Picture taken by myself (edited via Instagram: LeNajib)

Beirut is like no other city in the Middle East, juxtaposing designer boutiques with grand mosques, bullet-scarred buildings with a boisterous nightlife. Though it has suffered hugely from decades of civil war, it is now one of the region’s safest places to visit. [BBC]

BBC are featuring on their main page a mini guide to Beirut, listing restaurants, hotels and main attractions to go to. Le Chef in Gemmayze is surprisingly still on the list of restaurants to visit.

Read the full article [Here].