700,000 Lebanese Expats Flying Back Home for the Holidays?

I read in the papers that 700,000 are expected to fly back to Lebanon for the holidays and overheard from a couple of friends that the Ministry of Tourism is expecting huge numbers based on airline reservations. I am not sure how accurate this number, but all I can think of is how bad traffic will be, considering how bad it is right now already. Nevertheless, we always have to look at the positive side…

Sakr Real Estate Wants To Reunite Expats With Their Families this Christmas

Airline tickets are always the most expensive during the holidays and a lot of Lebanese working or living abroad cannot afford flying back with their family to spend Christmas with their families or simply would rather save their money and fly back a couple of months later when the prices drop. My brother managed to book his tickets a month ago and he's still paying around $4,000 for three people. I'm sure he wouldn't mind…
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Beirut Duty Free’s La Casa Del Habano Named the Best Cigar Shop in The World?

6 months ago
[Annahar] is claiming the Cigar shop at Beirut’s airport was named the best in the world in The Cigar World book. The author of the book has praised La Casa Del Habano in Beirut as ...
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The Golden Forest – A hike from Dahr El Keif to Azer Forest

7 months ago
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 ...
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Lebanese Photographer Fadi BouKaram is Visiting All of America’s Lebanons

8 months ago
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 ...
Fun

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

8 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 ...
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Meet Rola Hteit: The only Lebanese Female Airline Pilot

8 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 ...
Fun

Aida Sabra Not Feeling Safe in Canada

8 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

8 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!

8 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 ...
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