Whether you are a college student, or still in high school gearing up to travel with your family, Kuwait makes an interesting destination. Before you choose to visit abroad, you will probably need assistance preparing your agenda and knowing what to take with you. We intend to offer you that advice here.
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Now that you know who you will be traveling with, you should probably consider including some of these items in your luggage:
- Sunglasses– Kuwait is a land of baking hot sands, which means lots of sun!
- Polaroid- You will want to remember the majestic Kuwait Towers and Tareq Rajab Museum.
- Lotion- Those baking sands and sun can do a number on your skin.
- First Aid Kit– Just in case.
- Journal- Recording your experiences will be of great value as you get older and want to share with your own children.
- Backpack- As long as you keep it on, you will have better luck avoiding theft.
- DSLR Camera– For those more intense photographic experiences.
- Ink Pens– You can’t keep a journal without them.
- Chapstick- Sunburned lips can be a real problem in Kuwait.
What to See in Kuwait While You’re There
You have chosen your travel company, and you have packed all the necessary essentials, now it’s time to hop on that plane. When you arrive in Kuwait, and get settled into your hotel, you will probably be wondering what’s first on the agenda. Therefore, with this list of things to see in Kuwait, you should have no problem filling your days with incredible sights and historic escapades. These are our suggestions on what to see in Kuwait while you’re there:
- Kuwait Towers– A Swedish firm actually designed this symbol of the nation with its blue-green sequins.
- Tareq Rajab Museum– Inlaid musical instruments hang all around. It is definitely an ethnographic site you should not miss.
- Souq ad Dahab Al Markazi– This is the hub of the central gold market in Kuwait City. Learn more.
- Scientific Center (in Kuwait City)– One of the largest aquariums in the Middle East is housed within this sail shaped building.
- Kuwait House of National Works– If you want to learn more about the Iraqi invasion, this is the museum for you.
- National Museum Complex– The home of very important Islamic art.
- Al Hashemi Marine Museum– Find moth lanterns, barometers, and large-scale models of dhows.
- Maritime Museum– Kuwait’s seafaring heritage is explained here.
- Beit-Al-Badr– This is a traditional style mud home, built in the mid-1800s, that includes ornately carved wood doors. Look at these
- Al Jahra Gate– One of the few remaining gates in the city.
If you get through all those suggestions, you might want to visit this site for additional travel and exploration ideas. And, if you think you would like to know more about Kuwait before you gear up to explore it on your own, you can always contact the Embassy of Kuwait.