Tripoli Summed up in this 2-Minute Video

Check out this beautiful video on Tripoli by Hadi Hajar. A 2 minute and 24 seconds video that perfectly sums up Lebanon’s second-largest city. The Citadel, The Rashid Karameh International Exhibition Center, The souks, the Mina, el Tall, The mosques and churches, the coffee shops, the sweets, the hammams and more.

Call 1735 to Report Valet Parking Companies Charging Over LL5000

A month ago, the Ministry of Interior & Tourism agreed in a joint statement to fix the valet service price at 5000 Lebanese Liras but the decision was apparently not yet enforced. According to the Tourism Minister, we can start reporting valet companies breaking the law starting tomorrow and the tourist police will show up and fine the valet companies. More importantly, if the same company breaks the law twice, their license will be suspended.…
Lebanon

Mar Charbel’s 24m Long Statue Installed on Faraya’s Mount of the Cross

1 month ago
Lebanon’s largest statue of St Charbel was finally installed today in Faraya on top of the Mount of the Cross. The long monument, which weighs 40 tons, was built with highly durable materials (mainly fiberglass) ...
Food

Bistr’eau: A Seafood Gem at The Heart of Batroun

2 months ago
Bistr’eau (I love the name!) is a new seafood bistro that opened on the Batroun port as an extension to the beautiful L’Auberge de la Mer hotel. The bistro overlooks the port and fishermen boats ...
Fun

Edde Sands Slashes Admission Prices in Half

2 months ago
Eddé Sands is one of the most beautiful beach resorts in Lebanon but it’s not one you can afford to go to on a weekly basis or even spend the weekend there. Since I held ...
Fun

How to Enjoy A Beach Day in Lebanon On a 50,000 LBP Budget

3 months ago
It’s the end of the month, I’m almost out of money (as usual) but the weather is too nice not to be at the beach. I usually spend somewhere between $50 and $70 on my ...
Baladi

Trail-runner Patrick Vaughan Sets new Record for the Lebanon Mountain Trail

3 months ago
The Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT) is the longest hiking trail in Lebanon as it pretty much covers the whole country. It extends from Kobayat in the north of Lebanon to Marjaayoun in the south, a ...
Critiques

Lebanon is Not Really Among The 20 Most Dangerous Countries in the World for Tourists

4 months ago
Business Insider released an article today listing the 20 most dangerous countries in the world for tourists. The list was extracted from The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index Report, which measures ...
Baladi

CNN: Surfing Becoming More Popular in #Lebanon

4 months ago
I remember when Cafe Najjar first featured a surfer in its most recent ads, I got several comments asking me if one can really surf in Lebanon while others laughed at the idea. Well surfing ...
Critiques

Summer is Almost Here: Who’s Cleaning Our Beaches?

5 months ago
An estimated 8 million tons of plastic end up in oceans every year, and this plastic pollution is surfing onto Lebanese shores and damaging the marine ecosystems. Unfortunately, the problem is not only plastic pollution ...
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