15 Stunning Pictures & Videos from Kfarabida’s Coast

Kfarabida's coast is a national treasure and shouldn't be touched. It's currently under threat after the cabinet approved an old plan to turn the rocky facade into a private yacht club and a huge touristic resort. Kfarabida's beach may be a small one but the water there is among the cleanest in Lebanon and the beach is public and free. The water is crystal clear, there are naturally formed caves and you can occasionally spot…

Baalbeck Ruins Open To The Public For Free For 1 Month

The Ministry of Culture announced today that access to the Baalbeck ruins will be free of charge for one month starting mid-September. Visitors will also have free access to the first ever contemporary art exhibition held at the UNESCO world heritage site of Baalbek. Baalbeck is one of the most impressive sites in Lebanon and contains some of the best-preserved Roman ruins in Lebanon, including one of the largest temples of the Roman empire. If…
Lebanon

A Beautiful Aerial Footage of Tripoli by Jonathan Deeb

4 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] ...
Critiques

Saida’s International Festival is Back!

4 months ago
Saida, or Sidon, International Festival, which stopped organizing celebrations since 2009, is finally back this year! The festival will run for four days, starting with a touristic day on September 4th, followed by performances by ...
Food

Travel & Leisure: #Beirut Named The Best International City for Food

5 months ago
Picture by Bethany Kehdy Food is probably the only thing we are still good at in Lebanon and we can still brag about. Nothing beats a typical Lebanese lunch with the tens of hot and ...
Lebanon

15 Stunning Hiking & Biking Views from Akkar & Kobayat

5 months ago
If you are planning a hiking trip anytime soon, North Lebanon and more specifically Akkar has some of the most beautiful hiking trails. As part of the Kobayat festivals, hiking and biking trips are organized ...
Lebanon

Akkar al-Atika Wins Lebanon’s “Favorite Village” Competition For 2016

5 months ago
Qammou3a reserve – Akkar A 10-day long online poll was conducted recently by Lebanon’s French daily L’Orient Le-Jour in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism where people were asked to vote for their favorite village ...
Lebanon

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

5 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 ...
Critiques

Jounieh Fireworks Were Great Yesterday, But I Didn’t Enjoy Them

6 months ago
Photo Credits: Patrick Pharaon I look forward to the Jounieh fireworks every year, and I think it’s a nice tradition to kick off the Jounieh International Festivals but I didn’t enjoy them this year for ...
Beirut

Vogue Spends Four Perfect Days in Beirut

6 months ago
Alison Beckner came to visit Beirut for four days and the result was “a perfect storm of shopping, wining, dining, dancing, and—eventually—sleeping in this capital city where the Mediterranean meets the Middle East”. Friday at ...
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