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Meera Shamma 08 Jan 2018

10 Things You Can Learn To Do In Lebanon In 2018

It’s 2018, treat yourself to something new. There’s nothing that feels as good as learning a new skill – it’s rewarding and refreshing in equal measure. If you’re eager to learn a new skill or find a new hobby for the new year, here are some ideas for you.

Learn to cook

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Whether it’s learning how to make elaborate dishes or just simply learning how to chop vegetables, there are plenty of places where you can refine your cooking skills in Lebanon.

Learn to scuba dive

Look at this stuff, isn’t it neat? Dive down below and see the world in a whole new (blue) light. Try Xtreme Diving Center at Holiday Beach in Nahr el Kalb to broaden your understanding of the world we live in.

Learn to paint, draw, or make pottery

Indulge in some art therapy at The Art Workshop in Hamra. They provide courses for painting, pottery, sculpting, fashion design, calligraphy, mosaics, and even jewelry design. It’s the place to go for some artistic inspiration that will surely add some vibrancy to your life.

Learn to kickbox

Kick 2017 away at Shogun Muay Thai Gym in Beirut.

Learn photography

Have you always wanted to learn how to take beautiful pictures? Why not start now. Visit the website for the Fine Art Photography Academy and choose the course that’s right for you – ranging from basic photography, studio photography, photography in cinema, landscape photography, fashion photography, and more.

Learn a new language

Hablas español? Learn to do it here.

Learn yoga

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You can find your Namaste by taking a beginner’s yoga class at Sarvam Yoga in Gemmayze, Union Square Yoga in Achrafieh, or The Beirut Yoga Center in Saifi.

Learn to ski or snowboard…(hopefully)

Should the snow ever decide to grace our mountains this year, you can learn to snowboard at the Republic of Snowboarding or take skiing lessons at Mzaar.

Learn to dance

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If you’re tired of being the boring person at the party who doesn’t dance, learn to get comfortable with the beat at Lyne Gandour’s Dance Academy.

Learn to let go of your phone

Try to consciously put your phone down throughout the day, and you’ll notice that your day will immediately become more meaningful and fulfilling.