IHOP Officially Opens Today at the Spot Choueifat + Sneak Peek Visit

IHOP officially opened on Monday at the new The Spot Mall in Choueifat for the first time in Lebanon! I was lucky enough to get dibs though, and I went down on Saturday with my brother and a friend to try it out before anyone else. For those of you who don’t know, IHOP stands of International House of Pancakes. IHOP is a popular American chain that serves 14 different kinds of pancakes, such as…

Horsh Beirut Reopens to The Public

Nahnoo NGO shared a live video from inside Horsh Beirut yesterday and stated that the Harsh has finally reopened to the public after a 3-month closure. Beirut's largest green space was closed down after its pine trees came under renewed threat from invasive insects but the problem was contained a month ago. The authorities are still treating some trees inside though. It's definitely good news but the real problem is still elsewhere. We need more…

Movie Review: Dunkirk Review [2017]

"Dunkirk" is labeled as a war film but it's very different from every war film I've seen in the past decade. There's barely any dialogue, no emotions, no flashbacks, no character backstories, no war rooms but somehow Nolan still managed to masterfully communicate the events that unfolded during the Dunkirk battle and produce one of the most intense and realistic war films ever. Add to that the tense and chilling soundtrack produced by Hans Zimmer…

Why I Avoid Arguing about Politics or Religion

Every since I started the blog, I promised myself to stay away from political and religious issues because they only cause arguments & hard feelings and they're impossible-to-win battles. Discussing such sensitive issues only sends out negative vibes, which is why I've been focusing on tackling social issues and critisizing ministers & MPs who are not doing their job properly, regardless of what party they belong to and which God they pray to. If a…
Fun

Lebanon not Among The Top 10 Countries with Most Guns

3 weeks ago
I was checking out a recent report on the top 10 countries with the most guns per 100 residents and 4 out of the 10 top countries are in the Middle East but Lebanon is ...
Art

Lebanese Artist Yazan Halwani Wins Gold at the 2017 Jeux de la Francophonie

3 weeks ago
Lebanese graffiti and street artist Yazan Halwani won gold in the “Peinture” (Painting) category at the 2017 Jeux de la Francophonie which are currently being held in Abidjan. Les Jeux de la Francophonie are held ...
Automotive

Check out the New Lebanese Driving License

3 weeks ago
I wrote about the new biometric driving licenses a year ago but yesterday was the first time I see one of them, probably because the existing ones need 30 years to expire. Anyway, the new ...
Baladi

Present-day Lebanese Descendants of Biblical Canaanites

3 weeks ago
A recent paper entitled “Continuity and Admixture in the Last Five Millennia of Levantine History from Ancient Canaanite and Present-Day Lebanese Genome Sequences” has proven that more “than 90 percent of the genetic ancestry of ...
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