All posts filed under “Going Out

A sunny morning at Riffa Fort

A sunny morning at Riffa Fort

Weekends lately have been crammed. Sadly we’ve spent a few of them saying goodbye to newly made friends. (something I’m still getting used to, as an expat) But saying goodbye is a great excuse to go out and do something. And do something we did, […]

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A little adventure in Little India

A little adventure in Little India

The expat population in Bahrain just outnumbers the born and bred locals. The vast majority of those expats being of Indian, predominantly south Indian. It makes for a pretty interesting environment to live in. You’ll get pockets of areas where mostly Westerners will live or […]

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Camping - Bahrain style

Camping – Bahrain style

There are a few things that’s done differently in Bahrain. The (lack of) use of indicators and mirrors while driving is one example. Camping is the other. Last Friday night I drove out into the “desert” to spend the night with some friends, camping under […]

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BIC Drag and Drift Night

Out in Bahrain: Drag and Drift Night

It’s been a while since I’ve written about doing anything “out and about” in Bahrain. Summer hits and it’s too damn hot to even want to do anything. Thankfully, the weather is now beginning to break! Days are still hot, but more bearable. The evenings […]

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Out in Bahrain: Chakazoolu

Out in Bahrain: Chakazoolu

There’s this wonderful place called Chakazoolu, in Bahrain. Found at the top-level in Dana Mall, it’s Bahrain’s one and only indoor theme park. Yes, theme park. In a mall. Complete with a 7D cinema (Someone tell me what all the D’s are.) roller coaster, bumper […]

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Bahrain GP

Out in Bahrain: Bahrain GP

Before the heat really sets in, it feels like all of Bahrain is trying to get in as much outdoor activity as possible. A few weeks ago there was the Redbull X-Fighters Jams and just last weekend it was the pretty damn epic Formula 1. […]

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Out in Bahrain: Red Bull X-Fighters Jams

Too many times I’ve caught myself saying, there’s never anything to do in Bahrain. There’s never anything on. In my defence, coming from London, that’s sort of true. But, feels like things are changing in Bahrain. Take this for example – for the first time […]

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