Parental Leave for Lebanese Fathers Soon Extended to Three Days?

Lebanese fathers are currently entitled to one paternity day while maternity leave was extended to 70 days a couple of years ago. The government has recently approved extending the paternity leave to three days but it still needs to be approved in the parliament. This is definitely an improvement but it's still not enough, and should be at least a couple of weeks in my opinion. The first few weeks after a baby is born…

I Won Round #2 of The #FitB4Christmas Challenge

The second round of the #FitB4Christmas ended on December 24 and I was the winner this time! I managed to drop almost 7.3 kilos, only 0.7 kilos short of the 8 kilos planned, while Techie Dad had four kilos left to lose. This round was much more challenging than the first one as it was for a longer period of time with more kilos to lose and fitness goals to complete. My average daily steps…

Wild Discovery: Making the Schengen Visas Nightmare Easy

8 months ago
As Lebanese passport holders, we are at a massive disadvantage when we want to travel. Virtually most countries you’d wanna visit, need a pre-approved visa if you’re a Lebanese passport holder. If you have been ...

TeePee&Co: Brian’s Favorite New Hang Out Spot

8 months ago
I am constantly looking for child-friendly toys, furniture and decor items, which is not an easy task these days. We’ve always hoped of having an outdoor garden, but till that day comes, I wanted a ...

What are your Favorite Running/Walking Tracks?

9 months ago
I don’t know how people can go for a walk or a jog without listening to music. I’ve had running playlists for as long as a I remember but I’m looking for new suggestions as ...

#BlogWaladi: Puzzle Foam Mats Are Apparently Bad for Kids

9 months ago
I just learned recently from a friend that foam play mats are made with questionable materials that could affect the health of a child. We’ve had the mats for over a year now and I ...

Mathieu: Best Crêpes in Mar Mikhael

10 months ago
I love crêpes and I’m always looking for new crepe places to try in Beirut. Mathieu opened earlier this year in Mar Mikhael a block from EDL and makes some of the best crepes I’ve ...

Movie Review: “The Insult” by Ziad Doueiri

11 months ago
The Insult is about a verbal dispute between Toni Hanna (Adel Karam), a Lebanese Christian mechanic and survivor of the 1976 Damour Massacre and Yasser (Kamel El Basha), a Palestinian refugee living in camps and ...

8 Cool Samsung Galaxy S8 Features You Should Be Using

11 months ago
I’ve had the Samsung Galaxy S8+ for over a month now and it’s an absolute stunner inside out. Whether it’s the Infinite display, the slick design, the screen quality, the processor, the camera, the UI, ...
Movies & Television

Movie Review: Dunkirk Review [2017]

1 year ago
“Dunkirk” is labeled as a war film but it’s very different from every war film I’ve seen in the past decade. There’s barely any dialogue, no emotions, no flashbacks, no character backstories, no war rooms ...