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Page contents (Click to select item. To return here, use "backspace".):

 Kuwait - Orientation Maps especially handy for newcomers

 Kuwait - Maps and Information

 Boat trips and charters

 Currency exchange into KD (yahoo!)

 Sports & Social Clubs NEW - EXPAT GROUP PROFILES

 Hair salons

 Health

 General

 Car Rentals

 Hotels

 Furniture

 Electronics

 Automotive Kuwait

 Automotive interest

 General interest websites

 Arabic language audio clips

 

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Kuwait - Orientation maps especially handy for newcomers
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Orientation Map: Kuwait's Ring Road System

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Orientation Map: Salmiya (large 1M file)

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Orientation Map: Salmiya to Salwa NEW (large 1M file)

 

Contact the webmaster if you would like to suggest additional maps of specific areas.

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Kuwait - Maps and Information
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Interactive Map of Kuwait - Zoom, slide, search this map!

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Interactive satellite views of Kuwait - fly over Kuwait, search landmarks, show friends where you live!

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Intute  - A collection of maps and geographic information for Kuwait, including outline, detailed and regional maps, and selected physical data.

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Information Kuwait -  For all those who are interested in researching and exploring issues related to the State of Kuwait.

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Lonely Planet - A more touristy look at Kuwait.

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Images of Kuwait - Scenes of everyday life in Kuwait.

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World Time Zones

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Local (Kuwait) Weather  (1) (2)

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Currency exchange into KD (yahoo!)
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  US$ cKD  (inverted)

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  British£ cKD (inverted)

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  British£ cUS$ (inverted)

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  AU$ cKD  (inverted)

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  NZ$ cKD (inverted)

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  ZAR cKD (inverted)

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  AED cKD (inverted) (UAE Dirham) 

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  BHD cKD (inverted) (Bahraini Dinar)

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Sport, Expat Groups & Social Clubs (profiled listings**)

 

Q8Quilters/KTAA Quilt Group

The KTAA is a multinational non profit organization whose membership is open to anyone interested in textile and fiber arts.

Kuwait Netball Association

The Kuwait Netball Association has been running for more than a decade, providing the opportunity to play competitive weekly games, enjoy social and sporting events and for the top players to represent Kuwait at the Inter-Gulf Championships. 

Kuwait Offshore Sailing Association

KOSA hosts a wealth of sailing opportunities. Whether you wish to learn to sail, crew during a race or simply cruise the club has many avenues for you to explore.

  KUWAIT EXPAT GROUPS, LIST YOUR CLUB* AND HAVE YOUR OWN FREE GROUP PROFILE** PLEASE CONTACT US HERE

 

KUWAIT EXPAT GROUPS, LIST YOUR CLUB* AND HAVE YOUR OWN FREE GROUP PROFILE** PLEASE CONTACT US HERE

 

KUWAIT EXPAT GROUPS, LIST YOUR CLUB* AND HAVE YOUR OWN FREE GROUP PROFILE** PLEASE CONTACT US HERE

 

Sport, Expat Groups & Social Clubs (contact details only)
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www.alannaorphans.blogspot.com

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Caledonians Kuwait

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Desert Biking Club of Kuwait

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Kuwait Diving Team

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Scubaspots.com

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Expat Moms in Kuwait (Yahoo group) join here

 

KUWAIT EXPAT GROUPS, LIST YOUR CLUB* AND HAVE YOUR OWN FREE GROUP PROFILE** PLEASE CONTACT US HERE

    * Conditions Apply  ** A single page profile on www.abcq8.com reflecting your group's activities (sample)

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Hair Salons
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Cutting Edge  2571-8001

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Strands  2572-6442/3

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Candis@Soho 2390-2077

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Health
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Dentist Dr. Linda Asfour - 99621049

                

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Eating and health - Gaining weight in Kuwait?!

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General (relating to Kuwait)
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International dialing codes

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Kuwait Airways - historical web information

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Ministry of Interior (MOI) website

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Interested in Camels?

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Dr. Eyad Al-Masri

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Celcius to Fahrenheit

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Car Rentals
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Al-Sayer – 24716855

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AutoMak – 24915011

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Europcar – 24735626

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Hertz – 1808444

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National – 22492145/6/7

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Rekab – 24821000

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Hotels
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Crowne Plaza – 24742000

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Courtyard Kuwait – 22997000

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Four Points Kuwait – 2835555

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Hilton Resort Kuwait – 22256222

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Holiday Inn Salmiya - 25760490

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Holiday Inn Down Town - 1841000

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Mövenpick – Free Trade Zone 4610033, AlBida 22253100

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Palms Resort - 22824060

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Radisson SAS – 25756000

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Safir International – 22530000

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Safir Heritage Village – 25370442 (Failaka Island)

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Sheraton - 2422055

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Furniture
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MIDAS - 24825033

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IKEA - 1840408

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Alghanim - 1881111

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Alghanim Easy Credit - 1866699

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Electronics
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Eureka - 25751133

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Alghanim - 1881111

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LG Electronics - 22426742

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Al-Yousifi - 22436399

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Automotive Kuwait
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Aston Martin – 24837344 – Premier International Motors

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Audi – 2811118 – Fouad Alghanim & Sons

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Bentley – 24721414 – Al-Zayani

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BMW – 22246000 - Ali Alghanim & Sons

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Chevrolet – 1881111 - Alghanim

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Daihatsu - 24721414 – Al-Zayani

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Ferrari – 24721414 – Al-Zayani

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GMC - 2472-1670 - Behbehani

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Ford – 24813200 - AMG

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Harley-Davidson - 1804020 email: cmc@harley-davidson-kw.com                                            website: www.harley-davidson-kw.com Read more about us here.

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Honda – 1833334  – Mutawa Alkazi

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Jaguar - 24721414 – Al-Zayani

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KIA – 24810844 - Al-Qurain

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Land Rover – 22246000 – Ali Alghanim & Sons

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Lexus – 1802008 – Al-Sayer

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Mazda – 24733334 - Kaico

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Mercedes Benz – 24815887 – Albisher & Alkazemi

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Mini – 22246000 – Ali Alghanim & Sons

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Mitsubishi – 24838153  – Al-Mulla

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Nissan – 1804888 – Al-Babtain

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Porsche – 24764357/8 – Behbehani

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Rover – 22246000 – Ali Alghanim & Sons

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Skoda – 1811118 – Fouad Alghanim & Sons

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Toyota – 1802008 – Al-Sayer

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Volvo – 24810844 - Al-Qurain

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VW – 24729147 – Behbehani

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VEHICLE FINANCE CALCULATOR

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Automotive interest
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General interest websites (not always Kuwait related)
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Googletutor - learn how to use Google; discover features you always ask for but didn't know they were already there!

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Amazing digital cartoon work

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What does your name mean

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A unique new photo search engine

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Years in History - see what happened in the world in your year of birth

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Gadgets online

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If you have some time in hand, take a look at www.mistakeproofing.com

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Old fashions, ads etc.

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See how a jet engine works!

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Interesting boat stories

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March 2008. Endeavour space walk photographs. Must see.

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August 2009. Hiroshima today - gripping night photography.

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Arabic language audio clips

Text below is written in phonetics that suit the online translator only. Highlight one line of text at a time, then hit the translator button on the left! PC audio should be "on".

salaam eyeleekoooom. This is the first person's greeting - salaam eyeleekoooom.

eyeleekoooom salaam. This is the reply to a greeting received in Arabic - eyeleekoooom salaam.

keeef haak eenta. how are you? keeef haak eenta.

wayne sooq. loh samacht? where is the market, please? wayne sooq. loh samacht?

shino? what? shino?

shino haada? what is that? shino haada?

say-ara - car or vehicle - say-ara.

shino say-ara. what type of car? shino say-ara.

loh samacht? excuse me - loh samacht?

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shino shabab? which people? shino shabab?

wayne shabab? where are the people? wayne shabab?

keelshee. all or everything. keelshee.

kuloo. all or everything - kuloo.

rakam telefawn? what is your mobile phone's number? rakam telefawn?

ahraf schloahn? do you understand? ahraf schloahn?

maahshee? do you understand me? am I clear? maahshee?

in-shahlah. God willing - in-shahlah.

 dakhil. inside - dakhil

barra. outside - barra. the r should be harshly pronounced..

shoof. look - shoof

shoof menaak. look at that, whilst pointing at an object - shoof menaak.

bookrah in-shahlah. tomorrow, God willing - bookrah in-shahlah.

. habibi. my dear, or my friend - in the masculine, and typically people who are familiar with each other - . habibi.

. habibti. my dear, or my friend - in the feminine, also typically people who are familiar with each other - . habibti.

 

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