait, though not easy for the tourist to do, is truly an eye-opening experience. You'll be amazed by both the contrasts within Kuwait and between Kuwait and the common perceptions of the Arab world. Worth a brief visit, but not during the summer!

Expats in Kuwait

Overview

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If you love eating and shopping, you'll love Kuwait. Those are the things to do in Kuwait. Kuwait is in the midst of a huge development boom, with more shops and restaurants being added to the already saturated urban areas. A visit to the Kuwait Towers is a must and there are several good museums, especially the Tariq Rajab Museum in Jabriyah. Be prepared for the unmitigated flirting and showmanship. Entertainment is really oriented to families. Quick Tips: BE CAREFUL DRIVING IN KUWAIT! Most of your shopping and entertainment will be in Salmiyah, the hangout of Kuwait. But with the opening of Souk Sharq on the seafront a few years ago, a lot of traffic has been diverted there. Remember you're...Read More

Bayt Sabah

Restaurant

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This is one of the most famous and most talked about restaurants in Kuwait. It's located in an old house with a large tree in the center courtyard; it appears as if the house was built around the tree. Good food and the best ambiance in Kuwait. Don't miss it.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 27, 2002

Le Notre

Restaurant

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This excellent restaurant introduced gourmet cuisine to Kuwait. Beautiful French decor, well-dressed hosts and waiters, and a varied and delicious menu make you feel like you're in Europe. The ground floor (called the "cafe")is more casual and reasonable than the first floor (which is VIP territory). No reservations required for lunch (at cafe) and it's more casual then.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 27, 2002