While most articles advise people to go on a trip to Beirut in summer, an
New York Post
recommends people to pay a visit to Beirut in spring. Why spring? Mostly because it’s warm during the day, and cool at night! So the weather is perfect to go on walks and even to spend a day on the beach!
Here are some of the things they wrote!
The article starts off by describing the art scene in Beirut:
“Lebanon’s architects and designers are some of most talented in the region. Beirut Design Week (May 19-26) […] is the perfect, effervescent introduction both to Beirut and its creative crowd.”
“Between the reopening of the Sursock Museum in its lovely Italianate palace and the arrival of the David Adjaye-designed Aishti Foundation, the local art scene is undergoing a massive expansion.”
Then it moves on to fashion:
“For those in search of Hollywood glamor, homegrown superstars Elie Saab and Zuhair Murad — who have dressed the like of Sofia Vergara, Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez — have showrooms in the city center.”
Beirut’s streets have also been talked about:
“Head to hipster central, the Mar Mikhael neighborhood. A pocket of old Beirut, it has more cafes, bars and restaurants than you’ll know what to do with, plus a smattering of designers and an excellent bookstore.”