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Pros and Cons of Living in Lebanon

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Apr 09, 2023

Summary: The pros of living in Lebanon include its diverse culture, beautiful scenery, and vibrant nightlife. Lebanon is also home to some of the world's best universities and is a great place to start a business. On the other hand, the cons of living in Lebanon include its high cost of living, political instability, and security concerns. Additionally, Lebanon has a high unemployment rate and a weak economy, making it difficult for many people to find work.

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What are the pros and cons of living in Lebanon?

Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Lebanon responded:

"Expats and digital nomads in Lebanon appreciate the country's rich culture, vibrant nightlife, and stunning natural beauty. They also enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals and the delicious food. On the other hand, they may find the political situation and security concerns to be a challenge. Additionally, the cost of living can be high, and the infrastructure is not always up to date," said one expat in Lebanon.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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