Bahrain is an archipelago of 33 islands and one of the wealthiest countries in Asia. Considered by some to be an island paradise, travelers booking Bahrain flights stay for a spell on the country’s shoreline and enjoy the respite and reclusion from other more Islamic destinations. However less lenient than its Islamic neighbors, Bahrain still inhabits Islamic tradition and culture.
Oil kept the country afloat for many years, but it wasn’t until the late 1980s, when the King Fahd Causeway between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia opened, that Bahrain saw the biggest boost in business. The 1990s were a turbulent time for Bahrainis. After the Scud missile attack ordered by Saddam Hussein during the Gulf War international relations between countries were threatened and rioting took over the streets. Still operating on strained relationships with UN countries, Bahrain continues to move forward toward a more peaceful country.
New travelers will benefit from booking cheap flights to Bahrain – this liberal and modern country is a great introduction to the Middle East. Bahrain has modernized over the past decade and today has shopping malls, restaurants, and a nightlife scene not to be missed. Travelers on their first flight to Bahrain will likely want to experience a part of the country’s history, and there’s one thing for certain that’s not to be missed. During the construction of the causeway, thousands of burial grounds were uncovered. Archeologists’ dated the graves back to the third millennium BC. This mysterious step back in Bahrain’s ancient history keeps travelers booking Bahrain flights and tours every year.
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