Is The New Pepsi #MeshGhalat (Ataf) Ad That Bad?

via Adonis The new Pepsi #MeshGhalat ad is being criticized for using the word Ataf to refer to women and I agree that the term is disrespectful but not specifically towards women. I've seen girls use that term as well and it's more of a slang term that's inappropriate to use when referring to anyone in general. So yes using the "ataf" term is wrong but I don't think that's the only problem with this…

An Inmate Sitting For Official Exams At Baabda’s Women Prison For The First Time

A female prisoner at Baabda’s Women Prison sat for Lebanon's official exams as she hopes to pursue an education after her release. This is the first prisoner to sit for official exams at the prison according to the MTV report and she was visited by Education Minister Elias Bou Saab who "decried the deplorable conditions of the jail, saying that what he saw today was not something anyone should have to bear". I have 3…

A Huge And Impressive Sabah Mural In Hamra – By Yazan Halwani

A beautiful work by the super-talented graffiti/street artist Yazan Halwani. I love the colors and the location that he chose as it's an iconic building that is located at the heart of Hamra. Here's what Yazan had to say about it: I painted the legendary Sabah on one of the largest murals in Beirut to immortalize the woman that was loved by all and was able to challenge the rules of society. She was not…

The Westin Resort Costa Navarino: Where I’d Want To Wake Up On A Friday!

When I first got the media trip invite to Costa Navarino from Wild Discovery, I started googling the location and the resort and quickly fell in love with it, but trust me, the resort and the whole installation are far more wonderful to experience than read about in reviews or see in pictures, and the weekend getaway I spent there was one of the most relaxing and enjoyable ones I've had ever since my honeymoon…
Lebanon

Farewell To HMA Tom Fletcher: The Best Diplomat Lebanon Has Had In Years!

2 years ago
Yesterday was the Queen’s Birthday Celebrations at Music Hall in Beirut but also a farewell party to UK Ambassador Tom Fletcher. I never thought I’d say that about a diplomat or politician specially in Lebanon, ...
Critiques

Adel Karam Apologizes To The 63 Year Old Man Presenting His Brevet Exams

2 years ago
Adel Karam issued an apology few hours ago for disrespecting a 63 year old man who was presenting his brevet exams after the story went viral online and Elie posted about it. Needless to say, ...
Food

Giveaway: Win An iPhone 6 With Zomato, My New Favorite Restaurant Guide In Lebanon

2 years ago
Update: Deadline is extended till Tuesday 16th of June at noon as a lot of readers asked me for more time to write their reviews. Update 2: And Our winner is Rita AS! We will ...
Critiques

Justice For Issam Maalouf But Don’t Close Down Hospitals!

2 years ago
I’ve been closely following on Ella’s story and I’ve refrained from posting anything about it so far because I’m not qualified to do so and I don’t agree on the way this story was handled ...
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