Ahlan Wa Sahlan! On Making Friends in Kuwait

When I travel, I like to visit ancient sites, art museums and doing other types of cultural activities. Not when I am in Kuwait. As Kuwait is just a small country, I have seen pretty much everything worth visiting already. The focus shifts to relaxation and catching up with friends instead. Pretty much all of…

Flirting Kuwaiti-style

I am walking home from Kuwait’s newest mall. Just having finished buying cookies for family, friends and colleagues, I discarded the idea of taking a taxi for such a short distance. The weather is wonderful, and even though Kuwait is not exactly a walking country (read: the pavement looks like an obstacle run) I think…

A Good Guy Does Not Have a Nationality?

Friday afternoon at my favorite beach club. I am enjoying the scorching heat of Kuwait’s autumn sun when two young ladies strike up conversation with my companion and myself. They are clearly better prepared for a day at the beach, having only a bottle of water to share between the two of us. Next thing…