Barley & Bean’s Awesome Fresh Water Initiative: No Plastic, Free Water!

The world has a major problem with too much waste. Lebanon is no different, in fact, with the ongoing garbage crisis with no meaningful solution in sight, reducing our waste drastically is a major necessity. That’s why Barley & Bean’s Fresh Water initiative got me really excited and glad to see local businesses stepping up and making a difference. Barley & Bean decided to ditch paper and plastic cups, and instead use ceramic mugs to…

In Pictures & Videos: Beirut Spectacular NYE 2018 Celebrations

Yesterday's NYE celebrations in Beirut's Nejmeh Square were the most spectacular in years and the best to date. Tens of thousands of people flocked to welcome the new year amid tight security. The celebrations began at 6PM and lasted long after midnight. Let's hope we will see this part of Beirut brought back to life after years of negligence. Enjoy the pictures and videos and a Happy New Year to all! PS: Pictures were taken…
Baladi

How a Lebanese Woman Achieved a Zero-Waste Life With Little Effort

2 weeks ago
If you ever wonder whether a no waste life is possible in Lebanon, just watch this short video and find out that it’s much easier than you may think. This woman lives a completely no ...
Baladi

Christmas Trees & Decoration From Around Lebanon [2017]

3 weeks ago
Here are selected pictures from Christmas tree and decoration from around Lebanon. I included malls and hotels as well since they usually have the best Christmas decoration. ...
Baladi

Bcharreh will soon be Home to The World’s Tallest & Biggest Statue of Jesus Christ

1 month ago
Lebanese sculptor and artist Rudy Rahme revealed to Al Jomhouria newspaper that he’s sculpting the world’s biggest and tallest Jesus Christ statue which will be placed in his hometown Bcharreh once done. The statue is ...
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Ziad Doueiri’s “The Insult” Shortlisted For The Oscars’ Best Foreign Language Film

1 month ago
The Insult became the first ever Lebanese movie to be shortlisted for the Oscars under the Foreign Language category. The Academy had to choose 9 films out of a record-breaking 92 entries this year and ...
Architecture

Handiss.com: Helping Engineers and Architects Do Freelance

1 month ago
I came across Handiss the other day, and I must say I loved what this Lebanese startup is doing. Basically, Handiss is a web platform that connects engineers and architects to companies or individuals that ...
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2017 Rugby League World Cup Rankings: Lebanon Jumps to 9th Spot!

1 month ago
Thew new Rugby League World Cup 2017 standings were announced few days ago and Lebanon was one of the major movers whereas our Cedars team gained 9 spots and now ranks 9th out of 48 ...
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In Pictures: Abandoned Windsor Hotel – Aley

1 month ago
Our friend and talented photographer Jad Ghorayeb [FB] [Insta] paid a visit to yet another abandoned hotel in Lebanon, the Windsor Hotel in Aley. Hotel Windsor was built by J. and W. Takla, and officially ...
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First Ever Lebanese Team in Rally Dakar Launch #BeTheDrive in Support of Anta Akhi

1 month ago
Rally Dakar is the most challenging rally held since 1978. Since 2009, the race has been moved to Latin America, after threats in Mauritania were too great to continue the original route from Paris in ...
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