Baladak Siyehtak: Promoting Domestic Tourism

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 domestic tourism. A lot of Lebanese are escaping the city to spend some quality time with their families in the mountains or on beaches and guest houses. With the constant electricity cuts, water shortage and COVID restrictions, it's a breath…

We Need More Apple Picking Venues in Lebanon

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 to rot and their orchards abandoned. There are several initiatives being taken to reduce the crop wastage, from turning apple to cider, or coming up with apple-based products but the problem is still there. One thing that caught my attention…
Fun

Weekend Stay at Rocca Marina

1 year 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?

1 year 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 ...
Baladi

A Breathtaking Lookout Spot in Sir el Donnieh

1 year ago
Syr el Donnieh is often described as North Lebanon’s Forgotten Gem. It is the largest village in the Denniyeh area and is known for its stunning landscapes, hike and bike trails, woodlands and orchards. Three ...
Fun

Cheesy Song to Promote Tourism in Lebanon

1 year ago
I like the idea behind this video clip to include politicians and artists and it’s nicely shot (even though the majority of scenes are taken from past events) but can the lyrics get cheesier than ...
Critiques

Lebanese Expats are Key to Promoting Tourism in #Lebanon

1 year ago
I’m not a fan of the current Tourism Minister, not because I have something against him but simply because of his short-sighted and inefficient tourism strategies. I don’t really blame him though, since he was ...
Lebanon

Uruguay Street is Back

1 year ago
Three years after shutting down, Beirut’s Uruguay Street was reopened for business last week. The street was renovated and reopened with nine new pubs and bars including Wicked, Sugar Fish, Monkey Bar, Mojito, Duval, LA ...
Lebanon

Low-cost Irish Airlines Ryanair establishes new Beirut-Cyprus Route starting October

1 year ago
A lot of low-cost airlines have been recently expressing interest in Beirut, to be added to their destinations. The latest of these is Ryanair, the Irish airlines which has been booming during the last few ...
Health

2019 List of Safe Beaches in Lebanon

1 year ago
The Lebanese Council for Scientific Research (CNRS) announced during a press conference two days ago a list of Lebanon’s most and least polluted beaches. Based on the report findings, 14 beaches were tested and found ...
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