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    • Badoura's Profile Photo

      Any suggested accommodation in quiet/cool mountain areas closer to Beirut?

      Lebanon Jul 25, 2015 at 4:24 AM

      Going to spend the coming week in Beirut, but want to get out of the city for some nights.

      Wondering if you have some good ideas for affordable accommodation for 2 (possible 3) adults + 1 child (10y)
      "Bed and breakfast" preferable. As long as it is clean, we will not be demanding.
      I would be happy if you could message me contact info to the owner, if it isn't suitable to post it on the forum.

      Ehden/Bscharre has been on the list, but I am not sure if I am ready to go "that far".

      4 Answers Aug 6, 2015 at 11:04 AM
    • IPAD and iphone in Lebanon

      Beirut Jul 24, 2015 at 7:53 PM

      Hello i am traveling to Beirut soon. I have an iPad and iPhone from US. Would i but a sim card in Lebanon for data or just hope that i get wifi hotspots? thanks

      3 Answers Aug 5, 2015 at 1:52 AM
    • Khan el-Franj caravanserai

      Sidon Jul 13, 2015 at 6:35 AM

      Excellent site. Thank you.
      1) is it occupied and used permanently now?
      2) under state heritage protection?
      3) any historic sketches?
      4) any photographs to share?

      2 Answers Jul 13, 2015 at 7:25 AM
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      Spending Money

      Lebanon Jul 10, 2015 at 5:38 PM

      hi I would like to know how much spending money should I take with me when I go to Lebanon this year in Decmeber? I am getting some surgery done there so i wont be available to do anything for a couple of days and I am only going for 2 weeks. My dads family live there and they like to party and drink but it will be winter there so I don't know how much. This will be my first time going. And i do like to shop haha

      2 Answers Jul 13, 2015 at 7:43 AM
    • Is it safe?

      Lebanon May 18, 2015 at 7:39 AM

      is it safe for american citizens to travel to beirut lebanon now in july 2015

      13 Answers May 19, 2015 at 2:12 PM
    • Unmarried Muslim Cuple stay in Beirut

      Beirut May 4, 2015 at 12:39 AM

      is it possible to stay in a Hotel in Beirut as an Iranian girl with a Egyptian Boyfriend? we both are Muslims.

      3 Answers May 4, 2015 at 1:06 PM
    • How many days in Lebanon?

      Lebanon Apr 27, 2015 at 10:09 PM

      We want to visit Lebanon in the summer, how many days we need to go to the archeological sites?

      2 Answers Apr 28, 2015 at 6:50 AM
    • Lebanon transport

      Lebanon Apr 2, 2015 at 1:03 PM

      is there a public transport in Lebanon?? can anyone advice me if i can take a bus or train from airport to my hostel in Beirut PLz?

      4 Answers Apr 3, 2015 at 3:10 AM
    • cheap transprot & weather

      Lebanon Mar 14, 2015 at 4:28 PM

      I'm from the uk woman traveler i b going to Lebanon what's the weather will be like it's hard to no by just reading the weather, want to no what to pack? also can i visit all the tourist attraction by public taxi cheap transportation or do i need to go with a tour company I'm staying in Beirut for 7 days any one can help with any advice plz??

      2 Answers Mar 16, 2015 at 12:16 AM
    • Is it safe to travel to Beirut right now?

      Beirut Mar 9, 2015 at 5:21 AM

      Hello, I'm german an I want to travel to Beirut in 3 weeks.
      The security information about Beirut I get in Germany are mixed.
      Right now I'm worried about my safety.
      Is it safe to travel to Beirut?

      6 Answers Mar 12, 2015 at 10:38 AM
    • Nice routes to take for hiking

      Lebanon Jan 13, 2015 at 8:00 AM

      nothing too complicated to traverse but long enough to take a day of hiking and a nice picnic some where with a group...
      any suggestions are welcome and provisions needed for such trips...

      Thank you :)

      4 Answers Jan 13, 2015 at 9:29 AM
    • Skiing with children

      Lebanon Jan 11, 2015 at 3:33 AM

      We are a british living in Oman and would like to bring the children to Mzaar for skiing. I cant find any updated info on travel to Lebanon. Any advice? Also, transport from airport, do you suggest booking a driver z( through hotel) taxi or hire car. Thanks in advance

      4 Answers Jan 12, 2015 at 3:34 AM
    • Is it safe to travel to Lebanon right now?

      Lebanon Jan 7, 2015 at 10:05 AM

      I am British living in Dubai and have heard skiing in Lebanon is great. I'd also like to visit Beirut as it seems such a beautiful city. Government websites say it's dangerous to travel to Lebanon right now, given the terrorist activity and bordering with Syria and Israel, but people have personally told me that they travelled there with no problems.
      How dangerous would it be for me to travel there right now? Many thanks

      3 Answers Jan 7, 2015 at 12:18 PM
    • Is it safe to travel to Lebanon this time of the year?

      Lebanon Dec 21, 2014 at 5:26 PM

      I'm from the Philippines and I'm planning to travel to Lebanon on Jan 26 to February 13, 2015 to attend a seminar. What is the updated travel advisory? Is it really dangerous right now? The places I plan to visit are Sid El-Bouchrieh and Mar Elias in Beirut. Advises from citizens and tourists who have visited Lebanon lately are much appreciated. Thanks!

      4 Answers Dec 22, 2014 at 4:20 AM
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      Traveling to Beirut as a black women

      Beirut Dec 12, 2014 at 12:12 PM

      Hello i am a black that live in USA. My boyfriend went back home to Lebanon and want me to visit. I would like to know if it is possible for us to stay in the same hotel room together? If so what list of hotels you would recommend? I heard Beirut is not to welcome toward black people. They view black women as house maid, and prostitute, is that true? What do I need to know as a black women traveling there. I will be with my boyfriend the whole time.

      5 Answers Dec 21, 2014 at 6:03 PM
    • Thank you for your advices

      Lebanon Oct 24, 2014 at 12:49 AM

      We returned from 5 days Libanon. Thank you all for your advices. Bad experience with Nakhal, You can read it on Tripadvisor. Harissa wasn't our thing. We ate at Assi's, no alcohol, and the other days at Leila's, with alcohol.
      Strange that Lebanon is a dollar country. Even Byblos bank couldn't exchange a 50 euro note intor smaller pieces.
      Last day was at Rotana Gefinor's pool, St.George's had already closed.
      Great country, very nice people. We never felt insecure!

      3 Answers Oct 24, 2014 at 5:10 AM
    • Enjoying the sun

      Lebanon Oct 12, 2014 at 10:44 AM

      Hello again. Next week we're in Beirut. We are glad that the main road in het Beka valley is no longer blocked so we can visit Baalbek on Monday.
      Now the question. On Tuesday we have no activity planned. If the weather is fine we would like to have a swim or to lounge somewhere near a pool. Do you have any suggestions? Hopefully something will be open since we are in October.
      Best regards!

      4 Answers Oct 13, 2014 at 12:30 AM
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      Recommendations in Beit Meri

      Bayt Miri Sep 22, 2014 at 1:23 PM

      I'm staying in Monteverde during October 5th, I'd like to know the most recommended around this region:
      1. restaurants
      2. clubs ( Arabic music is preferred)
      3. attractions

      3 Answers Oct 1, 2014 at 9:28 AM
    • Lebanese restaurant

      Lebanon Aug 29, 2014 at 2:27 AM

      Anyone an idea where I can find a good Lebanese restaurant in Beirut? Our hotel is in the Verdun area. Many thanks!!

      2 Answers Aug 29, 2014 at 4:12 AM
    • What should we visit in Lebanon?

      Lebanon Aug 15, 2014 at 2:23 AM

      Hello again. As mentioned, in October we will be 3 full days in Beirut. One day we'll go to Anjar/Baalbek/Ksara, inshallah. One day we'll reserve for sun and sea if we are lucky. Remains the Sunday. It should be an organised tour unless it is a place nearby, then we can grab a taxi. What should we do: Byblos/Jeita/Harissa or Beiteddine/Deir el Qamar or Tyre/Sidon/Maghdouche. Or any other suggestions? It should be at least a safe place.
      Thank you in advance!

      17 Answers Aug 19, 2014 at 12:07 PM
    • sim mobile phone price

      Lebanon Aug 12, 2014 at 2:49 AM

      i plan to travel to Lebanon next month..and i will need a sim mobile phone to use it and use internet by it...so i want to know how much it cost..and how much if i want to rent a small car
      thanks

      3 Answers Aug 12, 2014 at 5:51 AM
    • Situation in Baalbek/Anjar/Ksare

      Lebanon Aug 11, 2014 at 12:06 AM

      Hello,
      My wife and I will visit Lebanon in October for some days. I thought to visit Byblos and Harissa as well as Baalbek, Anjar and Ksare. As for the latter, I understand that nobody can tell me by now what the level of thread is in October. But hopefully someone can tell me how it is right now. I mean, are still lots of tourists visiting Baalbek despite all advises from governments? Are they travelling with a police escort (as in Egypt when visiting Luxor)? Are there no hostile activities in the past days?
      Second question, does the airport have ATM's where I can get my Lenabese pounds and are there enough in Beirut itself? Stupid question but you never know.
      Looking forward hearing from you.

      4 Answers Aug 11, 2014 at 4:58 AM
    • Cost of Living

      Jbail Aug 5, 2014 at 9:49 AM

      Hi There,

      Can you please give me an indication of the cost of living, e.g renting a 3 bed-room apartment? is the cost of electricity and water included in the rents?

      Thanks

      4 Answers Aug 5, 2014 at 4:23 PM
    • Is it safe to travel to Beirut

      Lebanon Aug 5, 2014 at 8:07 AM

      I am planning to visit beirut in September. I am not going to spend any time in the south of Beirut. Do you guys feel it is safe to travel. I hear contradicting responses.

      Thanks,

      2 Answers Aug 5, 2014 at 9:17 AM
    • Must see in Lebanon

      Beirut Jul 27, 2014 at 1:40 AM

      1st time to Lebanon, what are the top 10 places to visit?

      6 Answers Jul 28, 2014 at 8:04 PM
    • 6 days tourism and visits cost in Beirut

      Beirut Jul 23, 2014 at 11:06 PM

      Traveling to Beirut for 7 days and planning to visit touristic places, is 6,000 USD enough apart from hotel expenses??

      4 Answers Jul 25, 2014 at 1:57 PM
    • Travel to Beirut on July 12th

      Beirut Jul 11, 2014 at 6:34 AM

      Is it safe to travel to beirut right now?

      4 Answers Jul 11, 2014 at 4:21 PM
    • Lebanon in August - Is it safe these days?

      Lebanon Jun 29, 2014 at 11:33 PM

      I'm planning to travel to Lebanon in August of 2014. I will be attending one of my good friend's wedding.

      I am not up to date on the political issues there but members of my family have warned me about potential bombings, etc... Is it really that dangerous right now? Are there areas to stay away from completely? My goal was to attend the wedding but I wanted to check out the local touristy spots and nightlife.

      Thanks!

      2 Answers Jun 30, 2014 at 6:39 AM
    • Staying with my ex boyfriends parents in Lebanon

      Lebanon Jun 8, 2014 at 1:03 PM

      I' going to Lebanon for a week with my ex boyfriend and some friends to stay at his parents house. His mother will be there while we stay. Any tips on what I should bring or how I should behave during my stay? Anything I can do to make a good impression?

      1 Answer Jun 8, 2014 at 10:35 PM
    • Vaccinations?

      Lebanon Jun 5, 2014 at 12:45 PM

      Hi all! I am going to Lebanon at the end of this month. The CDC recommends that I get vaccinated (Hepatitis A and Typhoid fever) before going, but i just found out that my health insurance won't cover these shots.

      It is going to cost me $200-300 to get vaccinated, and I am just trying to figure out if it is worth it. I don't know if these are actual risks in Lebanon. I am coming from the US and I eat pretty healthy here, so I don't want to spend my trip sick. But I also don't want to blow all my spending money on unnecessary shots.

      Please help! Thanks!

      11 Answers Jun 6, 2014 at 10:03 AM