What is Bahrain like?

Old Apr 20th, 2006, 08:20 PM
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What is Bahrain like?

I plan to go to Bahrain for a vacation. What is the country like? Is it safe for a solo woman traveler? What are the must-visit places?
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Old Apr 24th, 2006, 07:24 AM
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Hi Bahrain is probably one of the most Westernised of the Gulf States, full of shopping malls and big hotels. It's a small island, but very safe, as a solo woman traveller you'll be fine. You may want to check out this link for more info http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldgui...e-east/bahrain
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How many days are you planning on staying in Bahrain? Have you ever traveled to a Middle East country before? Also, what makes you want to travel to Bahrain? Why not UAE? Iran? Oman? Jordan? I live in the Middle East, and I find Bahrain quite boring. The shopping is horrible, the beached are mediocre, however, there are few good restraunt, but nothing like UAE.

Good luck.
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Old Apr 24th, 2006, 08:58 AM
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I can think of a reason to travel to visit Bahrain instead of Iran right now...
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Old Apr 24th, 2006, 09:19 AM
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Its safe for acquitted, popstar pedophiles, so its probably safe for solo woman travelers.
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