Thankfully, Beirut has stepped up its game in recent years, with more restaurants offering brunch options and new eateries dedicated solely to our favorite intermediate meal.
Beirut is a city of discovery; and there’s never been a better time to get under the skin of the capital. With the support of the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism, we highlight 20 of the top things to do.
Beirut nightlife, though world famous and constantly abuzz, is not exactly cheap. In this capital city, spending half your paycheck on a night out has become the new norm.
Nabil Debs and his wife, Zoe, left the comfort of Europe for the chaos of Beirut. Together, they recently opened Arthaus boutique hotel, which celebrates their love of art and their fascination with the Bauhaus movement. We spoke to the couple to hear about their beautiful journey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tom Young is no stranger to Lebanon. Having spent more than a decade living and working in Beirut, the respected British artist has developed a deep emotional connection to the country. We learn more about his journey through his incredibly moving and inspiring works of art.