#UltimateEXPEDITION With Ford in Ras Al Khaimah, Dubai

A couple of weeks back, I flew to Dubai to a first hand experience with Ford's latest SUV: the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition. We've already been to several experiences in Dubai with Ford and they never disappoint. This time, we headed to the gorgeous Desert Palm Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah to test out the new Expedition. We had a welcome dinner the first night before hitting the road on Sunday morning. The SUVs were…

After Rola Hoteit, Erica Chbeir Becomes Second Female Pilot to Join the MEA

Rota Hoteit is no longer the only female airline pilot in Lebanon as Erica Chbeir has recently joined the Middle East Airlines and is currently a First Officer aka Copilot. I was also told that a third female cadet pilot might be joining soon but I can't confirm it yet :D Given that only 3% of the airline pilots around the world are women, I think it's great to see two female pilots . Thumbs…
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Emirates to Operate First Ever Airbus 380 to Beirut

2 months ago
On March 29th, Emirates will operate its first ever A380 flight to the Rafic Al Hariri International Airport, making it the first ever scheduled A380 service to Beirut. The Emirates A380 service will operate as ...
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Expats Will ONLY be Charged 1000 LL for Issuing a Lebanese Passport

2 months ago
I saw a tweet yesterday by Lebanon’s Foreign Affairs minister stating that Lebanese expats will now be able to get a Lebanese passport for only 1000LL and that it will be delivered to them free ...
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Wild Discovery: Making the Schengen Visas Nightmare Easy

5 months ago
As Lebanese passport holders, we are at a massive disadvantage when we want to travel. Virtually most countries you’d wanna visit, need a pre-approved visa if you’re a Lebanese passport holder. If you have been ...
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Baddak Tleff Amsterdam?

5 months ago
There’s a local travel agency promoting its offers in a funny/witty and sometimes inappropriate way. It was brought to my attention by a blog reader (Thanks Rita) and two of the offers caught my attention. ...
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In Pictures: Newly Revamped Cedar Lounge

6 months ago
The Cedar Lounge was recently revamped but I only had the chance to visit it a couple of days ago. There’s still one side that wasn’t unveiled but it already feels fresher and trendier. More ...
Lebanon

Public Works & Transport Minister Promised to Reopen Rene Mouawad Airport by Next Year

6 months ago
Public Works and Transport Minister Youssef Fenianos promised a couple of months ago pilgrims traveling to Mecca that they will be able to depart from the renovated Rene Moawad airport by next year. Back in ...
Lebanon

Electronic Ban lifted onboard MEA’s flights bound to London

6 months ago
Middle East Airlines just announced today to all its passengers that the ban on the carriage of larger phones, laptops and tablets in the cabin on-board MEA flights to London was finally lifted. Seven months ...
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Beirut Airport Expansion Planned To Accommodate An Additional 5 Million Passengers

6 months ago
The airport was originally built in 1992 to accommodate 6 million passengers and obviously need a whole revamp, not just an expansion plan. However the real problem is not only in the airport’s capacity but ...
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