Believe it or not but living in Beirut on under $17 a day is actually possible. Have no doubts, just take a look at this guide:
Finding cheap hotels in Beirut isn't exactly the easiest task; so for our budget, we'll be looking at Airbnb apartments, rooms, or beds to rent.
The Lebanese mobile application YallaBus helps you figure out what bus to take and where to take it from... all for less than $1.
And for a tech-free alternative to take you short distances, you can haul a shared cab from the street for $1.3.
When it comes to food, Beirut has endless options awaiting around each and every corner.
Breakfast options: $1 budget
- One croissant and small water from Croissant El Cheikh - $1
- One man'ouche and small water from Ghalayini - $1
- Coffee from Uncle Deek - $1
Lunch and dinner options: $3 budget
Beirut houses plenty of free activities to please different characters; some that serve as food to your soul, others to your brain.
Here are a few:
Nothing beats a long day of work or touring Beirut like a cold brew in one of the capital's many nightlife streets.
Some nightclubs allow you in with no minimum charge and you can also visit Mar Mikhael or Badaro for a chill night and buy yourself a beer for $1.5 from any nearby grocery store.