Saida’s International Festival is Back!

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 Nancy Ajram and Guy Manoukian on September 16th and 17th and will end with a fun-filled event "Saida in Color" on September 25th. The festival will combine culture, tourism, and art in the most attractive, musical, and fun activities Saida…

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

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 cold dishes and of course the raw meat and the grilled meats . Every year, Travel and Leisure asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe and rate cities for a number of qualities, including food. This…

15 Stunning Hiking & Biking Views from Akkar & Kobayat

7 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 ...

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

7 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 ...

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

8 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 ...

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

8 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 ...

Vogue Spends Four Perfect Days in Beirut

8 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 ...

Lebanese Wines Marsyas & Bargylus Featured In France’s Le Monde

8 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 ...

#LiveLoveLebanon: Promoting Rural Lebanon & Lebanese Traditional Guest Houses

8 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 ...

A Report On The Beach Water Quality Along Lebanon’s Coast

9 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 ...