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Where do you go from here?

If you are looking at exploring the region, why not visit Bahrain first, then fly Gulf Air - which has the biggest network in the Middle East - to any major destination of your choice. Here are some ideas for starters...
 

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Surveys have consistently shown eating out to be one of Bahrain’s most popular pastimes, with close to 90 per cent visiting a restaurant at least once a fortnight.
 
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Bahraini woman heads UN Assembly PDF Print E-mail
UNITED NATIONS: Bahraini lawyer Shaikha Haya bint Rashid Al Khalifa, a former ambassador to France, was elected president of the UN General Assembly yesterday, the first woman to hold the post since 1969.
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Around the island in 24 hours PDF Print E-mail
When leading British travel photographer James Davis decided to go on a round-the-clock tour of Bahrain, he wanted to capture a true flavour of the country on film. We join him on his odyssey that took him to places few tourists even know about.

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Understanding Arabs: A westerner's guide PDF Print E-mail
By Kate Mitchell   »   Most people, especially in the West, have a pre-conceived idea of what constitutes an Arab. These ideas usually fall into the 1970s western image of the urban Arab as excessively wealthy, or the more romantic desert Arab portrayed by Omar Sharif in Lawrence of Arabia. These images may be mixed with those of religious fanaticism, often rendering the visitor nervous or anxious about what he is to behold.
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Looking for a place to stay? PDF Print E-mail
Planning on visiting Bahrain soon but don't know where to stay? We've compiled an exhaustive list of hotels in Bahrain, ranging from the five-star to inexpensive guesthouses.
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Puttin' on the Ritz! PDF Print E-mail
By Kirsten Stocker   »   The Ritz. The name alone evokes images of luxury, fine living, indulgence. The Ritz Carlton Hotel and Spa is, without question, perceived as Bahrain's very best, but does the image hold up to the actual guest experience?
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Party capital of the Middle East PDF Print E-mail
By Karim Miknas   »   Bahrain has always been a leader when it comes to nightlife in the region. What makes our little island so special is that we LOVE to party and we’ve done it with the best of them.
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The way it used to be PDF Print E-mail
By Lynn Collins   »   When I arrived in Bahrain from Scotland with my parents and my younger brother in August 1951 I immediately felt very much at home - a feeling that is still with me more than 50 years later. I am sure it is more to do with the warmth of the Bahraini people than the fact that the sun shines more in Bahrain than in Scotland.
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Bahrain F1 season-opener is a thriller PDF Print E-mail
Some 40,000 race fans roared their approval, with millions more watching around the world, as Renault's reigning world champion Fernando Alonso staved off seven-time champion Michael Schumacher to win the 2006 Bahrain Grand Prix.
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The story behind Arab names PDF Print E-mail
By Amira Al Hussaini   »   “Does your name mean anything?” I am often asked. Well, yes, actually it does. In fact, most Arab names have a little story behind them; to know mine, you’ll just have to read on…
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