Boasting incredible scenery and a rich history, Jezzine is one of South Lebanon’s most popular towns. We explore some of its lesser-known gems.
Religious anthropologist and researcher Nour Farra-Haddad takes us on a tour around Saint Nicolas’s Greek Catholic Episcopate Cathedral in Saida.
Located in Jezzine’s — and one of Lebanon’s — largest pine forests, La Maison de la Forêt is a paradise for both laid-back and adventurous souls.
Nour Farra-Haddad, takes us on a trip to one of Lebanon’s most important pilgrimage sites, the sanctuary of Saydet El Mantara.
Building boats for the fishermen in Lebanon, one modest workshop in the southern city of Saida continues the ancient traditional practice.
On a plateau in Khalawat El-Kfeir, a small Southern village nestled near Wadi El-Taym, sits the Maqam of Nabi Sheet (the prophet Seth). Religious anthropologist Nour Farra Haddad gives us a tour.
Located in the Jezzine District, Bkassine is surrounded by splendid views of endless pine forests. We discover more with travel blogger Nadine Chemali.
In the heart of Tyre, surrounded by hectares of banana plantations, lies Les Jardins de Tyr: a stunning 10-room guesthouse. Travel blog Notes of a Traveler shows us around.
Reem Joudi explores Gladys, the homely guesthouse inside the village of Jinjleya, 15-minutes east of Saida.
The southern town of Jezzine is renowned for its ornate firebird cutlery. Made of elaborately inlaid bone and a phoenix-shaped handle, the design of the firebird changes from family to family but the story is the same.