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A global survey has declared Bahrain as the “most popular destination in the world for expats.” According to the Expat Insider 2017 Survey Report, 87% or almost nine out of 10 expatriates responded that they are happy with their lives in the Kingdom. Expat Insider is one of the largest surveys in the world that [...]

If you have been living and working in Bahrain for some time, then you already know about the requirements for getting employed in the Kingdom. You are familiar with entry permits, medical exams, residence visas, job contracts, and other important documents that you should have. But what happens when your job ends and your work [...]

The Kingdom of Bahrain is known for its superb health services and state-of-the-art medical treatments. Through the Ministry of Health (MoH), the government provides access to medical services through numerous health centers, hospitals, and dental clinics across the country. Prior to working in Bahrain, all prospective employees are required to undergo medical exams in their home [...]

If you are planning to work in Bahrain, you need to obtain a work permit to work legally in the Kingdom. Part of the requirements of getting a work permit is the pre-employment medical exam, which should be done in an authorized health center in your home country. Upon arriving in Bahrain, you will undergo [...]

Aside from driving or renting a car, another means of going around Bahrain is by bus. If you prefer to use public transportation when traveling or going to work, riding a bus is a convenient option. It is also affordable, especially if you have a GO Card. What is a GO Card? Simply put, this [...]

Generally speaking, the major roads and thoroughfares in Bahrain are well maintained and not as congested as those in other countries along the region. Traffic signs are displayed in both English and Arabic, making it easy to drive along the country’s roads and highways. If you are a planning to drive your own car while [...]

Having decided to work in Bahrain, you have taken the steps: applied for work, gotten accepted, prepared the requirements, and hopped on a flight to the Kingdom. Now that you have finally arrived, what’s next? This article talks about what to do once you arrive in Bahrain. First, you should know all about the Labour [...]

Many job opportunities are currently available in the Kingdom of Bahrain. If you are thinking about working in this country or if you have just accepted a job offer here, then this article is for you! Here, we talk about the essentials of applying for a job and working in Bahrain. This article presents the [...]

Defying Gravity - Indoor Skydiving Adventure in Bahrain - Featured Image

Sky diving is perhaps one of the most extreme activities there is. Imagine riding a plane that rises to thousands of feet up in the air — then jumping off — with a parachute, of course! Think of the excitement, the thrill, and the adrenaline rush of flying high up in the sky! But if [...]

It’s been part of our Filipino culture that we send balikbayan boxes to our families back in the Philippines as a way to show that we haven’t forgotten about them. We fill these boxes month by month with clothes, groceries and other items bought from what’s left of our monthly salary. LBC, the Philippine leading [...]