2nd edition December 2016. 352 pages, 16 with colour photos and 27 maps. The heart of the Middle East, Lebanon has been shaped by both its past and neighbours to become a truly fascinating destination. Beirut´s hedonistic delights, skiing at one of the country´s six resorts and the UNESCOWorld Heritage sites at Baalbek and Tyre all combine and contrast to offer a unique travel experience. Bradt´s Lebanon is the most comprehensive and detailed guidebook currently available. This new new and updated edition has wxpanded treatment for the business traveller or prospective property buyer plus detailed sections on the country´s culture, history and religion. With Beirut nominated as one of Newsweek´s Top 10 Cities in 2012 and the country attracting over 1,5 million visitors a year, Lebanon is, despite the area´s troubles, a destination on the rise.