Lebanon Travel Tips to Know Before Your First Visit

The following is a guest post by Breaking Barriers.

Lebanon, that small country on the Mediterranean coastline, occupied by so many famous civilizations throughout the centuries, is regaining its status as a tourist destination. Lebanon is a country with a turbulent past, and a history that spans many different cultures. It is a country that is welcoming and inviting, but also one where you will need to be aware of some etiquette regarding the country and the people.

We have been to Lebanon many times, me as a tourist, and Misha as a Lebanese citizen. Below we outline some Lebanon travel tips for a first timer entering this beautiful country.

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10 Must Experience Things to Do in Hanoi, Vietnam

The following is a guest post from Swing Abroad.

Hanoi, the capital of Southeast Asia’s most backpackers-friendly destination, Vietnam has been welcoming travelers for several decades now. The foods, architectures, history, and culture just kept travelers coming back for more. And today, we’re going to look into 10 things to do in Hanoi.

Colonized by the French for centuries, architectures in Hanoi is heavily influenced by the French style, which is unique across Southeast Asia. It’s also one of the 10 most populated countries in the world, with a whopping 94 million people.

As for safety issues, Hanoi is a very safe destination for all kind of travelers and backpackers. There are plenty of reasons travelers love Vietnam. Nevertheless, let’s get started!

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7 Places to Visit in Japan with Kids On Your Trip

The following is a guest post by Gadsventure.

We first travelled to Japan when we were fresh faced young backpackers, newly-weds with the whole world at our feet. My husband and I arrived full of anticipation and wonder about this exciting destination and it did not disappoint! Fast forward 12 years and our pace of travel has changed somewhat with four kids in tow!

After that first trip, Japan had always held a special place in our hearts and we waited for an opportunity to take our family back. We knew that it would be a hugely different trip compared to the days where we were carefree, but we were also sure that we would be able to find so many cool places to visit in Japan with kids.

The culture, the food, the atmosphere, the high safety rating, the friendly people, the ease of travel, the beautiful scenery, and the contrast of ancient tradition with futuristic technology makes Japan one of our absolute favourites for family travel.

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