Baalbeck Tour in Spoken Latin

Baalbeck is home to the two largest and grandest Roman temple ruins: the Temple of Bacchus and the Temple of Jupiter. The Bacchus Temple is considered as one of the best preserved Roman ruins, dating back to the second century CE, and has been inscribed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. Lebanese YouTuber Patrick Khoury has decided to give the world a Baalbeck Tour as an ancient Roman, whereas he produced a documentary…

Lebanon’s New Tourism Slogan: “Crazy Love” (بحبّك بجنونك)

The Lebanese Tourism Minister unveiled yesterday a new slogan to secure tourists back into visiting Lebanon. The slogan translates into "I love you in your madness" or "Crazy Love" and Minister Nassar wants it to be the new touristic identity that the world will see. The minister told Reuters and I quote: "We are extreme in everything. "In love, in hate, in patriotism", which may have been true at some point in time, but the…
Baladi

A Virtual Travel Through Time To Bring Baalbek Back to Life

1 year ago
The Directorate General of Antiquities in Lebanon launched, in collaboration with the German Archaeological Institute and Flyover Zone, an application called “Baalbek Reborn: Temples” that provides a digital reconstruction of Baalbek temples and explains the ...
Baladi

Rare Shots From Inside the Jeita Grotto

1 year ago
Photographer Florian Kriechbaumer shared on his instagram yesterday rare shots from inside the Jeita Grotto. Tourists are forbidden from taking pictures inside the grotto but Kriechbaumer was exceptionally allowed to snap few shots hours after ...
Lebanon

Low-cost German Airline Eurowings to Launch Direct flights to Beirut from Berlin, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf

2 years ago
Under the label “families and homeland visits”, cheap German airline and Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings has decided to expand its flights and connect 3 new German cities to Beirut. They will be served as follows: 1- ...
Lebanon

Daskara: A Community-Driven Guide To Lebanon’s Hidden Gems

2 years ago
DASKARA, which is Arabic for “Authentic village”, is a recently launched app that is user-driven and serves as a repository of insider information on the plethora of natural and cultural sites in Lebanon. The app ...
Lebanon

Baladak Siyehtak: Promoting Domestic Tourism

2 years ago
No, Lebanon is not an affordable country nor a hot spot for tourist as some would like it to be, yet the best thing, and probably only thing, we can do this summer is promote ...
Critiques

We Need More Apple Picking Venues in Lebanon

3 years ago
Every year since the Syrian crisis began, Lebanese apple farmers are in crisis. They’re unable sell their apple and exporting them is too costly. Every year, farmers have no choice but to leave their apples ...
Fun

Weekend Stay at Rocca Marina

3 years ago
As far as going to the beach in the North, I usually chose Batroun. I was planning with a couple of friends a weekend getaway a couple of weeks ago and our choice fell on ...
Critiques

The First Public Beach in Jounieh?

3 years ago
This may come as a surprise to some, but Jounieh doesn’t have any public beaches. For a city that has one of the largest bays in Lebanon, you’d expect to see few free public beaches ...
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