The Golden Forest – A hike from Dahr El Keif to Azer Forest

When a friend of mine approached me with a Sunday plan for a hike in Akkar, I responded with the typical “Menshouf”, equivalent to “probably not”. All he had to do was show me a picture he had taken two weeks ago at the Azer Forest for me to change my mind. Having went on the hike myself, I can now say that the 70 minute drive from Hazmieh to Tripoli at 6:30 AM, and…

Lebanese Photographer Fadi BouKaram is Visiting All of America’s Lebanons

Fadi BouKaram flew all the way to the United States to discover all the cities and towns called Lebanon. Fadi will be touring the US over a five-month period and visiting over 40 "Lebanons". Some of these towns are unfortunately ghost towns now while others no longer exist. Fadi mentioned that delegations from 7 of these towns were invited by president Camille Chamoun in March 1955 to come visit the real Lebanon. it would great…
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Passport Index 2016: The Lebanese Passport Improves in the Global Ranks

7 months ago
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 ...
Baladi

Meet Rola Hteit: The only Lebanese Female Airline Pilot

7 months ago
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 ...
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Aida Sabra Not Feeling Safe in Canada

7 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

7 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!

7 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!

7 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

8 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

9 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 ...
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