The average Lebanese is extremely individualistic. Lebanese people like to "show off" but have a great sense of dignity and humor. They are always willing to be of assistance and are extremely hospitable. Close family relationships, loyalty to family and friends, and honor are extremely important.
It would be wrong to dismiss Lebanon’s mosaic culture as merely Arab when it is clear that it is a blend of indigenous and invading or foreign cultures that have given it the title of the crossroads between east and west for centuries. Lebanon is a small country located in the Middle East, along the […]
The communication style usually depends on how well people know each other, but in general people tend to be more indirect than direct. The Lebanese are very ‘touchy-feely’. Direct eye contact with a lot of physical contact is the cornerstones of Lebanese communication. People Some areas of Beirut have a friendly atmosphere, and some Beirutis […]
The Lebanese are very gregarious. The souks (markets) are always crowded; shopping downtown is very popular, as is strolling with friends along the busy streets. Lebanese people usually sit close together and interact vivaciously. Social Etiquette And Customs Manners are important and are highly influenced by French etiquette, especially in matters of dress, address, and […]
Many parts of Lebanon, such as Beirut, are very modern and cosmopolitan, while at the same time, some parts of Lebanon are more traditional and conservative. Lebanon is a unique country, because it’s influenced not only by traditional Middle Eastern culture, but also French culture. Many parts of Lebanon, such as Beirut, are very modern […]
The Lebanese gastronomy is a rich mixture of various products and ingredients coming from the diverse Lebanese regions. Olive oil, herbs, spices, fresh fruits and vegetables are commonly used, as well as dairy products, cereals, fishes and various types of meat. Lebanese Cuisine The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest in the world. Lebanese […]