to be honest, Syrians are more Arabian (half of lebanon are Christian thus they dislike to be called Arabian=Muslim) than Lebanese but much less polite!!
all of my friends who visited the 2 countries have the exact same impressions which are (syrian have no ATM and looked so primitive and inconvenient to me! its NOT safe! they rip the tourists up all the time! and where ever u go u will be annoyed with those crafty beggars!)
Lebanon are f"""ing expensive, they do not like other Arab but they are very polite and they never take ba5sheesh! (chips)
I fought with this syrian sales man at a furniture shop the last night before Eid because he was so rude and stupid! (i was about to smack him!)