Visiting The Grand Aley Hotel, Also Known As Gebaily Hotel

I shared a piece by the Guardian earlier this year on the The Grand Aley Hotel and how it's been for sale since 2008 after the central bank seized the hotel. Update: The owners are currently planning the renovation project and the reopening of the grand hotel. Until then, it is not open for public but prior appointments can be made to visit the site. A good friend of mine, Jad Ghorayeb, visited the hotel…

14 Stunning Night Shots by Georges Boutros

George Boutros is an amateur yet passionate night sky photographer who has been dedicating a lot of time and effort for his hobby. A month ago, he was telling us about his new project which was capturing the Galactic Center of the Milky Way in one composition with the Lebanese coast, and the amount of paperwork he had to go through to be able to shoot from the “Palms Island Natural Reserve” which is located…

Pictures from Friday’s Harvest Moon in Beirut

8 months ago
It is called a harvest moon and it gives out the impression that the moon is a lot bigger than usual. This full moon rises with the setting of the sun and is at the nearest ...

Burkini vs Bikini in Tripoli, Lebanon

8 months ago
Women in Burkinis and others in Bikinis swimming at the same beach in Tripoli, with no fashion or “Ethics” police around. A great shot by Jad Ghorayeb. ...

Tips to Choosing the Right DSLR Camera and to Taking Better Photos

8 months ago
Let’s face it, we all want to take great pictures but we rarely invest in a good camera and a bit of time to learn a couple of tricks in order to enhance the quality ...

A Beautiful Aerial Footage of Tripoli by Jonathan Deeb

8 months ago
Check out this aerial footage of Lebanon’s second-largest city and one of my favorite cities Tripoli. For those who wish to visit the city, check out my 20 things to do in Tripoli posts [Part1] ...

Meet My New SLR Camera: The Canon EOS Rebel T6i EF-S 18-135mm

9 months ago
I bought my first SLR which was a Nikon D600 almost 6 years ago. It came with an 18-55 mm lens and cost me around 600$. I’m an amateur photographer so I started to read ...

8 Stunning Pictures From Inside Lamartine/ Mezher’s Palace, Hammana

9 months ago
The famous Mezher palace located in Hammana and overlooking the valley was once the residence of the famous French poet and statesman Alphonse de Lamartine. The Mezher palace was dubbed the Poet’s dream and quoting ...

TIME Recalls The 2006 Lebanon War Through The Eyes of 18 Photographers

10 months ago
Photo Credits: Patrick Baz I was crossing the Mdayrej bridge three days ago when it hit me that it’s been 10 years now since that bridge was partially destroyed by Israeli warplanes. The 34-day long ...

From Lebanon to Iceland, Starscape and Northern Lights Timelapse By Moophz Himself

1 year ago
Sit back, relax and enjoy this awesome compilation of time lapses shot at different locations in Lebanon and Iceland by Moophz Himself. Make sure you watch them in HD! The time lapses in Lebanon were ...