Gefinor Rotana Hotel
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... be what most Americans think of when they hear of (and discount) a trip to Beirut. But beyond that lies a city that has been built and rebuilt over thousands of years, and that is something special worth visiting.
Stay: Le Gray Beirut
Eat: Paul (Gemmayzeh), The Gathering, Casablanca, Feniqia (Byblos)
See: Jeita Grotto, Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, Casino du Liban,
Drink: Cru- Hamra Street, BO18 Thursday nights, Wall Street happy ...
... only men there in the evening Cheap shops Everywhere has building works being done, when everything is done it will feel much bigger. Not a city for nice restaurants, either expensive and empty or fast food and packed. Loads of sushi here and only a few falafel shops. Coffee shops are all chains and are all full of overpriced lattees. The Lebanese are obsessed with plastic surgery and all of our generation have nose, lips, cheeks and breast surgery. Most men ...
... beer places had shisha and none of the shisha places were womanless bars. How could this be? They sound like such a natural mix.
We walked one by one up the street through Gemmayze. No shisha. Then I looked in the window of a place with fluorescent colors glowing under a black light. A shisha pipe sparkled in the center of one table. There were no women. We found the womanless bar with shisha! I opened the ...
... to learn - and this is coming from someone who has a natural talent for languages. Thanks Imad for also not asking to marry me! I would recommend anyone to come to this region and learn more about this part of the world. Yes, it's unpredictable and yes, the news reports never paint a pretty picture about the Arab world but being here at a time when the whole region is transforming, commonly known as the Arab Spring, is quite exciting. It's like being in ...
... of wine. We made our own self guided tour
into the caves and found an unlocked door leading to resting bottles.
We fought off temptation taking only photographs.
The Chateau had a ...