The Golden Forest – A hike from Dahr El Keif to Azer Forest

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 picture he had taken two weeks ago at the Azer Forest for me to change my mind. Having went on the hike myself, I can now say that the 70 minute drive from Hazmieh to Tripoli at 6:30 AM, and…

The Victorious Coming to #Beirut This Sunday

For all football enthusiasts, here's your chance to join The Victorious show and be one of 20 participants to join the Football Academy in Dubai! The Third Season of The Victorious is on and the first stop will be in Beirut on the 20th of November at Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The show's aim is to search for local football talents aged between 16 and 20 and Football…
Baladi

In Pictures: The 2016 Beirut Marathon

9 months ago
Over 40,000 took part in this year’s edition of the Beirut Marathon. The organization was much better than last year and I loved the setup on Martyrs Square. Thousands were running for the first time, ...
Baladi

Adam is a 17 Year Old Running The Beirut Marathon To Support Free Mental Health Care

9 months ago
For the first time this year, a 17 year old will be taking part in the 42.195 km run at the Beirut Marathon and he’s doing it for a good cause, a cause that touches ...
Fun

The Nine Types of Lebanese Basketball Players

9 months ago
I once drafted a post about the different types of Lebanese Basketball players but never published it. I’m glad I didn’t though because I couldn’t have done it better than guy Zeenomena. He totally nailed ...
Critiques

Football in #Lebanon is Doomed

10 months ago
Every now and then, we are reminded why there’s no hope for football in this country. Fans shouting “Shi3a Shi3a Shi3a” while others raise an Islamic flag. Next thing you know, crusaders invade the pitch ...
Baladi

Two Lebanese Athletes Competing at The 2016 WKU World Championship Kickboxing

10 months ago
Maroun Abboud & Jennifer Nehmeh are representing Lebanon this year at the WKU World Championship Kickboxing. Maroun is 24 years old and will compete in two categories: Light contact on September 26th and semi-contact on ...
Humor

Rally Du Liban: Picture of The Day

11 months ago
I even got the video. It’s not photoshopped LOL! Thanks Akl! ...
Baladi

Lebanese Chirine Njeim: First Ever Olympian To Compete in Alpine Skiing & Marathon Events

1 year ago
Lebanese Olympian Chirine Njeim completed yesterday the Women’s Marathon race with a time of 2h 51m 8s and ranked 109th out of 157 candidates. By doing so, Chirine joins a very exclusive club and becomes ...
Baladi

Meet Tarek Abou Al Dahab: Former Lebanese Cyclist Champion & Olympic Athlete in 1968 and 1972

1 year ago
A Facebook post caught my attention last week about a former racing cyclist in Beirut called Abou el Dahab who runs his own bicycle shop with his son Osama in Zarif in Beirut. Abou el ...
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