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Hawalli, Kuwait

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Feb 03, 2023

Summary: People describe Hawalli, Kuwait as a vibrant and modern city with a mix of traditional and modern architecture. Expats love the city's convenient location, with easy access to the airport, shopping malls, and other amenities. The weather in Hawalli is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is estimated to be around $2,000 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $1,000 per month, while a two bedroom apartment is around $1,500 per month. The approximate population of Hawalli is around 500,000 people.

What are the schools in Hawalli like?

"ARE YOU INSANE?! This is the worst school ever, students hate the administration. As the students say, the owner of the school is worse than QADDAFI! GENERAL," said another parent with children at Rawd Al Saleheen in Hawalli.

"I honestly wouldn't send my worst enemy to this school, unless you want them to learn nothing, apart from very bad manners, oh and how to swear in Arabic," commented one expat when asked about Cambridge English School in Hawalli.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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