Tyre was a prosperous Phoenician city that was responsible for the founding of Mediterranean colonies, such as Carthage and Cadiz.
With a winding old marketplace, a seaside castle and a strong Lebanese heritage, Saida is easily one of Lebanon’s most delightful destinations.
Brimming with hidden gems, Lebanon’s southernmost city of Tyre is those places that never fails to impress.
Saida’s magnificent Debbane Palace is one of the few remaining examples of Ottoman architecture in the city.
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.
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.