Palmyra Hotel Owner Determined to Keep it Open

If there's one hotel I regret not visiting in Lebanon, it's the legendary Palmyra hotel in Baalbeck. This is one of the oldest hotels in Lebanon, the first hotel in the Near East, and has never closed its doors since 1874! It was originally built by a Greek businessman back when Baalbeck was a renowned touristic destination and its guests include the likes of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Jean Cocteau, Jazz singers Ella Fitzgerald and Nina…

Information Ministry Launches Official #COVID19 Website

The Lebanese Information Ministry has launched officially today a website dedicated to the covid19 crisis, where the latest stats regarding the outbreak. The aim, as mentioned by the minister, is to have one official source for all covid19-related news and combat the rumors and fake news circulating. That's a good step as long as they're updating it on a daily basis and giving as much info as possible on new cases and measures being taken.…
Hotels

No Buyers For Beirut’s Iconic Holiday Inn?

2 years ago
Four years ago, I read that Beirut’s bullet-scarred Holiday Inn hotel was set to be auctioned in the coming months yet the hotel hasn’t found any buyers yet according to this recent article by LeCommerceduLevant. ...
Fun

Edde Sands Slashes Admission Prices in Half

3 years ago
Eddé Sands is one of the most beautiful beach resorts in Lebanon but it’s not one you can afford to go to on a weekly basis or even spend the weekend there. Since I held ...
Critiques

A New Garbage Mountain in Saida?

3 years ago
The Lebanese Transparency Association are sharing a video showing a new garbage mountain emerging in Saida. Just when we thought they got rid of the 30+ years old mountain garbage in Saida, the company in ...
Alcohol

A Special Whisky Tasting Session at Phoenicia Hotel ahead of #WorldWhiskyDay

3 years ago
With an incredible selection that includes over 400 different whiskies, Phoenicia Hotel is as ready as ever to host the World Whisky Day in Beirut! World Whisky Day (WWD) is a worldwide celebration of whisky’s ...
Food

Goût de France at Sofitel Beirut Le Gabriel

3 years ago
On Tuesday March 21 2017, in more than 100 countries around the world, 2000 restaurants and embassies celebrated France’s gastronomy by inviting the public to a “French-style” dinner. The aim from this initiative, named “Goût ...
Beirut

Fiasco at the Lebanese-Canadian Hospital

3 years ago
A young man wrecked the Lebanese Canadian hospital in Sin el fil after his 36 year old brother passed away unexpectedly. Based on what I’ve read, his brother had a severe stomach pain and was ...
Beirut

A Lavish Sunday Buffet at The Four Seasons Beirut

3 years ago
I love the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut. It’s definitely one of my favorite hotels in the capital. It seems that I always keep coming back for their amazing breakfast, but sometimes, I just pass ...
Food

Grand Hills Hotel & Spa: Luxury in The Mountains

3 years ago
I’ve been to so many magical weddings and memorable events at the Grand Hills Hotel overlooking Beirut in Broumana over the years. However, it wasn’t till recently that I actually spent a weekend up there. ...
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