A New Garbage Mountain in Saida?

The Lebanese Transparency Association are sharing a video showing a new garbage mountain emerging in Saida. Just when we thought they got rid of the 30+ years old mountain garbage in Saida, the company in charge of recycling garbage and putting an end to the garbage crisis off the coast of Saida is apparently not doing its job properly. The video is showing a pinkish area flooded with garbage right next to the garbage mountain.…

A Special Whisky Tasting Session at Phoenicia Hotel ahead of #WorldWhiskyDay

With an incredible selection that includes over 400 different whiskies, Phoenicia Hotel is as ready as ever to host the World Whisky Day in Beirut! World Whisky Day is a worldwide celebration of whisky’s heritage, craftsmanship, diversity and kinship. It’s happening this Saturday May 20th, 2017 and Phoenicia has been selected as an official host in Lebanon. In the run-up to WWD, I was invited to a unique tasting session with Makram Salha and Patsy…

Goût de France at Sofitel Beirut Le Gabriel

3 months ago
On Tuesday March 21 2017, in more than 100 countries around the world, 2000 restaurants and embassies celebrated France’s gastronomy by inviting the public to a “French-style” dinner. The aim from this initiative, named “Goût ...

Fiasco at the Lebanese-Canadian Hospital

4 months ago
A young man wrecked the Lebanese Canadian hospital in Sin el fil after his 36 year old brother passed away unexpectedly. Based on what I’ve read, his brother had a severe stomach pain and was ...

A Lavish Sunday Buffet at The Four Seasons Beirut

5 months ago
I love the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut. It’s definitely one of my favorite hotels in the capital. It seems that I always keep coming back for their amazing breakfast, but sometimes, I just pass ...

Grand Hills Hotel & Spa: Luxury in The Mountains

5 months ago
I’ve been to so many magical weddings and memorable events at the Grand Hills Hotel overlooking Beirut in Broumana over the years. However, it wasn’t till recently that I actually spent a weekend up there. ...

Al Kassouf Grand Hotel

6 months ago
Check out these beautiful shots that I took from inside the iconic Al Kassouf Hotel in Shweir, which was built in the 1930s and damaged during the war. According to a 2013 post on Shweir.com, ...

Updated List of Safe Beaches in Lebanon

11 months ago
Source: Assafir via CNRS I found a more recent report on the beach water quality along the Lebanese coast and a list of Lebanon’s most and least polluted beaches. The report was prepared by the ...

The Legendary Palmyra Hotel In Baalbeck: Open Since 1874

1 year ago
I’ve been to Baalbeck quite a few times but I never had the chance to visit the legendary Palmyra hotel there. The hotel is one of the oldest in Lebanon, if not the oldest, and ...

In Pictures: Phoenicia Hotel In Beirut From 1961 Till 2015

2 years ago
The oldest picture of Phoenicia I was able to find. It was taken before the grand opening in 1961 Phoenicia Beirut was celebrating its 50th anniversary around the same time four years ago. This majestic ...