Plus the frequent electricity cuts do their fair share of damage to your electronics. It’s an inconvenience you will not miss if you’re out of here.
#5 Waiting for hot water to shower
One of the things about being abroad is that there’s always hot water when you need it. You don’t have to schedule your showers or postpone them based on the electricity cuts, or whether or not you had turned on the hot water.
You certainly don’t have to let your hair get greasy or resort to dry shampoo if you have time to just hop in the shower.
#6 People littering
People who throw trash out of their cars or who don’t simply walk to a nearby trash bin to throw their garbage are… garbage. While you can come across people like this everywhere in the world, in most places people get fined for littering. That makes it less likely to see people littering and also creates awareness that it is wrong.
Lebanon’s banking sector has collapsed and everyone’s dollars are stuck inside the banks. This the case of the Lebanese for over a year now.
There have been several unsuccessful attempts from the International Monetary Fund as well as from France to offer financial solutions in exchange for Lebanon to implement reforms. But, hey, we know how it goes, those in charge create problems they don’t even know how to fix (if they want to fix them, anyway.)
It dances the Lebanese Lira at the modern beat of hip hop, so much so that it just doesn’t know anymore how to stay still. Its hip-hoping has become so insane that you have long ceased to try to make any sense out of it.
The Lebanese suffer from a generally high-stress lifestyle and many have reportedly resorted to using some kind of drugs to calm the nerves. The abnormal has become the new normal, and you just have to deal with it until you take that flight to a more stable country.
Everything listed above adds to the stressful daily lives of the citizens of Lebanon, whose sense of security seems like a fantasy…
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