Here are 12 mind-blowing cultural similarities between Lebanese and Moroccans. Read through as Culture from diffrent countries collide in hilarious manners!
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #1: Fast language Switching
It is known that Lebanese are eloquent in their speech. They are able to switch from one language to another very quickly and with ease. Indeed, the same sentence could contain arabic, french and english at once! Our friends from Morocco can do the same!
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #2: Olive Oil Everywhere
As Lebanese, we put oil on almost all of our food wether it’s labneh, hummus or anything else! Guess what? Moroccans love to add olive oil on all their dishes as well.
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #3: Long Lasting Goodbye
This long process usually involves repeating “bye” multiple times. Morrocans are no diffrent! Morrocans are no diffrent!
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #4: 5 Minutes = 1 Hour
When a Lebanese tells you “I’ll be here in 5 minutes!”. This usually means you’ll only meet them in 1 hour or more. Same things goes for Morrocan people.
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #5: Road Rage
Just like Lebanese, Moroccan let go of their rage and frustration while driving! It’s not easy we know but stay safe.
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #6: Bread With Everything & Anything
No matter what we (Lebanese & Moroccan) are eating, we need to upgrade all our meals with a loaf of bread.
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #7: Insha’ Allah means No
People in Morocco & Lebanon make heavy use of “Insha’ Allah” as a substitue for a less direct bold “NO”.
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #8: The “Who? Me!” Buisness
Ever knocked on someone’s door and responded “Me!” when asked “who”? Well yes, we all did it more than once! You’ll be happy to know that Moroccan do that too.
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #9: Guest-Only Silverware
Both Lebanese & Moroccan moms have special silverware (plates, forks, knives, cups) for guests only. No one can touch or use them unless guests are coming.
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #10: Tupperware Nightmare
Seriously! What’s wrong with Lebanese & Moroccan moms? They almost cherish tupperware more than their own lives! Don’t you dare come back home without it…
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #11: Slipper Snipping
Moroccan excel with slipper snipping just like Lebanese parents. Maybe we should have a tournament of slipper shooting someday!
Similarity Between Lebanese and Moroccans #12: Football Popularity
We all know that Lebanese go crazy during football matches! Screaming in the streets or in cafes is very common in our country. Same goes for Moroccan!
Just like Lebanon, Morocco has amazing old historical monuments and cities to visit! If you are a fan of history and architecutre, you’ll enjoy visiting the majestic mosques, sumptuous palaces and fabulous historical buildings. The cities are colorful, buzzed with life and filled rich with culture but each one has it’s own style and traditions.
If you’re more into shopping, you’ll love the vibrant souks that offer a great variety of moroccan clothes, exotic oils & spices and hand made souvenir decorative items.
On the other hand, morrocan culture offer a wide variety of mouthwatering delicious national dishes that will leave you wanting more! Drinking lots of tea is a must. It is truly an amazing touristic destination!
Moving on to their people, they are very nice from our own experience and are well known for their generosity and great hospitality. Wether you visit a random person living outside the city or someone in the souks, you’ll always be welcomed!
Going to Morocco will make you feel right at home. Like in Lebanon, they have lots of nice ancient cities, great architecture, awesome delicious food and lots of hospitality! If you would like to know more about Moroccan Culture and how , check this link.
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