Bahrain is a small island country located near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. It is characterised by its rich civilisation and long history, lasting more than 5,000 years. Bahrain is a flat and arid area mostly made up of desert that brings periodic droughts and dust storms. Islam is the official religion of Bahrain and approximately 70% of the Muslim population are Shia Muslim.
Bahrain is the first post-oil economy in the Persian Gulf and has invested heavily into banking and tourism industries. The major natural resources in Bahrain are the fish in the offshore waters, oil and natural gas. Business in Bahrain is slow and follows Islamic practices. You are more likely to reach a deal once you are known on a more personal level.
When in Bahrain, there are plenty of eventful sightseeing activities to venture on such as the exhilarating Adhari Park, the exotic Al Areen Wildlife Park, the historic Bahrain National Museum and of course the stimulating Bahrain Grand Prix. With tremendous food, a satisfactory nightlife and an intriguing shopping scene, Bahrain is a place full of adventure and unique experiences.