Maison Bleue Guesthouse, Mazraat el Touffah: A Relaxation Retreat Up North

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 21, 2019

Hotels

Maison Bleue Guesthouse, Mazraat el Touffah: A Relaxation Retreat Up North

Maison Bleue is an anthology of colors and flavors in the heart of the massive green pines and cedar trees of the mountains near Ehden and the holy valley of Qannoubine. Located 900 meters above…

October 21, 2019 | Reviews | North Lebanon

Baakline: Capital of the Mountains Until the 17th Century

Mechwar Videos | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 25, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Baakline: Capital of the Mountains Until the 17th Century

Baakline is a major Druze town located in Mount Lebanon, Chouf District, 45 kilometers southeast of Beirut. Altitude 850 – 920 meters high, population is 30,000, area 14 square km, number of…

July 25, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | Shouf

AUBees 2019: Honey Day at The Village Dbayeh

Events

July 24, 2019

Events

AUBees 2019: Honey Day at The Village Dbayeh

American University of Beirut’s Class of Apiculture – Summer 2018-19. Invites you to the AUB HONEY DAY –  Summer Edition – declared as a NATIONAL BEE…

July 24, 2019 | News

Visit the Village of Ebrine, Batroun: A Video Review

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 25, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Visit the Village of Ebrine, Batroun: A Video Review

Aabrine (عبرين) is a Lebanese local authority which is located in Batroun District (Qada'a), an administrative division of North Lebanon Governorate(Mohafazah). The municipality is a member of…

April 25, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | Batroun

Big Chains Are Destroying Small Businesses in Villages and Towns!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 22, 2019

News

Big Chains Are Destroying Small Businesses in Villages and Towns!

I was brought up in a village on the hills of Metn called Mazraat Yachouh. It is located on the main Metn highway that connects Antelias and Bickfaya. I loved it here. I was proudly growing up in a…

April 22, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

International Cuisine

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

From the four corners of the globe, comes a diverse cuisine made to share. DIVVY’s of The Village Dbayeh opens for lunch and dinner, welcoming you in a relaxed and fresh ambiance. I love…

March 28, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

Burgers | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2019

Burgers

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

I’ve been here the first time when I discovered the burger... came back to enjoy it again with one of the sexiest risottos I’ve ever tasted... and today, accompanied by my friends, we…

January 13, 2019 | International Cuisine | Badaro

Shopping in Madrid: Visit Las Rozas Outlet Village

Travel & Tourism | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Travel & Tourism

Shopping in Madrid: Visit Las Rozas Outlet Village

Las Rozas Village and its sister Village La Roca Village offer the only up-market luxury outlet options in Spain. Las Rozas Village was the second of the Villages to open in Spain. The…

September 19, 2018 | Madrid

The Village Diner in the Middle of Nowhere in Johnson City, New York

American | New York USA Americas

USA

August 05, 2018

American

The Village Diner in the Middle of Nowhere in Johnson City, New York

In the middle of nowhere, in the heart of a village called Johnson, the village diner is a house occupying the corner of a street. It’s where radio plays in the background, where the clientele…

August 05, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Di Fiori: For the Love of Pasta up in Kobayat

Italian Food | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 20, 2018

Italian Food

Di Fiori: For the Love of Pasta up in Kobayat

For the love of his country and surely for the love of pasta, Tony Zaher and after a long tour around the world's famous kitchens settled down in his hometown where he passionately prepares…

March 20, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Baskinta Apple Festival: Souk el Akel and Much More...

Events

October 10, 2017

Events

Baskinta Apple Festival: Souk el Akel and Much More...

Organised for the first time to support the local apple crises and bring life to the village of Baskinta after the summer ended, the first Baskinta Apple Festival will be…

October 10, 2017 | News

Shopping in Rome: Castel Romano Designer Outlet

Reviews | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

August 15, 2017

Reviews

Shopping in Rome: Castel Romano Designer Outlet

After discovering La Vallee Village in Paris... My favorite shopping address in Rome is called "Castel Romano Designer Outlet". It's where you can find your favourite designer brands from 30% to 70%…

August 15, 2017 | Shopping Mall | Rome

مشوار في قرى لبنان

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

August 07, 2017

Mechwar Videos

مشوار في قرى لبنان

Mechwar is a popular television segment on national television, and the country's only positive show showing the real Lebanon. Mechwar takes the form of a 20-minute report that takes…

August 07, 2017 | Travel & Tourism | Lebanon

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

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 10, 2017

Popular

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

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…

April 10, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

Mechwar to the Village of Hakel el Azimeh

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 05, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Mechwar to the Village of Hakel el Azimeh

Hakel el Azimeh, a village in Dinniyeh (known also as Addinniyeh, Al Dinniyeh, Al Danniyeh, Arabic: الضنية‎‎) is a region located…

February 05, 2017 | North Lebanon

La Vallée Village: I Love it Here

Travel & Tourism | Paris France Europe

France

November 21, 2016

Travel & Tourism

La Vallée Village: I Love it Here

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. …

November 21, 2016 | Paris

The Village Batroun is Now Open

Reviews | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

August 31, 2016

Reviews

The Village Batroun is Now Open

It is a nice place… The Village Batroun is a colorful village made of wooden boxes, a handful of restaurants offering various cuisines from around the world. Wagon, Crumb, Lord of the Wings,…

August 31, 2016 | Street Food | Batroun

The Box of Ramadan: Special Edition

News

July 06, 2016

News

The Box of Ramadan: Special Edition

Happy Ramadan everyone. By now you're hopefully enjoying some of the Box's unique treats delivered to you today. We seriously don't need a special occasion to make The BOX a real treat every…

July 06, 2016 | The Box

Zgharta: The Village of Happiness!

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Zgharta: The Village of Happiness!

On the day we visited Zgharta, I was surely not walking... Flying from happiness and excitement, a large smile wouldn't leave my face for a minute. On this day I discovered a beautiful village…

May 15, 2016 | Travel & Tourism | North Lebanon

The Box of May has Been Delivered!

News

May 04, 2016

News

The Box of May has Been Delivered!

Forget the gloomy weather this morning, we're in a full summery mood today... to top the thrill of the season further you've finally received this month's BOX. The anticipation of the first Wednesday…

May 04, 2016 | Popular

Angela: It's More than Croissant!

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 03, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Angela: It's More than Croissant!

In Zgharta "The French Croissant" has one address: Angela... And when you taste it you'll be coming all the way from the four corners of Lebanon for it.   Visiting Zgharta during a Mechwar…

May 03, 2016 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Zouk Mikael: A City of Peace

Mechwar Videos | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 18, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Zouk Mikael: A City of Peace

Zouk Mikael (زوق مكايل‎) is a town and municipality in the Keserwan District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate in Lebanon. It is located 14 kilometers north of Beirut. Zouk Mikael's average…

February 18, 2016 | Travel & Tourism | Keserwan

The Village Dbayeh: The First Pictures

News | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 22, 2015

News

The Village Dbayeh: The First Pictures

The Village Dbayeh is now open.  Check out some photos of the projects while I visit for detailed reviews. 190 Urban Sushi: 71 90 01 90 BistroBar: 70 28 82 11 Bodo: 03 23 42 69 Faze II:…

November 22, 2015 | Dbayeh

Beauty has a Name: Lebanon... Definitely Lebanon

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 30, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Beauty has a Name: Lebanon... Definitely Lebanon

Beauty has a name: Lebanon... Definitely Lebanon This is the Lebanon locals want to share with the world... You've seen the international news reports. You've heard the talks. But Lebanon is much…

July 30, 2015 | Popular | Lebanon

Makhzoumi Foundation: The Ramadan Village

News | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 25, 2015

News

Makhzoumi Foundation: The Ramadan Village

The Ramadan Village, a project hosted by the Makhzoumi Foundation, provides hot meals to families in need throughout the holy month. Bringing together over 200 volunteers from across Lebanon, the…

July 25, 2015 | Beirut

The July BOX is Out: Discover its Mouthwatering Content

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 02, 2015

News

The July BOX is Out: Discover its Mouthwatering Content

The 4th Edition of The Box is out there... and with the box comes more than 15 items carefully handpicked for your ultimate pleasure - your special invitation to travel with me around the hidden…

July 02, 2015 | The Box | Lebanon

Lekmeh Zghertewiyeh: Authenticity in Zghorta has an Address

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 16, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Lekmeh Zghertewiyeh: Authenticity in Zghorta has an Address

Famous all over the world, Zghorta is known for its goat meat, amazing Arak and the Kebbeh bakeries only found in this village. I'd wanted to visit for so long and here I was not to shoot an episode,…

May 16, 2015 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

A Restaurant Village is Coming to Dbayeh

News | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 05, 2015

News

A Restaurant Village is Coming to Dbayeh

I honestly don't know when or what are the restaurants opening in but what I surely know is that the perspectives are nice and that this project located on the Dbayeh internal road next to Bar…

April 05, 2015 | Dbayeh

Batroun: Peaceful and Serene City

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

February 12, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Batroun: Peaceful and Serene City

Located 50 km North of Beirut, and 29 km South of Tripoli, Batroun is the official center of its caza, with a population of around 20,000. One of the oldest cities in the world,…

February 12, 2015 | Travel & Tourism | Batroun

Nicolas Audi: A Cuisine Inspired by the Lebanese Terroirs at Ixsir

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

December 25, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Nicolas Audi: A Cuisine Inspired by the Lebanese Terroirs at Ixsir

The famous Nicolas Audi has opened his own restaurant in Basbina, nestled in an old house hosting the Ixsir winery.  What a place! A soothing ambiance haunts this old Lebanese house…

December 25, 2014 | Restaurants | Batroun

Jezzine: So Much to See, Taste and Enjoy

Mechwar Videos | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 21, 2014

Mechwar Videos

Jezzine: So Much to See, Taste and Enjoy

Our next episode takes us to Jezzine, a village which locals prefer to refer to as a city, located 22 km from Saida and 40 km south of Beirut. Surrounded by…

December 21, 2014 | Travel & Tourism | South Lebanon

Cosy Foods: The Organic Shop Specialized in Healthy Mouni

Spotted Stories | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 26, 2014

Spotted Stories

Cosy Foods: The Organic Shop Specialized in Healthy Mouni

I was in Beit Merry attending the LIVCD (Lebanon Industry Value Chain Development Project) press conference and heard that a new organic shop had opened in the area. Grabbing the opportunity,…

July 26, 2014 | Mount Lebanon

Reaching International Markets: Ever Thought of Selling Your Products Online?

Spotted Stories

June 24, 2014

Spotted Stories

Reaching International Markets: Ever Thought of Selling Your Products Online?

I always hoped for a platform where small businesses can create their own e-commerce website in minutes without spending too much. I always hoped that I would be able to buy food items from a local…

June 24, 2014

Taybet Zaman: Stay in an Old Village Close to Petra

Hotels | Petra Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 31, 2014

Hotels

Taybet Zaman: Stay in an Old Village Close to Petra

I've been to Taybet Zamen before. We came in for some lunch back then... I still remember entering a place that looks like a haunted city. Too many stones, long alleys, closed shops... And nobody…

May 31, 2014 | Reviews | Petra

L’UniVert de Leah: Planted with Love, Watered by Passion

Popular | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 22, 2014

Popular

L’UniVert de Leah: Planted with Love, Watered by Passion

Seriously, this country holds wonders created by passionate people around... I came across a young woman, Leah, who has started a small business far from the city's chaos, that she has called…

May 22, 2014 | Spotted Stories | Mount Lebanon

Rediscover Lebanon: Lebanese Families Invite you into their Homes

Spotted Stories | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 04, 2014

Spotted Stories

Rediscover Lebanon: Lebanese Families Invite you into their Homes

When discovering a new country, one can hardly expect to get a full sense of the place without meeting its inhabitants. By opening their doors to you, and showing you the kind of hospitality they…

May 04, 2014 | Lebanon

Al-Najdiyah Village Restaurant, Riyadh

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Riyadh KSA GCC Middle East

KSA

March 22, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al-Najdiyah Village Restaurant, Riyadh

On my last day in Riyadh, my friends proposed to take me to a very special place; an authentic one. To be honest, I refused at first and asked to go back to the hotel to relax since I was moving to…

March 22, 2012 | Restaurants | Riyadh

Al Ferdaws Restaurant, Ehden

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 25, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Ferdaws Restaurant, Ehden

 Think big. When you enter this authentic Lebanese restaurant house, you’ll realize size does matter. What I love in Al Ferdaws is its size. Not only the restaurant size but the size of…

February 25, 2012 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

Batroun Village Club Hotel: A Disaster to Avoid

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

February 25, 2012

Hotels

Batroun Village Club Hotel: A Disaster to Avoid

If you’re visiting Batroun, I would suggest avoiding the Village Club! It’s the worst hotel I have ever been to in my life. What a shame. Really, all I could think was what a shame.…

February 25, 2012 | Reviews | Batroun

Planet Hollywood, DisneyLand Paris

American | Paris France Europe

France

February 20, 2012

American

Planet Hollywood, DisneyLand Paris

The Planet Hollywood welcomes you at the entrance of the Disney Village in Marne La Vallee, France. For me, or at least that was what I thought is a restaurant like Hard Rock cafe that I like with no…

February 20, 2012 | Burgers | Paris

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