The Minimum Wage In Lebanon Compared To Others From Around The World

The minimum wage in Lebanon was increased three years ago from 500,000 to 675,000 , yet a lot of people here still think it's not enough and that it should be drastically increased. There's no doubt that you can barely live with $450 in Lebanon given how expensive things are now, but that's not a reason to increase the minimum wage as this could lead to serious economic problems . I will not dig into…

Week26: LiveLoveBeirut’s Best Pictures Of The Week

Dream house in Ghbeleh - Keserwan You can follow LiveLoveBeirut on Instagram on . I'm also on Instagram and you can follow me if you like. Common Fest - by Sarine Jump! By Chris Kabalan Batroun - by Dany Paragliding over the Jounieh bay - By Petko Camping by the river - by Bachrouchali Saida sea castle - by Burjir

What I Told The National About The New Traffic Law In Lebanon

The new traffic law is still the hottest topic in Lebanon right now and is even being mentioned in foreign media outlets. The Financial Times shared an article on the traffic law last week and The National shared a story entitled "Lebanon attempts to impose order on its traffic jungle" on the same topic today . I got interviewed by Josh Wood from the National and here are the key points I mentioned regarding the…

Posters Against The Zouk Power Plant Pollution Are Now Polluting The Streets

I was actually surprised to see all parties sitting on one table to protest against the Zouk power plant on April 25 but I soon realized it was all nonsense when they started talking about forming committees. I know it's too early to judge but no one had a serious proposal to end the Zouk Power Plant problem and it doesn't look like we will get rid of it that soon. What's even worse is…

EU Sets 10 Conditions To Grant Lebanon Visa-free Travel in Schengen Zone Countries

2 years ago
As you all probably heard by now, UAE citizens will no longer require a visa to travel to Schengen Zone Countries, after the European Parliament approved their proposal back in June last year. Needless to ...

Go Watch Venus Play By Jacques Maroun (Rated 18+)

2 years ago
Picture via Charbel Saadeh To be honest, I’m not a big fan of plays and the ones I’ve seen in Lebanon so far were truly disappointing, but I finally managed to convince a group of ...

Lebanon Favourite To Qualify To The 2017 Rugby League World Cup

2 years ago
14 teams will participate in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, out of which 7 automatically qualified and the 7 remaining will be determined after four regional qualification tournaments. Lebanon is playing in the Middle ...

Who Offers Guided Walking Tours In Beirut?

2 years ago
Update: WalkBeirut is not organizing walks at the moment. One of my favorite things to do in Beirut is walk around and discover new streets, old houses and hidden spots. I always have people ask ...