15 Stunning Hiking & Biking Views from Akkar & Kobayat

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 for tourists and locals to explore Karm Chabt, one of the best naturally preserved Cedars forest reserve in Lebanon, Al Qammouaa reserve in Fnaidek, Nab3 el Chou7 in Akkar el Atika and other sites. Here are few pictures taken to…

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

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 in Lebanon. More than 120,000 people participated and Akkar al-Atika emerged as Lebanon's favorite village for 2016, winning over tens of other towns including Ehden, Dhour el Choueir, Hammana, Jezzine and others. Akkar is one of the most beautiful areas…
Lebanon

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

11 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

11 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

11 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 ...
Alcohol

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

11 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 ...
Lebanon

#LiveLoveLebanon: Promoting Rural Lebanon & Lebanese Traditional Guest Houses

11 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 ...
Health

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

1 year 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 ...
Lebanon

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

1 year 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 ...
Lebanon

48 Hours in #Beirut: I Love it!

1 year 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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