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Teach abroad in Kuwait
Kuwait, like many of its neighbouring countries, has been built from oil wealth. You can expect to find many Western amenities including shopping malls, luxury hotels and parks, but it is not as established as other Middle Eastern countries. There is also a vibrant expatriate community.
With approximately 2.7 million people it is one of the smallest countries in the world. The size of the country means little variation in weather within the country. Being situated in the Arabian Gulf, Kuwait experiences hot, dry summers and mild winters.
The majority of the population is Muslim so religion plays a major role in daily life. Alcohol is strictly prohibited and women should dress conservatively, covering their shoulders and knees. Family is very important and so many gatherings will involve a good meal and great stories.