Close

..little questions..

Hello everyone.
This is the first post that ipublic .. About me: I am Simona and i'm one Italian with the desire to come to Beirut. ;)
Really, me know very small of this City, and I wish you gave me a hand 4 und weel how work there...
I want knok about people, job (if is difficult find it), public transports, rents...in short, everything a little ;)
Me...i don't speak arab...but only french and english (english not so well eheh)..that will be a problem??!!
I think to be there in October...but only like visitor...and then i decide what to do.
Thanks to all who respond me :D
Baci!!

hi,
look it all depends on wat you are waiting from your comming to beirut.
what's your field of work?

Hi!tnk u for ur reply..
mah...in really..now i only think to come like visitor..bcs i want see well the city and all things...in first, before move i must search a work..here, in Italy, my studies allow me to work a a social camp...there dono..i want to take a certification 4 teach my language..but dono..moreover i don't speak arab, but only english and frech..
Not want the moon, but only one work that allow me to live..eheh! ;)

i wish u lots of luck
believe me is very hard
i been there i saw beirut it was a great experience and i m searching from long time now a job there

mmmh this is not very reassuring!!! .... :/

i m sorry i dont want to scare u maybe u are more lucky then me
but anyhow lots of luck and really i wish u a nice time is a great country and i have fun there

but now u work there?u found that?

no i didn't find anything
i came back to romania anyhow i have a great vacation so at least i didn't have only bad experiences

oooh...i'm sorry for that...But u are graduate? U speak arab?
..but really, really, reallt u not anything?..shop assistent, bartender...dono.. :(
I hope to be luck...

send me an email - wdonovan[at]gmail.com or check me out at (moderated: no ads) might be able to answer some of your questions

hi,

sorry i didn't check the forums.

to tell you he truth, your field of work is not really motivating to find a job in beirut.

but if you were working with science and technology i can motivate you to come while you are not talking arabic.

yo are girl , and italien, so many people will try to take advantage of that. be carreful and don't trust people easely . ok?

i'm a guy , and i tell to not trust guys easely (lebanese) and all nationalities also . because your position is weak once you come to beirut , you don't have any security to find a job, so you might stay unemployed many monthes.

what i can propose to you is (if you know how to work that) to work in a night club as bartender , here i this you have the opportunity to use your beuty and your europeene origin. people here likes a lote the occidental and try to approach them or to imitate them as they are ideal.

i can propose to you also a work in a fancy hotel, where here you will be using languages as italien and french and english , to be employed you must have a beautiful look  and a good contact with clients.

about salary it's very various as in italy , you can earn from 2 to 10 euros in hour depending on the impotance of the job you are doing . and how much you will be UNREPLACABLE by anothe employee.

finally as my personal opinion i advice you as european to not come to lebanon in these conditions, but to go to france/ england/swiss/belgium . because you can stay and search a job there without having a VISA ! in the same time if you have any financial problem you can ust take a ticket from skyeuope or ryainair and come back to your family home.

cio seniorina a plutardé

hi!!tnk u 4 the reply!
Nice to meet u!r u still in Beirut now?!?!?
so..u tell me is dangerous come there???
Honestly, ther, i know one person...one libanes...i'm not "lonely"...but don't know!
tell e more!i wait ur reply...tnk u!!!
Hola!!! :)

hi

yes i'm still in beirut.

i think you must try, because if you don't try you will always say that : "if i tried maybe it could have worked "

as i told , i advice you to be aware and open eyes, think about yourself first ...

in this brutal life we must think little bit selfish , i immagine that if you come to lebanon because of your boyfriend who is lebanese ... i can tell you that it could be a good adventure or a bad one, Nobody know unless you try by your self. Concentrate on your personal interrests , and think that : "if one day i will be separated from my boyfriend , do i have lost many thinks ?"

if your response is "yes" so don't come, but if you judge that your response will be "no" , then come and in all casesyou will be winner and at least you will earn a good experience and have good time near him , in the same time you will not loose a tresure in comming if you will be working here.

come with some money because life here is expensive unless your boyfriend isn't rich .

because "being poor" is the enemy of love ;)

Hello Simona,

Living in Beirut is very expensive nowdays! Especially downtown. So before you come, I think you need to get a job and accommodation for support. If you intend to come down for a tour, then you have to be financially qualified for that. Its very hard to find a job here. I am lebanese myself with an MA in psychology and I barely found a job! I work in Helem organization (LGBT rights organization in Beirut)and its really not my specialty!! So, make sure you have enough money to come here and try to find a job ASAP if your'e planning on living there!
I'm sure you'll love it here.

Best wishes,
Adella

New topic

Expatriate health insurance in Beirut

Free advice and quotation service to choose an expat health insurance in Beirut

Moving to Beirut

Find tips from professionals about moving to Beirut

Travel insurance in Beirut

Enjoy stress-free travel to Beirut