Bahrain has a number of laws and customs that apply to visitors. These laws include a number of aspects that are overlooked in the Western world but can result in a Bahraini custodial sentence.
Middle Eastern food is delicious and Bahrain has some excellent restaurants and cafes with both international and local cuisine. Read our tips to stay healthy and make the most of your time in Bahrain.
Crime in Bahrain is low & taken seriously by the authorities. Punishments such as flogging for the guilty. Crime statistics indicate that the majority of petty crime incidents in Bahrain are instigated by people from overseas. This article outlines some of the common crimes & scams in Bahrain.
Prior to the Arab Spring of 2011 and the political unrest in Bahrain, the country was considered generally safe for women. For female travellers there are general issues to consider when visiting Bahrain that are applicable and there is the context of the political situation across the Middle East.