Beirut is, undoubtedly, one of the most talked about cities in the world. It continuously births vivid stories that become the subject of worldwide discussion. From the tumultuous Civil War era and political discordances that shape its legacy, to the more recent triumphant cultural expressions led by talented thinkers and artists, the small city of Beirut is a tireless creator of far-reaching anecdotes that demand to be examined and explored.
Lynn and Yasmine, two locals and dear friends, joined forces to co-create the guidebook Wander Beirut, a product of their mutual appreciation and love for the capital. Through their first shared publication, they illustrate and relate the city’s complex being through whimsical collage-style illustrations, in-depth portrayals of Beirut’s main districts, compelling encounters with captivating locals, as well as tips and tricks to enjoy the city and its surroundings.