Update: I added four more visa-free destinations at the end following some research and tips from readers (thank you for that!). Happy travels!
Late last year, I challenged myself to do a year of traveling only to countries where the Lebanese are not required to have a visa in advance. Although the list of said countries is quite short, it doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy some of the most beautiful places in the world.
I haven’t made it to every country on the list of visa free access, but here are some pictures of places that are only a plane ride away for Lebanese citizens.
You can also follow me on Instagram (@gmr83) for more pictures from my travels.
I also recommend that you always check visa regulations as they are always changing. I use this useful Emirates Airline portal before traveling.
- Sri Lanka (Note: technically you need a visa but it can be easily obtained online without any documents)
- East Timor
From starting my last day of 2016 with a quick bungee jump, to biking 16km/hiking to an insanely beautiful waterfall; I am now officially swinging my way into 2017. Looking back over this past 2016 I can't be more proud of myself and the many adventures I have accomplished. Last New Years I made a goal to travel as much as possible and to just be happy, and I can say that for once I accomplished my New Years resolution. This has been the best year of my life, I have worked hard and managed to travel to 10 countries in one year! There are so many things I have learned this past year and I couldn't be happier/grateful in this moment to be here doing what I love as I know many people don't get the opportunity… I can't forget to mention the incredible people I have met this year and all the crazy memories I have made with each and every person. 2017 I am determined to get better at salsa and be fluent in Spanish. As well as maintain my happiness of seeing the world (also lose some of this travel weight I've gained over the past few months haha). I can't wait to see what Colombia has in store for me the next couple months!! Too everyone else I wish you a safe and fun New Years, I hope you follow through with whatever dreams you have planned and that the new year brings you nothing but the best and the happiest year yet!! Cheers babes xoxoxo #discoversouthamerica #ecuador #vistsouthameria #baños #casadelarbol #worldnomads #solotraveller #backpacker
Hello everyone, today we woke up very early to vist the Khor Virap Monastery, where Christianity in Armenia began right after St. Gregory (who was imprisoned there for 13 years) healed the King Trdad III from a disease in the year 301… a historical event after which Armenia officially became the first Christian nation in the world. From this significant location, we can also see Mount Ararat, a dormant, snow-capped volcano mentioned in the Book of Genesis as the Mount where Noah's Ark landed. Photo by @breslavtsev ————————————————- #livelovetheWorld #liveloveArmenia #communityfirst #Armenia #KhorVirapMonastery #MountArarat #Christianity #History
15. Phu Quoc island in Vietnam (you will need a visa to visit the rest of Vietnam)