You don’t have to be rich to have a good time. You can have a kick out of cheap thrills or even some that are virtually free.
So, here are some fun things you can do in Lebanon even when you’re strapped for cash.
#1 A morning walk or run is always very entertaining
Go early and discover the local streets just as they wake up and gradually fill the surrounding with life. Not only is it good for your overall health to take this morning exercise, but it’s also fun and entertaining.
#2 Uplift your spirit with a coffee on your balcony
Embracing simple joys like a cup of your favorite coffee or tea on your balcony is something we tend to forget or disregard. Yet, it’s very uplifting, especially if you have a view like this one!
#3 Discover your baking/cooking skills
See what ingredients you have and experiment in the kitchen for fun. Cooking can be therapeutic, and certainly rewarding at the savoring stage.
#4 Take your camera for a spin
Give your camera a tour of the town and let it capture the special sights. Nowadays, we don’t need to spend on a camera to enjoy these experiences. Our cell phones are doing pretty good jobs!
#5 Swim at a public beach
There are plenty of free beaches in Lebanon that you can visit any time of year, whether to swim or to embrace the soothing view alone or with friends around a campfire.
#6 Spend time outdoors
There’s nothing better than basking in the glorious natural scenery Lebanon is blessed with, from natural reserves where you can spend the day, and green parks for a couple of relaxing hours, to simply meeting with your neighbors or friends in your garden or theirs.
#7 Have a picnic somewhere beautiful
Pack a simple lunch and take it with you for a picnic on the beach, a garden, or even the mountains. Find the perfect spot and enjoy your meal.
Away from nature, you can take to the urban scene and discover its hidden gems. Whether the forgotten alleys of your city or any of the many towns in Lebanon, it is time to get to know these places you never had time to visit.
#9 Explore old souks
A trip to the souks can take you back in time to simpler days and make you feel like a character in a historical film (or a time traveler!). Your cell phone camera on, visit the souks of Tyre, Sidon, Byblos, Tripoli, and so on.