Trying Out Zaatar W Zeit’s Lent-Friendly Items

Lent is a season of reflection and preparation before the Easter Celebrations and is marked by fasting both from food and festivities. As far as food is concerned, people tend to fast from meat and dairy products while others try to cut down on things they tend to consume a lot, like chocolate or coffee for example. Put aside the religious part and the different types of fasting, almost everyone looks forward to the lent…

My First Visit to Raising Cane’s at The Spot Choueifat

A few weeks ago, Raising Cane's finally opened in Beirut's The Spot Choueifat Mall, so I went down to try it out last Saturday. To be completely honest, I wasn't too familiar with the brand until my brother who lives in the US sent me a photo of them having lunch at a Raising Cane's there. I then remember seeing an article on Business Insider where it was voted one on of the top restaurant…

Parental Leave for Lebanese Fathers Soon Extended to Three Days?

8 months ago
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 ...

I Won Round #2 of The #FitB4Christmas Challenge

9 months ago
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 ...

Wild Discovery: Making the Schengen Visas Nightmare Easy

10 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

10 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?

11 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

11 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

1 year 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

1 year 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 ...