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Celebrate Armenian Culture in Bourj Hammoud
Apr 10, 2018

Celebrate Armenian culture this Sunday in Bourj Hammoud. Street food, kids entertainment, Fun, superb Armenian food and much more to satisfy everyone. A premiere for…

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9 city skylines visualised inside their signature drinks

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

April 26, 2018 | News

The world’s great cities are associated with many things, but one of the best ways to enjoy them? Try their signature drink. From powerful and intoxicating concoctions to more laid-back cocktails, these drinks tend to reflect the culture and…

The Life Hotel; Manhattan, New York City

Hotels

April 10, 2018 | Reviews | USA

With a bar and a gourmet restaurant, Life is an affordable hotel located in the heart of the action, behind the Empire State Building and walking distance from Flatiron. Life proposes wide rooms, a super speedy complimentary internet connection, and…

Contact Info: Life Hotel

Phone Number: +1 212-615-9900

Address: 19 W 31st St, New York, NY 10001, USA [ view ]

Phone Number: +1 212-615-9900

Address: 19 W 31st St, New York, NY 10001, USA [ view ]

Muscat’s Airport Beautiful Primeclass Business Lounge

Airports

April 10, 2018 | Travel | GCC

With its high ceiling and long glass facades, Muscat’s business lounge is an impressive masterpiece where luxury and style blend together. It looks and feels like the reception of a five stars hotel, spread on hundreds of square meters and…

The New, State of The Art, Muscat International Airport is Now Open; The First Pictures

Airports

April 01, 2018 | News | GCC

I say "state of the art" because it really is one of the most beautiful airports I’ve been to; open for only five days, I had the honor, the pleasure and the chance to be one of the few to experience this fantastic structure built with style,…

24 Hours Elsewhere: A Traditional Day in 11 Different Parts of the World

Travel

March 30, 2018

One of the most exciting parts of traveling is experiencing different countries and cultures. But sometimes it’s easy to forget that this doesn’t just mean the big-ticket monuments and sites – traditional ways of life can be just…

Ghabat el Ozor, Akkar: One of Lebanon's Most Beautiful Places

Travel

March 17, 2018 | Lebanon

(Lebanon Untravelled) The largest of Lebanon forest, Kamouha forest stretches from Fnaideq to Akkar el Atika in the caza of Akkar . Kamouaa is considered as the largest forest in the middle east. The surrounding heights rise to 2,454 meters of…

The Movenpick Media City; Some Hotels Should be Avoided

Hotels

March 08, 2018 | Reviews | Middle East

When you book with a brand, you expect a minimum standard, the least of professionalism, attention, and service. When you arrive at a hotel with a broken sign, a lobby older than my grandpa’s age, an untrained staff and a restaurant with a…

Contact Info: Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Cairo-Media City

Phone Number: +20 2 38555001

Address: Wahat Road, opposite to El Hay El Motamayez, Giza, Giza Governorate 12451, Egypt [ view ]

Phone Number: +20 2 38555001

Address: Wahat Road, opposite to El Hay El Motamayez, Giza, Giza Governorate 12451, Egypt [ view ]

Cairo International Airport, Terminal 2

Airports

March 08, 2018 | Travel | Middle East

After long years of waiting, Cairo’s Terminal 2 is now open. If you had the chance to discover Cairo’s Terminal 1 you’ll understand how great this news is! Very old and dirty with a tiny lounge area and a mediocre duty-free, it was…

Munich Airport and Lufthansa Start Testing of Humanoid Robot in Terminal 2

Airports

February 15, 2018 | Travel | Europe

"Josie Pepper" to provide information to passengers She is 120 centimeters tall, with sparkling, round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting today, "Josie Pepper" the robot will be answering questions for passengers in Terminal 2. Whether…

Hotel Cervetta 5 Modena: Bizarre and Not Relaxing

Hotels

January 31, 2018 | Travel | Europe

Why would someone use a dark decor with dimmed yellow lights for a hotel; a dark and small lobby looking like a church, closed windows, all lights put off; unfortunately this place feels like a haunted house. The first impression was bizarre and…

Minimalist Travel Posters: 14 destinations in Five Seconds

News

January 23, 2018 | Travel

Planning your next vacation is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. Where do you go first, what should you eat and which photo spot should you definitely not miss? We’ve put together a whistlestop tour of 14 of the world’s most…

For $8,000: Sleep Underwater with 65,000 Marine Animals

Hotels

January 14, 2018 | News | UAE

Immerse yourself in wonder, and experience the intimate and romantic atmosphere of Poseidon and Neptune Underwater Suites. When in your life can you say that your hotel room had a floor to ceiling window looking directly into a Lagoon with 65,000…

Mapping the Planet, Spreading Happiness... From Lebanon to the World (Drone Views and Beauties)

Travel

January 07, 2018

This is the Lebanon... As Not Seen on Television!  

This is Akkar!

Mechwar Videos

December 24, 2017 | Travel | Lebanon

Akkar Governorate (Arabic: محافظة عكار‎) is the northernmost governorate of Lebanon. It comprises the single district of Akkar, which in turn is subdivided into 121 municipalities. The capital is at Halba. It covers an area of…

Visit Akkar; The Most Beautiful Sceneries in Lebanon

Mechwar Videos

December 24, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

Akkar District (Arabic: محافظة عكار‎) is the only district in Akkar Governorate, Lebanon. It is coextensive with the governorate and covers an area of 788 km2. The UNHCR estimated the population of the district to be 389,899 in…

MECHWAR: Lebanon Through the Eyes of a Curious Foodie!

Mechwar Videos

December 21, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

Lebanon through the eyes of a passionate and curious foodie! Mechwar: A popular television segment on MTV Lebanon, Mechwar takes the form of a 20-minute show that takes viewers across Lebanon. The audience delves into hidden gems, unknown…

Flying AirFrance from Beirut to Paris in Business Class: I Love the Experience Not the Food!

Airlines

November 13, 2017 | Travel

When you Tavel a lot, you tend to forget when was the last time you wrote a review about your favorite airline. Since the first revamped business class to Beirut review and the “cabin Best”, several other detailed reviews have followed.…

I Love this Place: Charles de Gaulle Airport, Terminal E, Lounge M

Airports

October 25, 2017 | Travel | France

In the heart of the terminal a revolving door opens to a long corridor. Excitement arose in a dimmed lit space, just right before the large lounge opens up to your eyes. It was 8am when I arrived; the sun was rising over the horizon painting lines…

Contact Info: Charles de Gaulle Airport

Phone Number: +33 1 70 36 39 50

Address: 95700 Roissy-en-France, France [ view ]

Phone Number: +33 1 70 36 39 50

Address: 95700 Roissy-en-France, France [ view ]

Salt: A Gourmet Experience at the Airport

Airports

October 18, 2017 | International Cuisine | Lebanon

One would never imagine eating gourmet food at an airport especially in Beirut. How great would it be to enjoy a real airy croissant made from real butter, a crunchy sandwich baked the same morning and stuffed with the finest of ingredients, a piece…

Contact Info: Beirut International Airport

Phone Number: +961 1 628 000

Address: مطار بيروت رفيق الحريري الدولي [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 628 000

Address: مطار بيروت رفيق الحريري الدولي [ view ]

Paris Charles de Gaulle, Terminal 2E, Hall K, Business Lounge

Airports

October 15, 2017 | Travel | France

After reviewing the business lounge of "Hall L" at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, I had the chance to experience what "Hall K" of terminal E has to offer. I personally preferred this one. K Lounge oozes the same Air France spirit which is…

Contact Info: Charles de Gaulle Airport

Phone Number: +33 1 70 36 39 50

Address: 95700 Roissy-en-France, France [ view ]

Phone Number: +33 1 70 36 39 50

Address: 95700 Roissy-en-France, France [ view ]

The Lebanese Meze Table: Much More Than Food, A Social Gathering!

Mechwar Videos

September 30, 2017 | News | Middle East

Meze or mezze is a selection of small dishes served to accompany alcoholic drinks in the Near East, the Balkans, and parts of Central Asia. In Levantine, Caucasian, and Balkan cuisines, meze is often served at the beginning of multi-course…

Central Bar: Sushi and Draft Beer at Larnaca Airport

Airports

September 16, 2017 | Restaurants | Europe

Located in the heart of Larnaca airport's international terminal, Central Bar is known for its sushi and wide selection of draft beers - Guinness, Carlsberg, Keo, Estrella, Magners, Leon and Peroni among others. In the heart of the action…

It's Not New York... It's Beirut!

A7la Balad Bel 3alam

September 12, 2017 | Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

Beautiful Beirut as seen from above! Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. Population census of 2007 estimates ranged from slightly more than 1 million to slightly less than 2 million as part of Greater Beirut.…

To Vathi, a Piece of Paradise Hidden on The Greek Islands

Fish & Seafood

September 07, 2017 | Restaurants | Europe

Vathi is a small, beautiful fishing harbour on the west coast of the Methana peninsula. It is a very peaceful hamlet set in spectacular surroundings at the bottom of a volcano - which, for the energetic types, can be climbed! There are also the…

Transavia Lands in Beirut for the First Time

Airlines

September 04, 2017 | Airports

The low-cost airline of the Air France-KLM group will operate service to Beirut, the Lebanese capital from Paris Orly Airport as of September 4, with 3 weekly flights. Therefore, Beirut would be the 5th new destination added for this summer by the…

The New "NoGarlicNoOnions" Application, Now for Android and iPhone

News

September 03, 2017 | Popular

Add some flavour to your iPhones and Androids with NGNO's new App now available on the Apple Store. Yes, you heard right... we're now available on App Store, download our app free of charge and have us right under your fingertips, anytime,…

Arctic Bath: An All Year Bath and Sauna Experience

News

July 16, 2017

A new international attraction in Harads, Swedish Lapland is in plan for 2018. Arctic Bath will be a year round attraction, summertime free-floating and wintertime frozen on Luleriver. Behind the project is Arctic Bath AB; Per Anders Eriksson,…

La Gomme à Mâcher: Air France's Inflight Exclusive Gum

News

July 13, 2017

As all travellers know, take-off and landing can sometimes cause pain in the ears. The cabin pressure varies and can block passengers' ears. The chewing action is enough to balance this internal ear pressure and make the travel experience more…

Travelling South America: What to expect

News

July 07, 2017 | Spotted Stories

It’s safe to say South America is perhaps the most beautiful continent in the world. With an abundance of rich scenery and cultural value to be experienced, you shouldn’t hesitate to begin exploring its vast tropics and bustling cities.…

Milou: Having Fun from Paris to Beirut in Business Class

Airlines

June 26, 2017 | Airports

I look nice, fresh and sexy, I'm white and clean, I'm fun and always smiley... I'm probably the world's most famous dog bringing smiles and happiness to people for the last couple decades. I've been to the moon and back, discovered the planet's most…

Visa Requirements for Lebanese Citizens: You Can Now Travel to Qatar

Travel

June 23, 2017

After years of partial ban by the government of Qatar, Lebanese do not require pre-authorization anymore. Below is a list of countries Lebanese citizens can visit without a visa compiled by Wikipedia. Visa requirements for citizens of the…

Pick a City and Let NoGarlicNoOnions' Reviews Guide You...

News

June 20, 2017 | Popular

On this date back in 2012, NoGarlicNoOnions, the restaurant reviews blog saw the light... five years later, The Discovery Box, Mechwar TV Show, The Foodies' Trail, Souk el Mawasem and Souk el Akel... thank you for believing in our mission! With more…

CDG Airport: Shower After a Long Flight

Airports

June 17, 2017 | Travel | France

Passing through Charles de Gaulle Airport coming from a long flight you can now have an enjoyable and refreshing shower at Terminal 2E. A clean towel wrapped in nylon and a loaded kit of amenities will be given to you so you don't have to get your…

Contact Info: Charles de Gaulle Airport

Phone Number: +33 1 70 36 39 50

Address: 95700 Roissy-en-France, France [ view ]

Phone Number: +33 1 70 36 39 50

Address: 95700 Roissy-en-France, France [ view ]

Mama Shelter: Your Unconventional Stay in Paris

Hotels

June 08, 2017 | Reviews | France

I heard a lot about Mama Shelter which opened several locations around the world including Rio, Bordeaux, Paris and and Los Angeles, Marseille and Lyon. Everyone says that Mama Shelter is a special hotel, that's why I had to put it on my list.…

Contact Info: Mama Shelter Paris

Phone Number: +33 1 43 48 48 48

Address: 109 Rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris, France [ view ]

Phone Number: +33 1 43 48 48 48

Address: 109 Rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris, France [ view ]

Autoclick: Cheap but Unprofessional Car Rental at CDG Airport

Airports

June 01, 2017 | Travel | France

When you read on their website about the best customer service ever... you really expect the best. Googling about a car to rent at CDG I was led to Autoclick which seems to be a very unprofessional company where customer service is the least of…

The Drive-Through Zoo of Thoiry

Travel

May 23, 2017 | Europe

The Château of Thoiry is a 150-hectare castle, zoo and botanical garden that was opened to the public in 1965 in the village of Thoiry, France, with gardens and a zoological park. Located about 48 km due west of Paris, it is best visited…

A Space Traveler’s Guide to the Universe

News

April 10, 2017 | Travel

The one thing that unites the world of travel is the desire for fresh color and new experiences. With Tesla billionaire Elon Musk among a handful of entrepreneurs hoping to make space tourism a big deal over the next couple of decades,…

Lebanon's Best Food Spotted: 17 Cities, 24 Treasures!

Popular

April 10, 2017 | Recommended | Middle East

This is a story of a country told through its magnificent food. It's a land called Lebanon where food plays a major role in uniting its citizens. For hundreds of years, traditional specialities have made some villages and cities famous for their…

Emirates’ Laptop and Tablet Ban to US Solved

News

April 08, 2017

Emirates has introduced another service to mitigate the inconvenience of the recent ban on electronic devices on board US-bound flights. Beginning today, First and Business Class passengers will be able to borrow tablets on board Emirates’…

A Night Out in 31 Countries

News

April 07, 2017 | Spotted Stories

Across the world our culture, language, and practices can vary dramatically. There is one thing however we all have in common; we all like to eat and drink. But how much we eat, what time we eat, and what we use to eat… where do the…

Mechwar to Beit Chabeb: Village of Bells and Pottery

Mechwar Videos

February 11, 2017 | Mount Lebanon

Beit Chabab (بيت شباب‎‎) pronounced "Beit Chabéb" is a mountain village 24 km north of Beirut in Lebanon. It is the site of Lebanon's only bell foundry. The bells of Beit Chabab are sold to…

Qartaba: Capital of the Mountains

Mechwar Videos

February 09, 2017 | Travel | Mount Lebanon

Qartaba (Arabic: قرطبا‎‎, also spelled Kartaba) is a village in the Jbeil District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon. It is located 54 kilometers north Beirut on the mountains…

Zahle: The Bride of the Bekaa

Mechwar Videos

February 06, 2017 | Bekaa

A red-roofed town set among the eastern foothills of Mount Sannine, Zahlé enjoys a prime location in the Beqaa valley. Snowcapped mountains tower above it in winter, while in summer its 945-meter elevation keeps the air light and dry.…

First time on Egypt Air

Airlines

February 03, 2017 | Travel

We have heard stories about Egypt Air... Captain Haradi's famous audio joke about their unsafe airlines, but nevertheless Egypt Air has come a long way after joining The Star Alliance Group. First time on Egypt Air, back in seat 39J, we were…

Ladurée: A Fine Breakfast at Orly Airport

Airports

January 13, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | France

Orly airport is truly unique and more of a mall than an airport. Walk by Ladurée, La Maison du Chocolat, Cafe Pouchkin and many other names you wouldn't usually expect to see at an airport. I stopped by Ladurée for…

My First Time at Orly Airport

Airports

January 13, 2017 | Travel | France

Positively impressed is the verdict. A clean and neat airport, not too crowded with travelers, this pace is more of a mall for tourists than your average fast travel hub. Ladurée, Cafe Pouchkin, La Maison du Chocolat, Mango, Boco are some of…

The Flatiron Hotel New York: Stay in the Heart of the Action

Hotels

November 25, 2016 | Reviews | USA

Located in the heart of Manhattan, the Flatiron Hotel is a sophisticated, exciting way to experience New York. With modern, luxurious rooms and amenities, and live music every night, the Flatiron Hotel is a destination in and of itself in the center…

La Vallée Village: I Love it Here

Travel

November 21, 2016 | France

When I come here, I always feel mesmerized... Although I have been here several times, but every time feels like the first. The enthusiasm, the excitement and the experience is amazing.  Visiting La Vallee Village for shopping! I have been…

Middle East Airlines vs. Air France: A Detailed Comparative Review... 1 Winner!

Airlines

November 21, 2016 | Comparative Review

It started back in 2013 when my first ever review comparing Air France to Middle East was published, two carriers connecting Beirut to Paris. Three years have passed since and hundreds of flights in between onboard both. Both carriers have improved…

CNN Traveler: A Unique News Experience at the Airport in Dubai

Airports

November 09, 2016 | Breakfast & Coffee | UAE

As you walk through the new Terminal D at Dubai's airport, you won't miss CNN's new signboard - CNN Traveler. You will find yourself asking, "Is this a newsstand or is it one of CNN's offices around the world?" It's actually a coffee shop. This is…

Contact Info: Dubai Airport

Phone Number: +971 4 224 5555

Address: Dubai - United Arab Emirates [ view ]

Phone Number: +971 4 224 5555

Address: Dubai - United Arab Emirates [ view ]

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