National Geographic Needs to Update its Lebanon Guide

National Geographic shared recently a short 1-minute video of Lebanon featuring beautiful NatGeoMyShot pictures taken by locals. The post links to a page where you can learn more about Lebanon but there's not much to learn. In fact, the page is outdated, the pictures are old and there's only one Beirut experience. I'm not sure if we can submit suggestions to their page but in all cases, that's something the Tourism Ministry should look into,…

A Long Weekend in #Lebanon – By Mounia Akl

Travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler shared recently a video by filmmaker Mounia Akl who took them on a tour around Lebanon. The tour was one long weekend where they partied in Beirut, drove to the Bekaa valley, attended a wedding at the Hippodrome and went skiing in Kfardebian. I sometimes do miss those hectic long weekends where I'd go out party every night, watch a movie with friends, head out to the mountains on Sunday…
Critiques

Is that $20 Million Saints Route Project a good Idea?

3 weeks ago
The Lebanese Cabinet approved few days ago a USD 20 million Saints Route project linking the villages in Batroun and Byblos governorates. The aim is “to link Batroun, Edde, Jran, Derya, Douk, Mayfouq, and Annaya, ...
Baladi

Fly over Laklouk – Drone Footage

3 weeks ago
961FastCAM shot this beautiful footage over the snow-covered Laklouk area. Make sure to watch it in Full HD and enjoy the gorgeous views! ...
Food

Grand Hills Hotel & Spa: Luxury in The Mountains

1 month ago
I’ve been to so many magical weddings and memorable events at the Grand Hills Hotel overlooking Beirut in Broumana over the years. However, it wasn’t till recently that I actually spent a weekend up there. ...
Information

BBC Wants You To Share Your Beirut Stories

1 month ago
BBC Pop Up is coming to Lebanon for a whole month and they’re asking us to share stories we’d want to tell about our country. They also don’t mind getting help in making some of ...
Baladi

A Gorgeous 360° Panorama Photo of Zahle – By Clement Tannouri

1 month ago
Check out this stunning 360° Panorama shot of Zahle taken by Clement Tannouri after the latest storm from the highest point at Our Lady of Zahle. Check it out [here] and make sure you are ...
Baladi

Stunning Drone Footage Over The Majestic Mount Sannine

2 months ago
Check out this beautiful drone footage taken over the majestic Mount Sannine by Ziad Orfali. There’s also a GOPRO footage skiing down “Al Bahsa” slope. Enjoy! ...
Baladi

Al Kassouf Grand Hotel

2 months ago
Check out these beautiful shots that I took from inside the iconic Al Kassouf Hotel in Shweir, which was built in the 1930s and damaged during the war. According to a 2013 post on Shweir.com, ...
Baladi

Attaché: A 17 Minutes #Beirut Travel Guide

3 months ago
“You’ve seen the news, you’ve read the foreign office state department advisories, the warnings are stark, the language is unambiguous, come to Beirut at your own risk”. It took the people behind Attaché months to ...
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