"Al Kuwait" Kuwait by peaceness98
Kuwait Travel Guide: 274 reviews and 774 photos
Not only did I enjoy Kuwait, i loved it so much I'll go back again (I was told to come in Nov/Dec so I can hit the dessert AKA Barr in local dialect)
I understand the best time to travel to Kuwait is November-April
Of course my initial low expectations, along with the lovliest family friends made the trip one of the funnest 6 days ever.
Kuwait itself is an lovely mix of extremes, much like most other gulf countries- You'll find a fully covered woman waiving the latest Dior handbag, and an old man in local clothes typing away on his laptop in a Starbucks cafe- This would amuse Westerners...I'm not one but I'm just mentioning it here for those of you who are.
The Kuwaiti's have a great attitude, always smiling and highly intelligent, especially the women (1 out of 3 PhD holders is a woman there).
A big shout out to all you Kuwaiti's out there, and Salmooli 3alla La Notre
Official name: The State of Kuwait
Quirky: The airport was PINK!
Area: 17,818 sq km (6880 sq miles).
Population: 2,189,668 (official estimate 2000).
Population Density: 122.9 per sq km.
Capital: Kuwait City.
Population: 28,859 (1995).
- Pros:Great dining out, excellent shopping, good infrastructure
- Cons:Expensive, not somewhere to stay for more than 1 week, can't walk around-need car
- In a nutshell:I liked it- but we had local family friends to compliment
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