Lebanon is a complicated country, caught in the middle of even more complicated neighbors. Nonetheless, the people have this air of ease and casual style. They don’t shy away from their painful past, but embrace it. I haven’t felt unsafe here once. In fact, I’ve felt really welcomed and people are genuinely proud of their country and want you to see the best parts of it.
Being here has changed my perception, and I hope to debunk some negative narratives and headlines we see in the news.
But first, a few helpful tips and highlights when considering a trip to Lebanon: