Four months after the catastrophic blast that rocked the capital, a group of volunteers has come together to create the Beirut City of Life initiative. We learn more about how the project began and the month-long program of events.
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.
The moon is shining over us. It will be a full moon night. Vamos Todos will take you on a night hike in Marj Baskinta. Baskinta is derived by the ancient…
The moon is shining over us. It will be a full moon night. Baskinta is derived by the ancient Syriac language meaning ‘the house of wisdom’. Being surrounded by Sannine from…
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.
Souk El Tayeb will be hosting a Photography Fair this weekend in Mar Mikhael! Saturday November 27th from 5pm to 10pm and Sunday November 28th from 12pm to 10pm! This event…