Wild Discovery: Making the Schengen Visas Nightmare Easy

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 bitten by the travel bug, chances are you know how horrifying the Schengen visa process for Lebanese, with tons of paperwork, long wait times and a lot of money spent on things like sworn translations and going back to your…

Baddak Tleff Amsterdam?

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 and two of the offers caught my attention. The Amsterdam one is pretty hilarious and even the English caption is spot on "CATCH THIS SMOKIN' OFFER NOW". The Cairo one on the other hand isn't that well thought of 😂😂😂 Check out the rest .

In Pictures: Newly Revamped Cedar Lounge

3 weeks 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 ...

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

3 weeks 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 ...

Electronic Ban lifted onboard MEA’s flights bound to London

4 weeks 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 ...

Beirut Airport Expansion Planned To Accommodate An Additional 5 Million Passengers

1 month 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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MEA Suspends Flights to Iraq’s Erbil

2 months ago
Iraq’s Kurdistan vote for independence has resulted in more than 92% of voters saying “Yes” and the Iraqi authorities don’t seem too happy about it. They have already ordered the country’s Kurdish area to surrender ...

How a non-Stop MEA Flight from Beirut to New York Looks Like

2 months ago
Lebanese President Michel Aoun headed to New York on Monday to take part in the UN General Assembly Annual meeting. The president’s flight was a ME001 non-stop presidential flight to New York JFK airport. Lebanese ...

Chaos at Beirut’s Airport

3 months ago
I had a flight today at 8:30AM so I got to the airport at 5:10AM to be on the safe side, especially after seeing what happened last week. Unfortunately, it was chaotic to say the ...

I Hate Loud People on a Plane

4 months ago
I don’t want to be the party-pooper here but people singing and dancing during a flight is probably the worst thing after turbulence. I’m never comfortable when I fly or even when I used to ...