World Borders: How to Visit the Border Entrance Between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia at King Fahd Causeway

“That’s me in the corner. That’s me in the spotlight. Losing my religion” – Rapid Eye Movement.  When I was backpacking Bahrain in 2015, I made a trip to the Saudi Arabia border and it was something I always meant to include in my World Borders series, yet always forgot about it. The reason I Read more about World Borders: How to Visit the Border Entrance Between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia at King Fahd Causeway[…]

Backpacking in Bahrain: Top Sights in Manama

Backpacking in Bahrain: Top 5 Sights in Manama

Bahrain’s capital city is Manama and it’s not an easy beast to negotiate with. It’s a scattered and somewhat disorganised city. If it sold its soul to capitalism a few years back, then you’ll work that one out instantly. Swanky shopping malls and 4 star hotels tower over old school street vendors as if dust Read more about Backpacking in Bahrain: Top 5 Sights in Manama[…]

Backpacking in Bahrain: Top 5 Sights Outside Manama

The capital city of Bahrain is Manama, and while this is where most people live and where the country’s main offices, banks and shops are, it’s the rest of Bahrain that offers the more backpacker friendly sights. There is a price to pay though – to be frank, public transport is excrement here and in Read more about Backpacking in Bahrain: Top 5 Sights Outside Manama[…]

Staying at the Ibis Seef Manama in Bahrain

After getting my Bahrain Visa on arrival, I headed straight to my home for the next few days – the Hotel Ibis Seef Manama. This is the only Ibis Hotel in Bahrain, and as a fan of Ibis Hotels, I was really excited about this one. I also stayed at Ibis Hotels in Sharq Kuwait Read more about Staying at the Ibis Seef Manama in Bahrain[…]

How to get a Bahrain Visa on Arrival at Muharraq Island International Airport

It was a week of the “BA”s and what a contrast they were: BAngladesh and BAhrain. While I got my Bangladesh Visa in Hong Kong, the Bahrain process for me was on arrival, and a tad smoother. But I thought you’d all like to know how to get a Bahrain Visa on Arrival at the International Read more about How to get a Bahrain Visa on Arrival at Muharraq Island International Airport[…]

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