Food Blogger Mark Wiens Visits Beirut

Bangkok-based food blogger Mark Wiens, the author of and has recently visited Beirut and vlogged about his experience here. He pretty much covered everything from Mezze, to raw meat, street food, desserts to popular street dishes and snacks. Check out both videos, don't watch them on an empty stomach though 🙄

When in Barcelona, Drop by Beryti

If you're planning a trip to Barcelona anytime soon, make sure you drop by Bērytī: a newly open Lebanese bistro run by two adventurous Lebanese girls, Cindy and Pamela. Both were disappointed with Lebanese food places when they visited the Spanish city back in 2013 and jokingly decided to come back and open a true authentic Lebanese bistro. Fast forward to 2017, both quit their jobs, moved to Barcelona and just went for it! They…

#Beirut Airport to get Fiber Optics & 5G By September 2019

6 months ago
Telecom Minister Mohammad Chouchair announced today that Beirut Airport will be equipped with fiber optics within 10 days and passengers will be eligible for 1 to 2 hours of free and fast internet (to be ...

Nbr of Passengers at Beirut Airport Reached 23,500 Yesterday: An All-time High

6 months ago
Every year around the same time, passengers leaving Beirut go through hell to get to their gates on time. Last week marked the highest number of passengers leaving RHIA in Lebanon’s history, peaking at 23,500 ...

US Raises Visa Prices for Lebanese, B1 / B2 Visas Not Affected

6 months ago
Below is the statement released by the US Embassy in Lebanon a couple of weeks back: The U.S. Government continuously re-evaluates reciprocity schedules worldwide to ensure that U.S. visa issuance fees are commensurate with fees ...

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

7 months 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 ...

No more Filling White/Pink Cards for Foreign Passengers at Beirut Airport

8 months ago
A decree was issued by the General Security recently cancelling the process of filling pink/white cards for foreign passengers at Beirut Rafic Hariri’s airport. Passengers had to fill out by hand on a tiny paper ...

MEA Will Be The Launch Customer for Airbus A321XLR

8 months ago
Airbus CEO has recently hinted to a mid-2019 launch of its A321neo jet ever longer legs, an extended-range model dubbed the A321XLR. MEA (Middle East Airlines) have thrown a huge weight behind this aircraft in ...

WeGo set to Modernize Public Transportation in #Lebanon, starting in Byblos

8 months ago
A breath of fresh air is reaching Byblos and Lebanon. WeGo, an enterprise founded by Connex, has started working on a regional – and later on hopefully a national – public transport service that is ...

Sunexpress airlines to link Beirut to 3 German cities starting this June

8 months ago
A joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, Sunexpress, a company based between Germany and Turkey, has taken over where broken Germania left off in February, compensating for the loss of direct flights made by ...