A Beatnik Beirut with Manar Asaad

A Beatnik Beirut with Manar Asaad

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Duration: Full Day | 8 Hours

Price: £232 GBP Half day |  £325 GBP Full day

Inclusions: Curation, Guidance, Breakfast, Light Meal, Street food, Coffee & Snacks

Exclusions: Transport/Transfers, Cost of Purchases

Location: Tripoli or Beirut, Lebanon

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The Experience:

Start the day with the works of a Traditional Lebanese breakfast, labne and all. Give your overstuffed stomach a break with a photo walk through the historic souks each holding their own charm and handicrafts. Explore Tripoli with stops at the  ancient Khan el Khayyatin for all your fashion finds in the many workshops situated within the historic site. Gain exclusive insider access to some of Tripoli’s coolest emerging and established designers and their private showrooms and studios, probe the minds of the designers and see how their creative juices flow, explore their  archived collections and discuss the inspiration behind upcoming collections. Experience the old and new when it comes to Lebanese fashion and creative culture, from the ateliers and artisans boasting generaionaly taught craftsmanship to the new designers creating chaos and conversation through their unapologetic designs.

Flow through the city, making frequent yummy stops discovering some of the finest culinary delights customary to Lebanon. Grab a bite from local street food vendors, tasting Kaak, a delicious local  bread loved by the Lebanese, meaty Sfeeha and it’s flavourful filling and some new wonderful finds.

Through winding streets that fill the senses, discovering architecture that tells a thousand tales. Arrive at the doors of some of the most remarkable atelier’s, like  Tara w Kehit. We believe that by promoting activations like Tara that support ethical travel we can, as a global community help improve the tourism impacts and sustainability in the destinations we travel to.

Tara w Kehit is a creative project supported by the Safadi Foundation and focused on empowering women on the socioeconomic level. Through various handcraft techniques the women at Tara are telling stories of the heritage and ancient wisdom of their country. A chance to witness the creating and crafting by hand, from designing to fitting to assembling the pieces and included with a showroom at the end.

Finish the day at Manar’s favourite local cafe and listen to wonderful tales and stories from Manar about her city and its people, her work and the woman.  


Duration: Full Day | 8 Hours

Price: £232 GBP Half day |  £325 GBP Full day

Inclusions: Curation, Guidance, Breakfast, Light Meal, Street food, Coffee & Snacks

Exclusions: Transport/Transfers, Cost of Purchases

Location: Tripoli or Beirut, Lebanon



Beirut is an exciting city that is constantly emerging and setting new trends left and right. Every time you visit this destination it’s a guarantee that you’ll stumble across a new boutique, restaurant, bar, or store around every corner. It’s a destination that lets you lose yourself in the chaos and come out feeling like something inside has shifted, like you’ve found a missing piece of yourself you never knew existed. It’s a traveller’s chance to experience conscious and cultural tourism in a place surrounded by whimsical wonder.

We’ve created an exclusive experience that uncovers all your fantasy fashion finds with Lebanon’s creative trailblazer, Stylist and Model, Manar Asaad.  Splitting her time between Tripoli and Beirut Manar is changing the fashion game with her chic modesty, her edgy authenticity, and her passion for all things fiercely flowy. She has emerged as a leading figure in the Lebanese creative community and is about sharing self expression through the fabrics of fashion and promoting ethical and sustainable products and brands.


 
 

All of our experiences are specially crafted and curated to promote ethical, cultural and sustainable travel in some of the top spiritual travel and ecotourism destinations on the globe. We aim to create a tribe of like-minded trailblazers and change-makers wishing to expand their perception through local immersion and make an impact wherever it is they find themselves. Every time a traveller uses one of our services we donate a % to support local projects and communities in the destinations they travel to. We believe that with the right kind of people, we can make the right kind of impact and discover the world while discovering a piece of ourselves in the process.