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Greetings Across The Globe

Kiss, hug or shake hands? The rules for saying hello can be very complicated and quite different from one country to another. Over much of the planet, people shake hands when they meet. In many other cultures, they also kiss. Some kiss on one cheek, some on both, yet others kiss three times! Beyond the […]

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Lebanese Cuisine And Food Customs

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 […]

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Lebanese Etiquette Tips

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 […]

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Lebanese Social Life

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 […]