Backpacking in Kuwait: Top 10 Sights in Kuwait City

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 Hotel to get the best of both worlds. There are no hostels here and definitely no Read more about Backpacking in Kuwait: Top 10 Sights in Kuwait City[…]

Staying at the Ibis Sharq Hotel in Kuwait City, Kuwait

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 centre of Kuwait City. On my second night, I wanted to be closer to the Read more about Staying at the Ibis Sharq Hotel in Kuwait City, Kuwait[…]

Backpacking in Kuwait: Walking Around Salmiya District

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 and lies right on the Arabian Gulf. It’s worth a leisurely stroll and at least Read more about Backpacking in Kuwait: Walking Around Salmiya District[…]

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

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 decided on a stop over on route. I’ve been to the Middle East a load Read more about How to Get a Kuwait Tourist Visa on Arrival at Kuwait International Airport[…]

Staying at the Ibis Salmiya Hotel, Kuwait City, Kuwait

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 country in the Middle East which doesn’t attract as many tourists as it should. I Read more about Staying at the Ibis Salmiya Hotel, Kuwait City, Kuwait[…]

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