A rich history, delicious food, posh nightlife scene, and breathtaking scenery puts Lebanon on every adventurous traveler’s list. Visitors can step back in time with a visit to the Roman ruins and ancient temples in Baalbak. Hiking in the Biosphere Reserve in the Chouf Mountains draws outdoor-lovers and Beirut beckons foodies and merry-makers with its traditional food and nightlife. Those who like to live in the past can experience Lebanon’s earlier days with a convenient walking tour of the city’s most historical sites. Unfortunately, Lebanon has been at odds with America for decades. This is due in part to the U.S.’s warm relationship with Lebanon’s sworn enemy, Israeli. It may come as a surprise, but it’s Donald Trump who has managed to gain popularity points in Lebanon. The Lebanese seem to have more faith that Trump can turn things around in the middle east than his predecessors.
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