Lebanese Sarah Saroufim: Absolut's Global Creative Competion Winner

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May 18, 2019

Events

Lebanese Sarah Saroufim: Absolut's Global Creative Competion Winner

Absolut has announced its next creative collaboration and winning artist as part of Absolut's broadest art initiative in the history of the brand. Sarah Saroufim from Lebanon has been crowned…

May 18, 2019 | News

CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD

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December 24, 2018

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CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD

In the excitement of the holiday season, we decided to make an infographic depicting the traditions of Christmas around the world. Whether you stay up late waiting for Santa Claus or Babbo…

December 24, 2018

Foods Everyone is Looking at in 2018

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July 14, 2018

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Foods Everyone is Looking at in 2018

From gigantic soup dumplings to chicken waffle cones, there were plenty of viral foods to try in 2017. As the year comes to a close, we took a look ahead to see what food trends will shape 2018.…

July 14, 2018

What Does the World Eat for Breakfast?

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May 14, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

What Does the World Eat for Breakfast?

Where should your taste buds actually live? Go around the world and discover many kinds of breakfast!

May 14, 2018 | News

THE FLAVORS OF 7 WORLD CUISINES, VISUALIZED

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April 14, 2018

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THE FLAVORS OF 7 WORLD CUISINES, VISUALIZED

Visually experience the most popular cuisines from across the world. When you think of your favorite dish, you probably think of a particular taste: sweet, sour, savory or maybe spicy. But for…

April 14, 2018 | Popular

Lebanon Makes it on The World Atlas of Street Food

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July 08, 2017

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Lebanon Makes it on The World Atlas of Street Food

Lebanon's Souk el Akel makes it on the cover of the World Atlas of Street Food. We are proud!  Street food is fresh, cheap, plentiful, varied and available in an increasing number of…

July 08, 2017 | Popular

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

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June 20, 2017

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

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...…

June 20, 2017 | Popular

The Real Size of the World!

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April 09, 2017

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The Real Size of the World!

If you want to know the true size of the world, don’t look at an atlas. This may sound like a conspiracy theory but our current world map is wrong. The size and shape of countries and…

April 09, 2017 | Spotted Stories

209: The Lebanese Wine Platform

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March 30, 2017

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209: The Lebanese Wine Platform

In just five short months since its launch, 209LebaneseWine.com, the first Lebanese-only wine platform, is revolutionizing the Lebanese wine retail industry. Named after the Pantone reference of the…

March 30, 2017

The World's Most Expensive 'Aged' Chocolate

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February 16, 2017

Chocolate

The World's Most Expensive 'Aged' Chocolate

Aged To’ak chocolate, made from the rarest and most ancient Nacional cacao, is allegedly the world’s most expensive ‘aged’ chocolate, priced at $270 (AED992) per 50 grams bar…

February 16, 2017 | Spotted Stories

The Best Dessert in 24 Countries Around the World

Desserts & Sweets

January 14, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

The Best Dessert in 24 Countries Around the World

A meal isn't complete without dessert. While that's true around the world, desserts differ from country to country. Some are light and fruity, and some are rich and chocolaty. From Japan's…

January 14, 2017 | Spotted Stories

What a Cup of Tea Looks Like Around the World

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November 19, 2016

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What a Cup of Tea Looks Like Around the World

Let's make a cup of tea tonight and cosy up... it's getting cold out there... While tea has become synonymous with Britain's 5'ocklock tea, this hot drink is a popular drink right around the globe.…

November 19, 2016

Starbucks Green Cup Celebrates Community

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November 19, 2016

Spotted Stories

Starbucks Green Cup Celebrates Community

A single line connects the figures. A coffee farmer, a family, a barista, friends embracing. A mosaic of more than a hundred people drawn in one continuous stroke is featured on a new Starbucks…

November 19, 2016

Celebrate World Food Day 2016

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October 16, 2016

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Celebrate World Food Day 2016

What is World Food Day? On October 16, World Food Day, join the global movement to end hunger. Be a part of the solution in your community and around the world. Because when it comes to hunger,…

October 16, 2016

An a-z of Breads From Around the World

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October 13, 2016

Bread & Bakeries

An a-z of Breads From Around the World

Sandwich, accompaniment, dip or toast, there’s always room on the table for bread – wherever you are in the world. There’s something so satisfying and deceptively simple about that…

October 13, 2016 | News

Happy Adha Everyone

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September 10, 2016

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Happy Adha Everyone

Happy Adha to all from all of us at NoGarlicNoOnions... It's a beautiful time to cherish all that matters to us... our families and loved ones and hope for love, peace and serenity around the…

September 10, 2016

How the World Serves Eggs

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August 17, 2016

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How the World Serves Eggs

Forget fried, boiled or poached and let's try 16 new ways to enjoy some eggs with this infographic from Expedia.

August 17, 2016

Souk el Akel Travels Around the World in Beit Chebeb

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August 15, 2016

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Souk el Akel Travels Around the World in Beit Chebeb

Travel Around the World in Beit Chebab is a one of kind event which aims to introduce people to the cultures and traditions of different countries from around the world. St. Antoine’s Church…

August 15, 2016 | Souk el Akel

Around the world in 20 National Spirits

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July 14, 2016

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Around the world in 20 National Spirits

What better way to find more out about a place and its culture than sipping the national spirit in the way the locals do? And every spirit tells a story. Take the lawn party politesse of the…

July 14, 2016

14 Iconic Sandwiches From Around The World

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June 04, 2016

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14 Iconic Sandwiches From Around The World

The British like to think they know a thing or two about the sandwich, even going so far as to claim their Earl of Sandwich invented it – although it’s likely he copied the design from…

June 04, 2016

Rainbow Craze Found it's Way into Sushi Rolls

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May 17, 2016

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Rainbow Craze Found it's Way into Sushi Rolls

The rainbow food trend that has made it's way to cakes, pies, bagels, pancakes has now found it's way into sushi. The "Rainbow Food Trend" can now be enjoyed in a mouthwatering roll of sushi. This…

May 17, 2016

Pastries From Around the World: The Eclair Revolution!

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May 10, 2016

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Pastries From Around the World: The Eclair Revolution!

And the world's eclair craze continues. After Fauchon and Un Eclair de Genie in France, Choux D'enfer in London, Éclair in Seoul and the French Revolution in Bucharest, the world is…

May 10, 2016 | Recommended

Sleeping with the Sharks... Interested?

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March 31, 2016

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Sleeping with the Sharks... Interested?

Love sharks? Live in a Shark Aquarium. This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sleep in an underwater bedroom, where the only thing separating you from your neighbors is the 360-degree…

March 31, 2016 | Travel

Let's Celebrate Our Planet, Let's Celebrate Earth Hour

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March 18, 2016

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Let's Celebrate Our Planet, Let's Celebrate Earth Hour

Creating change in this world starts at home... Creating a better world for ourselves, our kids and the future definitely starts with us... and showing our commitment to our planet is one way.…

March 18, 2016

Celebrate International Women's Day Today and Everyday

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March 08, 2016

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Celebrate International Women's Day Today and Everyday

We are all celebrating a special day today... March 8 marks a very important day - International Women's Day. NGNO's comes a little late just to remind everyone of the importance and value of every…

March 08, 2016

Potato Fries from Around the World

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February 03, 2016

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Potato Fries from Around the World

Would you like fries with that? Of course you would. Whether they’re fries, frites, chips or wedges – these crispy, salty potato sticks are loved all over the world. From their freshly…

February 03, 2016

Around the World in Hot Drinks

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December 31, 2015

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Around the World in Hot Drinks

'Tis the season for all things warm. You've heard about the storm coming? I guess it's time for some hot chocolate maybe or a pumpkin spice latte... these may be traditional hot drinks but there's…

December 31, 2015

Veuve Clicquot’s Eco-Friendly Mission: New Packaging from Leftover Grape Skins

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December 06, 2015

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Veuve Clicquot’s Eco-Friendly Mission: New Packaging from Leftover Grape Skins

LVMH-owned Champagne house Veuve Clicquot’s eco-friendly mission is evolving to include packaging that repurposes leftover grape skins. Veuve Clicquot unveiled its new Naturally…

December 06, 2015

Avoid Sogginess: Leather Piece of Ketchup

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November 25, 2015

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Avoid Sogginess: Leather Piece of Ketchup

Often times when I use the word "soggy" it's not good... No one wants a soggy meal, especially not a burger filled with all the tasty condiments. I think Ernesto Uchimura, the lead chef for…

November 25, 2015

It's Official: The World's Longest Manousheh is Lebanese

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November 25, 2015

Events

It's Official: The World's Longest Manousheh is Lebanese

Choueifat, Lebanon, 22 November 2015 - AMJAD High School’s diligent and dedicated teachers, staff and students officially set out and amazingly broke the world record of the…

November 25, 2015 | News

Tourism Stories Volume II: My Story, My Community, Our Future

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November 22, 2015

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Tourism Stories Volume II: My Story, My Community, Our Future

My Story, My Community, Our Future, the second volume in UNWTO´s Tourism Stories series, was launched on the occasion of the 21st UNWTO General Assembly. The book features 28 stories of…

November 22, 2015 | Press

World Diabetes Day: Spread Awareness

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November 14, 2015

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World Diabetes Day: Spread Awareness

According to IDF Diabetes, "By 2040, over 640 million of us may be living with diabetes." That's a scary number... Today, November 14 is known as World Diabetes Day, an internationally recognized…

November 14, 2015

Travel Around the World's Smallest Countries

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November 11, 2015

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Travel Around the World's Smallest Countries

Discover the world's smallest countries - they may be small in size but they make up for in culture, adventure and fun. So whether you’re looking for gorgeous beaches, museums full of history…

November 11, 2015

Halloween Around the World

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October 18, 2015

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Halloween Around the World

Walking around New York City, I feel the anticipation towards Halloween... Beautifully decorated pumpkins are spotted around the busy city. I found myself thinking about how this celebration is…

October 18, 2015

40 No Nos for Tourists Around the World

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June 09, 2015

Spotted Stories

40 No Nos for Tourists Around the World

It's summer and I am assuming most of you are planning a vacation some where fun... but it's good to know more about some of the things that are frowned upon in different parts of the…

June 09, 2015

The World’s Tastiest Sandwiches: Lebanon is on the List

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May 14, 2015

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The World’s Tastiest Sandwiches: Lebanon is on the List

Just imagine a world without sandwiches.  Okay, sorry, that was cruel. It doesn’t bear thinking about. Fret not though, they aren’t going anywhere. What’s more, here are the…

May 14, 2015 | Popular

The World's Happiest Countries in 2015

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May 05, 2015

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The World's Happiest Countries in 2015

The world’s 10 happiest countries, according to this year’s World Happiness Report which looks at earnings, living standards, employment, mental health and family stability. The…

May 05, 2015

Happy Labor Day: Work is Love Made Visible

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May 01, 2015

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Happy Labor Day: Work is Love Made Visible

Let's celebrate the achievements we have made, let's celebrate the hard work every individual out there, including ourselves, puts on daily basis. No matter who you are and what you do, you make a…

May 01, 2015

Coffee Etiquette Around the World

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

April 22, 2015

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Coffee Etiquette Around the World

Coffee... we all love it... ok most of us do... Coffee is one of the most popular beverages around the world, but did you know that the way it is prepared, served and enjoyed varies from one country…

April 22, 2015 | Spotted Stories

Around the World in 15 Taxis

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April 13, 2015

Travel

Around the World in 15 Taxis

Cab, tup tup, jeepney or jitney; whatever you call them, when you’re lost, tired or just need to get somewhere fast, the taxi is a sight for sore eyes. Ever since motorised travel first came…

April 13, 2015

Happy Women's Day: Make it Happen

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March 08, 2015

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Happy Women's Day: Make it Happen

NoGralicNoOnions would like to take a moment to celebrate a day that should be respected and appreciated by everyone... Happy Women's Day to every woman out there, including my wife, my mother,…

March 08, 2015

White Gold: The Most Expensive Food in the World Today

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February 21, 2015

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White Gold: The Most Expensive Food in the World Today

A new caviar is thought to be the most expensive food in the world with a kilo of the "white gold" fetching a whopping £73,000 - and that is at the discount price.   The brand-new…

February 21, 2015

Christmas Dinners Around the World: How Would Yours Look Like?

Spotted Stories

December 12, 2014

Spotted Stories

Christmas Dinners Around the World: How Would Yours Look Like?

With Christmas day fast approaching, many of us eagerly look forward to catching up with relatives, tearing the shiny wrapping paper off our new presents and spending some down time curled up on the…

December 12, 2014

7up Rolls Out New Identity

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December 09, 2014

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7up Rolls Out New Identity

You'll be seeing a new logo for 7up soon - PepsiCo announced an updated visual identity - logo and packaging - for the well-known soft drink. The new look is designed by New York-based design…

December 09, 2014

McDonald's To Launch New Slogan, No More "I'm Lovin It" For a While

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October 31, 2014

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McDonald's To Launch New Slogan, No More "I'm Lovin It" For a While

Are they not 'lovin' it' anymore? The world's biggest fast food chain, McDonald's has unveiled a new slogan in an attempt to help it sales from sinking. The new slogan, 'Lovin Beats Hatin' will be…

October 31, 2014

Find Out 13 Ways to Make Hummus at Home

Spotted Stories

October 15, 2014

Spotted Stories

Find Out 13 Ways to Make Hummus at Home

We may all agree that hummus is one of the tastiest, healthiest mezze's out there and it is one of the most popular dips out there—and one of the easiest to make. Did you know that there…

October 15, 2014

Chocolate Lover's Travel Guide

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September 29, 2014

Chocolate

Chocolate Lover's Travel Guide

Chocolate is one of the world's most popular foods. Europeans in particular are passionate about cocoa - the chocolate industry is worth around £4 billion in Britain alone. Cocoa beans…

September 29, 2014 | Spotted Stories

Jeunes Sommeliers 2014 Competition: The Winners

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

September 20, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Jeunes Sommeliers 2014 Competition: The Winners

The 2014 edition of the International Jeunes Sommeliers Competition was held this week in Copenhagen, Denmark, featuring 15 Young Sommeliers from around the world. In 2007 the Chaîne des…

September 20, 2014 | News

Heineken's 'Cities of the World' - Start Collecting

Spotted Stories

September 14, 2014

Spotted Stories

Heineken's 'Cities of the World' - Start Collecting

Heineken's 'Cities of the World' is aimed to inspire men to live worldly, new adventures by unlocking the secrets of their cities. The campaign includes special edition Heineken®…

September 14, 2014

Sanayeh Garden: Enjoy a Green Haven in Beirut

Spotted Stories | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 04, 2014

Spotted Stories

Sanayeh Garden: Enjoy a Green Haven in Beirut

We all know that Beirut, and much of Lebanon, has a serious issue with a lack of green space. There are few places you can take your kids, our cities and towns often resemble concrete jungles.…

June 04, 2014 | Hamra & Verdun

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