Rare Species Spotted off Lebanon coast

Following a month-long expedition that took place between October and November 2016 using an underwater robot, Oceana and Lebanese scientists released a video showing strange species spotted off the Lebanese coast. The video is breath-taking but all I could think of is whether these creatures evolved as part of the natural evolution or they mutated due to garbage pollution. Another friend of mine told me that they didn't need to look underwater, they just need…

Patchi Christmas Decorations Light up Beirut

Patchi's flagship store unveiled its Christmas decoration yesterday, showing stunning Christmas window displays and a beautifully lit up front facade. Here are some pictures that I managed to take despite the bad weather. Make sure to check out the window display when you are in DownTown Beirut and let the Christmas spirit begin!
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#RedBullCivilWall: Lebanese Climbers Conquering War-Torn Beirut Building

1 month ago
Red Bull organized a one-of-its-kind urban climbing competition a couple of weeks ago when they invited Lebanese climbers to conquer the wall of Al Kamal building, a 35 meters war-torn and riddled building. The building ...
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#Achrafieh2020: Discover Saint Nicolas Street

1 month ago
Achrafieh2020 is organizing one last car-free day this year in Saint Nicolas, Achrafieh. The event will take place on Sunday December 4 from 10 AM till 8 PM and kick off the Christmas festivities. Car-free ...
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Chico Records [Beirut] Among The World’s Best Record Shops

1 month ago
Video Chico was established as a record store in the 1960s and has long been considered as a Mecca for vinyl collectors in the region. Chico was recently featured in an article on [TheVinylFactory]. Chico ...
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Beirut Duty Free’s La Casa Del Habano Named the Best Cigar Shop in The World?

1 month ago
[Annahar] is claiming the Cigar shop at Beirut’s airport was named the best in the world in The Cigar World book. The author of the book has praised La Casa Del Habano in Beirut as ...
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In Pictures: Christmas Tree & Decoration at City Centre Beirut

1 month ago
Lighting up the Christmas tree is becoming a nice tradition at City Centre Beirut. Last year, I couldn’t make it but I made sure to attend yesterday and bring Baby Brian along. The event was ...
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Maxime Chaya Aiming To Be The First To Cycle Across Rubh’ Al Khali (Empty Quarter)

1 month ago
Maxime Chaya is off to a new challenge as he aims to successfully complete the first ever crossing of Rubh’ Al Khali by bicycle. The expedition will be unsupported, but assisted by means of pre-laid ...
Architecture

Abandoned Silk Mill – Kfarmatta

2 months ago
Make sure to follow my adventures on [Instagram]. I’ve heard a lot of people talk about the Silk Museum, which dates back to 1792, in the Lebanese village of Bsous but few of them mention ...
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The Golden Forest – A hike from Dahr El Keif to Azer Forest

2 months ago
When a friend of mine approached me with a Sunday plan for a hike in Akkar, I responded with the typical “Menshouf”, equivalent to “probably not”. All he had to do was show me a ...
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