Bistr’eau: A Seafood Gem at The Heart of Batroun

Bistr'eau is a new seafood bistro that opened on the Batroun port as an extension to the beautiful L'Auberge de la Mer hotel. The bistro overlooks the port and fishermen boats and is few meters away from the beautiful Mar Estephan Cathedral. I headed there last Saturday for lunch before heading to the beach. To be honest, I was expecting it to be a small place but it turned out to be a gorgeous bistro…

Edde Sands Slashes Admission Prices in Half

Eddé Sands is one of the most beautiful beach resorts in Lebanon but it's not one you can afford to go to on a weekly basis or even spend the weekend there. Since I held my wedding there back in 2013, I had the chance to try out one of their bungalows for free back then as part of the wedding package and it's a beautiful space but a bit too expensive for a couple.…
Fun

How to Enjoy A Beach Day in Lebanon On a 50,000 LBP Budget

1 month ago
It’s the end of the month, I’m almost out of money (as usual) but the weather is too nice not to be at the beach. I usually spend somewhere between $50 and $70 on my ...
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Trail-runner Patrick Vaughan Sets new Record for the Lebanon Mountain Trail

1 month ago
The Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT) is the longest hiking trail in Lebanon as it pretty much covers the whole country. It extends from Kobayat in the north of Lebanon to Marjaayoun in the south, a ...
Critiques

Lebanon is Not Really Among The 20 Most Dangerous Countries in the World for Tourists

2 months ago
Business Insider released an article today listing the 20 most dangerous countries in the world for tourists. The list was extracted from The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index Report, which measures ...
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CNN: Surfing Becoming More Popular in #Lebanon

3 months ago
I remember when Cafe Najjar first featured a surfer in its most recent ads, I got several comments asking me if one can really surf in Lebanon while others laughed at the idea. Well surfing ...
Critiques

Summer is Almost Here: Who’s Cleaning Our Beaches?

3 months ago
An estimated 8 million tons of plastic end up in oceans every year, and this plastic pollution is surfing onto Lebanese shores and damaging the marine ecosystems. Unfortunately, the problem is not only plastic pollution ...
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First Bike Lane Prototype Introduced in #Beirut

3 months ago
After getting its first bike sharing station, Beirut just got its first official bike lane. The assembly of the first bike lane prototype was completed two days ago and the first bike tour will take ...
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Shape of Lebanon

3 months ago
It’s always great to hear tourists speak so highly of our country and enjoy it that much. These five tourists toured Beirut, Byblos, Harissa, Baalbek, Saïda, Jbeil & Tyre and made a video out of ...
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Byblos Bike Sharing System Officially Launched, Bike Lane to Follow

4 months ago
Byblos launched two days ago officially the “Byblos Bike Sharing System” and will soon introduce a dedicated bike lane in the city. NNA article says the lane will cover a 50,000 square meter area but ...
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