Off to Hawaii

Hello, this is Zahi, Najib's brother and this is my first post on the blog. I moved to the US few years ago and I am currently residing in Portland with my wife and 3 year old daughter. I will be mostly blogging about my travel experiences starting with my Hawaii trip. I'm flying to Hawaii for a short and much-needed vacation with the family. I just landed after a 6 hours flight from Seattle…

Royal Jordanian Get Poetic on US/UK Ban

This is even better than the Emirates reply, and that's not the first time RJ pokes fun at Trump's travel bans. The latest US Travel ban forbids passengers on flights from more than 10 Middle Eastern from bringing laptops, iPads, Kindles and even cameras larger than mobile phones into the cabin. The UK followed suit and issued a similar flight ban on anything electronic larger than a normal smartphone for direct flights from Turkey, Lebanon,…
Critiques

UK Just Banned Laptops, Tablets on Flights from Lebanon & Five Other Countries

6 months ago
After US authorities banned electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from more than 10 Middle Eastern and North African countries, the UK followed suit and issued a similar flight ban on anything electronic larger ...
Critiques

US Ban on Electronic Devices to Affect 9 Middle Eastern Airports

6 months ago
CNN, BBC and The Guardian are reporting that the US authorities have just banned electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from more than 10 Middle Eastern and North African countries. The requirement would forbid ...
Health

Why I was Visiting Philip Morris in Switzerland

6 months ago
My recent trip to the Philip Morris International (PMI) Research Center in Neuchâtel in Switzerland might have come as a shock to many. Most of you know I don’t smoke, and that I’m a staunch ...
Lifestyle

I’m off to Switzerland

7 months ago
I’m flying to Geneva this morning and staying in Lausanne till Saturday where I’ll be visiting the Philip Morris International R&D Facilities. Lausanne is not a touristic destination from what I’ve heard but I don’t ...
Baladi

A Long Weekend in #Lebanon – By Mounia Akl

7 months ago
Travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler shared recently a video by filmmaker Mounia Akl who took them on a tour around Lebanon. The tour was one long weekend where they partied in Beirut, drove to the ...
Fun

38 Countries Lebanese can Visit Without a Visa

8 months ago
Here’s a quick follow-up on the 2017 Passport Index post published earlier today. I looked at a recently updated Wikipedia article to check out the list of countries where Lebanese can visit without the need ...
Fun

Passport Index 2017: Lebanese Passport Still Among the Three Worst Arab Passports

8 months ago
Passport Index released its 2017 rankings of the most powerful passports. The website ranks the travel documents by measuring the number of countries that can be visited without applying for a visa. Germany is the ...
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Royal Jordanian Mocks Trump’s “Muslim” Ban Once Again

8 months ago
RJ took another hit at Trump’s Muslim ban by slashing their prices and changing the Ban to “Bon Voyage”. The old ad that came out before Trump won said “Just in case he wins … ...
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