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Backpacking in Bahrain: Top Sights in Manama

Backpacking in Bahrain: Top 5 Sights in Manama

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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 …

Backpacking in Bahrain: Top 5 Sights Outside Manama

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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 …

Staying at the Ibis Seef Manama in Bahrain

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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 …

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

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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 …