The Lebanon Republic is a small country situated in the Middle East, located in Western Asia. It is one of the world’s smallest countries, housing roughly six million people. Despite its small size, the Lebanon Republic boasts of a culture renowned globally and in the Arab world.
Lebanon is prosperous in both its history and its cultural diversity. Tourism is an essential part of the nation’s economy. Popular tourist hotspots are the town of Anjar, the city of Baalbek, Byblos, the Forest of The Cedars of God (Horsh Arz El-Rab), and the Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley), and the Ancient City of Tyre, which are all UNESCO World Heritage sites.
One of the best ways to feel Lebanon’s cultural and historical heritage is by enjoying one of its festivals. Annual celebrations famous worldwide take place here, including the Baalbeck International Festival, Byblos International Festival, Beiteddine Festival, and Beruit nights.
Lebanese cuisine is a healthy mix of sugar, spices, and all things nice. Popular dishes to eat in Lebanon are the Kibbeh (Lebanon’s national dish), Kafta, Kanafeh, Hummus, the Rice Pilaf, Fattoush, Manakish, and Sfeeha. These dishes are beverages such as Arabic Coffee, Lebanese Beers, Arak, Ayran, and Jallab.