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Backpacking in Kuwait: Top 10 Sights in Kuwait City

Posted By Jonny Blair on 7 Comments

Kuwait City is vast, spectacular, confusing and admirable. Basing yourself near the epi-centre of the nation’s heart is a great way to see modern day KC and so I stayed in both the Ibis Salmiya Hotel and the Ibis Sharq …

Staying at the Ibis Sharq Hotel in Kuwait City, Kuwait

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After arriving at Kuwait International Airport where I got my Kuwait visa, I stayed at the Ibis Salmiya Hotel for my first night in the country. It was nice to stay in Salmiya which is away from the busy bustling …

Backpacking in Kuwait: Walking Around Salmiya District

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After arriving at Kuwait International Airport and getting my Kuwaiti Visa, I headed to the Salmiya District where I booked into the Ibis Salmiya Hotel on Salem Al Mubarak Street. Salmiya district is on the east side of Kuwait City …

How to Get a Kuwait Tourist Visa on Arrival at Kuwait International Airport

Posted By Jonny Blair on 13 Comments

So after spending around 6 months in Europe (my longest jaunt to my home continent in 6 years), I decided to head back to Hong Kong. But there’s no point in flying over endless countries without seeing them, so I …

Staying at the Ibis Salmiya Hotel, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Posted By Jonny Blair on 3 Comments

After my longest stint in Europe for about 6 years, it was time to head back towards Asia. A new country beckoned on the way though and I plumped for Kuwait. Bordering Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Kuwait is a small …