Religious anthropologist, researcher and founder of NEOS Tourism consultancy Nour Farra-Haddad takes us to a century-old pilgrimage site in Beirut to remember the victims of the 4 August blast and to say a prayer of hope.
Beirut has long played muse to painters, designers, poets, writers, sculptors and musicians, who have traveled from far and wide in search of inspiration.
Founder of the design studio Kubik in Beirut’s Mar Mikhael neighborhood, Maria Bahous explores the symbolism behind the tradition of the evil eye.
The old stairs of Mar Mikhael and Jeitawi have seen the city transform around them. They hold memories of the city’s past; but as Beirut becomes more urbanized, like the old communities that surround them, they face an uncertain future.
Tucked in one of Mar Mikhael’s quiet streets is Zanzoun, a recently restored traditional Lebanese home and L’Hôte Libanais’s most recent addition in Beirut.
Tucked away above Tawlet in Beirut’s Mar Mikhael neighborhood sits Beit el Tawlet, Souk el Tayeb’s latest addition.
Shielded from the noisy street Mar Mikhael street below, lies BEYt, a guesthouse that has become a meeting place and cultural platform for a diverse group of people.
Born in Beirut in 1971, Gregory Buchakjian has spent years researching the heritage homes of the capital. Here, he talks candidly about the terrible aftermath of the Beirut explosion, the challenges being faced and shares his personal thoughts about the tragedy.
In this poignant visual reminder, photography enthusiast and Beirut resident Antonio Haber shares a collection of images taken before and after the explosion that changed our lives forever.
Escape the summer heat in Beirut by heading to the roof, where you can enjoy the gentle breeze and cool down with a drink or two.