If you’re finding it hard to escape reality, don’t despair. These accounts by some of our favorite Lebanese Instagrammers will set your mind free.
On the occasion of the 100 years of Greater Lebanon, the second edition of “Draw me a Cedar” was held at la Résidence des Pins on September 2. We pick 15 of our favorite items from the event.
Lebanon is bursting with campsites, where you can spend the night under the stars. We discover the top spots with our friends at New in Beirut.
Menjez is a small village located in the far north of Lebanon, close to the Syrian border. Perched at an altitude of 350m above sea level, it is located 127km from Beirut. The name Menjez means “hidden treasure” in Syriac, which is accurate given the village’s interesting ancient archaeological sites.
In the days following the explosion at the port of Beirut, Lebanese-British businessman Eddie El Lamaa decided to raise money for the Lebanese Red Cross by cycling 4,200 kilometers from London to Beirut. We learn more about his 40-day adventure and what kept him going.
Tucked away in Tripoli’s charming Al Mina neighborhood stands the decadent Via Mina Hotel, a nineteenth-century heritage home that promises guests an unforgettable experience. We speak with Fadi LeSidon, the hotel’s general manager, to learn more about this exquisite property in one of Lebanon’s most underrated cities.
- Religious Tourism
Religious anthropologist, researcher and founder of NEOS Tourism consultancy Nour Farra-Haddad takes us to an Armenian landmark in Downtown Beirut. There, we pray for peace, for the victims of the Beirut blast, and we stand in solidarity with the Armenian community.
If you’re looking for something more sophisticated than trick or treating this Halloween, why not join Tourleb in Deir Al Qamar for a night of eerie adventures?
The name is synonymous with Lebanese coffee culture, but how did it start? We take a trip back in time to tell the story of Café Younes.
Leave the chaos of the city behind, and head to rural Lebanon. We’ve put together a list of events guaranteed to lift your mood.