Whether you used to give your foreign friends a tour or you just needed to be reminded of how beautiful your country really is, these road trips were just priceless.
Beautiful journeys and beautiful destinations that are just waiting for us to overcome the crisis.
#4 The festivals
One thing we know about Lebanese people is that they know how to have fun. Cultural festivals, music festivals, international festivals, and you name it.
They used to be the highlights of our summers here in Lebanon.
Like in all other countries these days, the festivals are on hold. However, Lebanese artists haven’t stopped expressing their creativity, and concerts and musical events are being held… virtually for now.
#5 The packed restaurants
Again, Lebanese people love food, going out, having fun, and gatherings, so restaurants in Lebanon never saw a dull moment before now.
#6 Different kinds of events
Eids (holidays), picnics, concerts, and all the events that we used to look forward to are now either gone or celebrated subtly. We’ll get our festive spirits back soon, this is for sure.
#7 Mashewe all-day, everyday
This one is heartbreaking, but it’s true. People used to have simple pleasures, Man2al (grill), Kes Arak, some Dabke, and our loved ones around.
These days, we tend to look back at pre-crisis Lebanon with so much fondness but, truth is, we look forward to post-crisis Lebanon, and, with a little bit of hope, we will see it as more beautiful than ever.