The Price You Pay For Water & A Red Bull Can At Beirut’s International Airport

A bottle of water and a red bull cost 14,000 LL at Cafematik at the Rafic Hariri airport, while they barely cost 3,000 LL anywhere else. The above bill was shared online and went viral, forcing the Ministry of Economy & Trade to issue a statement saying that they sent a group to the airport to investigate. It's normal for airport prices to be more expensive than street prices but in that case, it's an…

Vogue Spends Four Perfect Days in Beirut

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 Baffa House in the lively neighborhood of Mar Mikhael, a visit to the recently reopened Sursock Museum, dinner at Lux and end the night at the weekly Summer Decks on the Beach party at Sporting Club. Saturday starts at Souk…

Biometric Passports Expected Soon in Lebanon: Five Things You Need To Know

3 months ago
Back in 2014, the Lebanese cabinet approved Interior Minister Mashnouq’s proposal to replace the old passports by new biometric ones. Earlier this year, the Lebanese General Security forced all those with a renewed by hand ...

#LiveLoveLebanon: Promoting Rural Lebanon & Lebanese Traditional Guest Houses

3 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 ...

Ten Great Travel Destinations Where Lebanese Don’t Need a VISA

4 months ago
Even though we have one of the most expensive and least useful passports in the world, there are still some cool travel destinations that we can go to without a visa and MasterCard wants to ...

48 Hours in #Beirut: I Love it!

5 months 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 ...

I’m Going to Rome For The Opening of the Lebanese Museum of Modern Arts

5 months ago
Source I got an invite from the Ministry of Culture to cover the opening of the Lebanese Museum of Modern Arts in Rome from the 29th of April till May 1st. The museum is supposed ...

Caravan Beirut: Lebanese Designers Taking Over Georgetown Park, Washington D.C

6 months ago
More than 40 established and emerging Lebanese designers are flying all the way to Washington DC to take part in the Caravan Beirut pop-up store and showcase their talent and collections at the 4-day event ...

I Just Got A New 5-Year Passport

7 months ago
So everything we’ve been hearing about the renewed passport by hand and the Biometric passports being rolled out is wrong. I traveled with a renewed by hand passport without anyone stopping me and I just ...

CNTraveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2015: Beirut Among The 50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

8 months ago
Beirut made it to the the CNTraveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2015 Top 50 most beautiful cities in the world. In 2014, Beirut was also chosen among Beirut Among The Top 25 Cities in the World. ...