How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Kuwait?

If you are an expat in Kuwait, you will have increasingly limited access to public healthcare (see below), and you will need to have private cover in order to enter the country. However, costs in the private sector in Kuwait are competitive when compared to those in some Western nations.State health costs in Kuwait You … Read more

Dental And Ophthalmic Care In Kuwait: How To Find The Right Options For You

Kuwait has some excellent provision for both optical and dental care. At the time of writing, you should still be able to access treatment in Kuwait’s public healthcare system; basic dental treatment, for example, is covered under the national health insurance scheme.However, the government is trying to restrict access to the public healthcare system, so … Read more

How To Open A Bank Account In Kuwait

If you’re considering relocating to the State of Kuwait, then you’re not the only one, as expats comprise 70% of the country’s population. The currency of the state is the Kuwaiti dinar, which is currently the highest value currency in the world, converting to over 3.20 USD.Whichever country you are relocating to, you will generally … Read more

How To Rent Or Buy Property In Kuwait

Renting property If you’re planning on renting property in Kuwait, you shouldn’t have too much trouble finding the right place. There are options ranging from apartments in tall buildings to compounds full of single-family homes with shared amenities, like pools and playgrounds. Expats from the States and the EU may be pleasantly surprised by how … Read more

How To Apply For A Visa In Kuwait

Despite its historical issues, Kuwait is still a popular destination with expats, primarily for purposes of employment rather than tourism. There are a number of things that you will need to consider if you are planning to visit Kuwait. Read on for information around the immigration regulations, as well as advice on how to obtain … Read more

How To Find A Job In Kuwait

Despite its historical problems, Kuwait is still an attractive choice for many expats, particularly those who are working in the oil industry. With more than 8% of the world’s oil reserves, Kuwait remains a powerful player in this sector. However, the financial sector, business and export also attract expat personnel.Although the rate of unemployment is … Read more

Julia Dieguez

Who are you? My name is Julia Dieguez, I grew up in Madrid (Spain), have a Law degree by Universidad Complutense (Madrid) and a Management grad degree from Harvard University (USA).I founded in 2017 after years of working in a relocation company in Madrid assisting professionals and their families to settle down with housing, … Read more

Liz, Salmiya

Who are you? My name is Liz. I am 29 years old, I am French and I teach French as a foreign langage. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Kuwait in August 2015.I was struggling to find a job in Paris. Moving abroad wasn’t really in my plan but I … Read more

A Vegetarian Guide To Kuwait City

Vegetarians and vegans in Kuwait might find that they are met with some confusion. However, just because eschewing animal products isn’t as common in Kuwait as in the UK or US, vegetarian expats moving there need not worry. Don’t let blank stares or questions about whether you get enough protein put you off. You can … Read more

Amirah Mari, Kuwait City

Who are you? I’m Mari; but most people know me as Amirah Mari; I’m originally from Venezuela, and I’m currently located in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I was originally living in Miami and I moved to Kuwait in Oct 2015.One of the main reasons I moved to Kuwait … Read more