Jounieh Dream Beach House

I live in Jounieh yet I've never spotted this house. It is a private residence designed by New York-based architects SOMA right on the Mediterranean sea. In order to defend against the waves, there's a mechanism that deflects them and the glass is "a patented system of laminated glazing supported by structural steel, capable of withstanding the strongest waves of these winter storms". I would love to be in that house during a storm .…

Promoting Religious Tourism in Lebanon: Our Lady of Mantara, Maghdouche

Lebanon is one of the oldest countries in the world and has been at the heart of the growth of Christianity and Islam. Christianity has had a long presence of over two thousand years in Lebanon and churches, basilicas, cathedrals, shrines, monasteries and caves can be found almost all over our land. Unfortunately, religious tourism has been neglected for years in Lebanon and a lot of important and historic shrines and monuments are unknown to…

Here’s to All The Super Dads Out There!

I don't think there's anything that can prepare you for the loss of a parent. I surely wasn't prepared, no one was prepared for my father's sudden death. It was a large blow for all his friends, colleagues and of course his family. I tried my best to stay strong for my mother and brothers but his death triggered a profound and complicated type of grief. I just couldn't help crying my heart out when…

I Miss You Dad Already

I'm at loss for words right now. I always feared the day that I would lose a close family member but I never imagined it would be that soon. I lost my father this morning, it was the first time he ever gets admitted to a hospital yet he didn't make it. No signs, no symptoms, no warnings no nothing. He died of a sudden unexpected heart attack. He was only 64. I lost the…
Critiques

The Janna Dam is Still a Bad Idea!

2 years ago
Update: Here’s an elaborate article on the Janna Dam. This is probably the 4th article I write about the Janna dam in the past 4 years and the issue is still causing a controversy. For ...
Lebanon

Huawei Mate 8 Review: My First Experience with a Huawei Phone

2 years ago
Even though Huawei phones have been in the market for quite some time, I’ve never had the chance to use or review any of them. A month ago, I spotted the Messi commercial with the ...
Lebanon

#LawChouMaSar, Keep Working in #Lebanon

2 years ago
#LawChouMaSar is a new online campaign that was launched few days ago and is a collective call for action from all the productive and creative sectors to keep working in Lebanon no matter what. It’s ...
Critiques

Tripoli School Teacher Beats Up Student, Breaks Two Fingers

2 years ago
via lebanonfiles I still can’t believe these things still happen in Lebanese schools. The kid was apparently beaten up, taken to the hospital and the mother was told that he “fell accidentally” and injured himself. ...
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