Valet Parking Set at 5,000LL (Lol Ma Hek?)

Instead of controlling the valet companies and fining those who are breaking the law , the Ministry of Interior & Tourism agreed in a joint statement to fix the valet service price at 5000 Lebanese Liras. Fixing the price sounds great on paper but it will not solve anything on the ground. What's gonna happen when the valet asks for more? Who are you going to call? The Tourism Police? Does the Smoking Ban Law…

MOT Announces Reduced Line Prices

The Ministry of Telecommunications announced reductions on the mobile lines prices, including a significant drop in prices for the prepaid lines from $25 to $3.3. You can also get a new Golden number now for only $2500 instead of $5,500 and a brand new Diamond A number, whatever that means, for $5000. I'm glad they dropped the prepaid line prices and I don't really care about the other bronze and gold numbers but the real…
Animals & Wildlife

Say no To the Dolphin Show!

2 weeks ago
Few months ago, I attended a dolphin show for the first time ever in Sharm el Sheikh and even though I had signed up for the full experience, I ended up not going (with Brian) ...
Critiques

Valet Parking is Ruining Broumana

2 weeks ago
I headed to Broumana on Saturday to visit the Mar Chaaya farm and show Brian the animals there. I didn’t get expect the farm to be that small and the visit to be that short ...
Critiques

Why I Avoid Arguing about Politics or Religion

2 weeks ago
Every since I started the blog, I promised myself to stay away from political and religious issues because they only cause arguments & hard feelings and they’re impossible-to-win battles. Discussing such sensitive issues only sends ...
Critiques

Public Sector & Government Agencies to Close on Saturdays

3 weeks ago
The government approved a decision to change working hours for public sector employees to become 35 hours per week whereas Saturday will no longer be a working day. This means that the schedule will change ...
Beirut

Beirut’s Wall of Kindness Being Vandalized

3 weeks ago
I have no idea why anyone would do such a thing but the Wall of Kindness that was installed in Sodeco a month ago has been vandalized on three occasions now, forcing those who came ...
Critiques

Burj Hammoud Mountain Garbage Being Dumped Into the Sea

3 weeks ago
No one really knows what’s happening at the Burj Hammoud landfill but the mountain is slowly being flattened and dumped into the Mediterranean. Here’s a recent picture taken by a friend showing how the mountain ...
Critiques

What does the VAT Increase from 10 to 11% Mean for You?

4 weeks ago
The newly approved VAT increase from 10% to 11% will have a negative impact on all Lebanese as it will lead to an increase in living expenses and a decrease in the purchase power. Some ...
Critiques

Men Who Assaulted Syrian Arrested by the ISF

1 month ago
Interior Minister Machnouk tweeted this morning that the Lebanese (?) men who assaulted and humiliated A Syrian man the other day and shared the video on Facebook. The video emerged following an anti-Lebanese army campaign ...
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