Grand Hills Hotel & Spa: Luxury in The Mountains

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. I was quite lucky too, since the entire complex has been recently refurbished. The Grand Hills Hotel is a massive luxury hotel and resort nestled on a hilltop in the picturesque town of Broumana just a 30-minute drive from Beirut.…

BBC Wants You To Share Your Beirut Stories

BBC Pop Up is coming to Lebanon for a whole month and they're asking us to share stories we'd want to tell about our country. They also don't mind getting help in making some of their films while in Beirut. It's definitely more challenging to try and crowd-source story ideas from the online community, but it's more rewarding if done properly and a proper feedback is received. The BBC team will be holding community meet-ups…
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A Gorgeous 360° Panorama Photo of Zahle – By Clement Tannouri

3 weeks ago
Check out this stunning 360° Panorama shot of Zahle taken by Clement Tannouri after the latest storm from the highest point at Our Lady of Zahle. Check it out [here] and make sure you are ...
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Stunning Drone Footage Over The Majestic Mount Sannine

1 month ago
Check out this beautiful drone footage taken over the majestic Mount Sannine by Ziad Orfali. There’s also a GOPRO footage skiing down “Al Bahsa” slope. Enjoy! ...
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Al Kassouf Grand Hotel

1 month 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, ...
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Attaché: A 17 Minutes #Beirut Travel Guide

2 months ago
“You’ve seen the news, you’ve read the foreign office state department advisories, the warnings are stark, the language is unambiguous, come to Beirut at your own risk”. It took the people behind Attaché months to ...
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700,000 Lebanese Expats Flying Back Home for the Holidays?

2 months ago
I read in the papers that 700,000 are expected to fly back to Lebanon for the holidays and overheard from a couple of friends that the Ministry of Tourism is expecting huge numbers based on ...
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The Golden Forest – A hike from Dahr El Keif to Azer Forest

3 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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A Magical Journey Inside Jeita Grotto By The Lebanese Wanderers

3 months ago
Check out this short but stunning video shot inside Jeita Grotto by French filmmaker Stanislas Giroux for Lebanese Wanderers. The page’s aim is to celebrate Lebanon’s beauty and they’re always sharing beautiful pictures and videos. ...
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A Powerful Video & A Message of Hope By Silvio Chiha

3 months ago
Here’s another powerful and stunning video showing Lebanon’s natural beauty though the eyes of Silvio Chiha, an internationally known Lebanese water skiing champion. Silvio is sending a message of hope to all the Lebanese, showing ...
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