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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 [...]

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 [...]

What do you say when you’re excited and having so much fun? Wahooo! This exclamation of joy also happens to be the name of the first indoor-outdoor water park in the Middle East. At the City Centre in Manama, Bahrain, you will find the Wahooo! Waterpark. Spanning an area of 15,000 square meters, the water [...]

Wondering where you can cool off and have fun this weekend? Head over to the Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park in Manama, Bahrain. Spanning a total area of 77,000 square meters, this gorgeous water park seems like paradise, indeed! As the name suggests, this beautiful water park is inspired by the Dilmun civilization as [...]

The Kingdom of Bahrain has issued an official statement on cutting diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar. This includes the closing of its territorial waters, ports, and airspace to shipping and air traffic to and from Qatar. In a post from the Bahrain News Agency (BNA), a full statement is published on June 5, [...]

Ramadan is now being observed by Muslims all over the world, including Bahrain. It is the most important month of the Islamic lunar calendar, as it commemorates the time when the Qu’ran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. It is also a period of fasting, reflection, and giving. During the month of Ramadan, Muslims [...]

In the previous post, we talked about the different shopping destinations in Bahrain. These include souqs or traditional markets, where you can buy local handicrafts, perfumes, textiles, and other products. In these places, you can search for the perfect souvenir to remind you of the Kingdom. Aside from traditional souqs, there are plenty of shopping [...]