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

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 two reasons: - They were scheduled on a Thursday night which is a big mistake. People driving back from their work were stuck for hours in unnecessary traffic. I spent almost 3 hours to get from Achrafieh to Jeita and…

Vogue Spends Four Perfect Days in Beirut

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 Baffa House in the lively neighborhood of Mar Mikhael, a visit to the recently reopened Sursock Museum, dinner at Lux and end the night at the weekly Summer Decks on the Beach party at Sporting Club. Saturday starts at Souk…
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Lebanese Wines Marsyas & Bargylus Featured In France’s Le Monde

2 months ago
Karim and Sandro Saadé, the two brothers and owners of Château Marsyas in Lebanon and Domaine de Bargylus in Syria got a special two-page feature in the French daily newspapers Le Monde, one of the ...
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Lebanon

#LiveLoveLebanon: Promoting Rural Lebanon & Lebanese Traditional Guest Houses

2 months ago
If you want take a journey into the heart of rural Lebanon, there are tens of gorgeous guesthouses located in breathtaking locations and offering an authentic Lebanese experience. To name few: Bouyouti – Maasser Beiteddine ...
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A Report On The Beach Water Quality Along Lebanon’s Coast

3 months ago
Tripoli Beaches – Photo Credits: Souad Sbaiti This is a follow-up on a post I wrote back in April. A sea water monitoring study was conducted by the National Center for Marine Sciences (I had ...
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Lebanon

Promoting Religious Tourism in Lebanon: Our Lady of Mantara, Maghdouche

4 months ago
Lebanon is one of the oldest countries in the world and has been at the heart of the growth of Christianity and Islam. Christianity has had a long presence of over two thousand years in ...
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Lebanon

48 Hours in #Beirut: I Love it!

4 months ago
A couple from Dubai visited Beirut for a crazy 48 hours and compiled everything they did into 5 minute video. They explored Beirut by day and night (Zaitunay, Mar Mikhail etc …), took the Teleferique ...
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Sunday Morning Escape

4 months ago
You might have visited every city in the country, but if you have not experienced Lebanon by bike then you have definitely been missing out. Three years ago, my friends got me a bike, they ...
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Lebanon

Visiting Tripoli’s Syria Street: Wheat Market Restoration & Qahwetna Cultural Café

5 months ago
Almost one year ago, an unprecedented security plan has managed to put an end to the endless rounds of fierce clashes and restore calm between Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen neighborhoods. Fortunately, we haven’t heard ...
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Lebanon

Eco-Friendly Camping Site Inaugurated in Kab-Elias Town (Bekaa)

5 months ago
Qab Elias is a beautiful town located in the Bekaa valley 15 km away from Zahle and 45 km from Beirut. Qab Elias is on the same road that takes you to Ammiq and Kefraya ...
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