TAQA’s 180KM Open Water Swim Traverse From Cyprus to Lebanon

TAQA is an ISO-certified Lebanese bakery that produces nutritious and delicious healthy snacks that are wheat-free, corn free, soy free, and GMO-free, palm oil free. TAQA has been growing exponentially since 2016 and can be found in all shops in Lebanon, as well as shops in Qatar and Cote D’Ivoire. TAQA takes pride in being an environment friendly business and organized for that sake the "Open Water Swim Traverse from Cyprus to Lebanon" back in…

Follow Sayyad Samak on Twitter & Book Your Fishing Trips

For those of you who want to try fishing or enjoying fishing but don't have a boat, there's a Lebanese fisherman on Twitter sharing his daily catches and trips and he has recently started organizing fishing trips. The fishing trip as advertised below costs LL500,000 for the whole fishing boat and around LL50,000 per person for the fishing kit if needed. You can also spend some time swimming off Al Jazeera beach. The meeting point…
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#HummusForLebanon: An Initiative To Help Lebanese Children

2 weeks ago
Hummus has long been a staple dish in the Lebanese cuisine all over the world. In recent years, it even became a symbol of national pride and a cause of “war” when Lebanon was challenged ...
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The Story Behind Marché Adonis’ Success

3 weeks ago
Ricardo Karam hosted Jamil Cheaib, one of the two Lebanese brothers behind Marché Adonis, the most popular Middle Eastern/Lebanese supermarket in Montreal. Adonis started with one branch back in 1979 and has since expanded to ...
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Le Bristol Hotel Has Offered All Its Furniture to Beit El Baraka

1 month ago
The legendary Le Bristol hotel had to shut down last year due to the economic crisis. The 70-year old five-star hotel is an iconic establishment that hosted various prominent figures across the decades such as ...
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Al Wadi Al Akhdar: A Proud Ambassador for Lebanese Specialties Since 1979

1 month ago
Al Wadi Al Akhdar is easily the Lebanese diaspora’s most recognizable brand around the world. In 2021, Al Wadi Al Akhdar celebrates four decades of love and pride in our Lebanese culinary heritage. That’s 40 ...
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Visit Our Lady of Lebanon (Harissa) Virtually

1 month ago
The month of May is a time of honor and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary for Catholics around the world. In Lebanon, the most visited shrine is Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa whereas ...
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Henry Loussian’s Museum is Now Open!

1 month ago
Known as the keeper of Beirut’s past, Lebanese collector Henry Loussian has finally opened his Batroun house, his own Sistine Chapel, to the public. The announcement was made on Instagram where he invited people to ...
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Drone Footage of The Mokhtara palace

1 month ago
The Mokhtara Palace is one of the most prestigious and well preserved palaces in Lebanon. The 17th century mansion, which was destroyed in 1825 during struggles between the Druze sheikhs and Emir Bachir Shihab II, ...
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Meet Lebanon’s First International Top Model

1 month ago
OldBeirut shared an interesting post last week on Lebanon’s first international top model Andrée Acouri. Andree, also known as Câline/Andréa, according to the same source, is a model from the 1960s and 1970s who was ...
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