Passport Index 2016: The Lebanese Passport Improves in the Global Ranks

Passport Index released its 2016 rankings of the most powerful passports. The website ranked the travel documents by measuring the number of countries that can be visited without applying for a visa. Germany & Sweden came on top of the passport league, while UAE topped the list in the Middle East, followed by Kuwait, Qatar & Bahrain. As for Lebanon, it improved by around 10 ranks but it's still among the worst passports worldwide and…

Meet Rola Hteit: The only Lebanese Female Airline Pilot

During my last trip to Montreal few weeks ago, it came to my attention that I've never been on a commercial plane flown by a woman. Given that only 3% of the airline pilots around the world are women, you wouldn't expect to have a Lebanese female captain but we actually have one and she's called Rola Hteit. She was featured in an article on the HuffPostArabi a week ago and praised as the only…
Fun

Aida Sabra Not Feeling Safe in Canada

3 months ago
“Where am I? Who controls this neighborhood? Canada is scary, you cannot feel safe, not at all, not at all! You walk, walk and walk and you do know this street is controlled by whom. ...
Lifestyle

72 hours in Halkidiki with Wild Discovery

3 months ago
Greece, being less than 3 hours away (only slightly longer than a road trip between Beirut and Jounieh), is one of the most common summer travel destinations in Lebanon. However, when we think of Greece, ...
Critiques

Back to Beirut!

3 months ago
I’m finally back in Beirut after a week well spent in Montreal. I enjoyed the city a lot and I will be sharing my thoughts soon enough. Till then, I’m still trying to recover from ...
Lifestyle

I’m Off To Montreal For a Week!

3 months ago
I’m visiting Canada for the first time and will be spending 1 week in Montreal with my wife and kid. This is Brian’s first flight so I hope it will go smoothly and we won’t ...
Critiques

Bird Scaring Devices & Cars To Be Deployed Near Beirut Airport

4 months ago
Instead of closing down the hazardous Costa Brava landfill, which is only located 200 meters away from the airport, Lebanese authorities are planning to deploy bird-scaring devices and cars to prevent any collisions at low ...
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MEA’s Cool New Safety Video

4 months ago
Middle East Airlines has finally changed its old safety video and replaced it with a cool and unconventional one. I love how they are shedding the light on Lebanon’s touristic sites through the video. Check ...
Food

Travel & Leisure: #Beirut Named The Best International City for Food

5 months ago
Picture by Bethany Kehdy Food is probably the only thing we are still good at in Lebanon and we can still brag about. Nothing beats a typical Lebanese lunch with the tens of hot and ...
Lebanon

First Pictures of The New Lebanese Biometric Passports

5 months ago
Biometric passports are officially available as of today. Anyone can apply for the new passport and those who wish to replace their old passports can also do so. According to the below FTV report, the ...
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