Flying Alitalia Business Class from LAX to Rome; An Enjoyable Experience

Airlines

October 26, 2018

Airlines

Flying Alitalia Business Class from LAX to Rome; An Enjoyable Experience

When I first booked my Alitalia flight, I said to myself “it’s going to be bad, but I have no choice,” and thought that it would be below expectations exactly like the business…

October 26, 2018 | Travel

Coca-Cola Acquires U.K. Coffee Chain, Starbucks Rival Costa

News

September 03, 2018

News

Coca-Cola Acquires U.K. Coffee Chain, Starbucks Rival Costa

Coca-Cola is acquiring a London-based coffee chain in a deal that gives the company a major retail presence in foreign markets and the opportunity to sell coffee products in various formats…

September 03, 2018

Delta Airlines Business Class Experience

Airlines

June 17, 2018

Airlines

Delta Airlines Business Class Experience

Not the first time onboard Delta but feeling the excitement as of it was the first. I enjoy their leather seats, fluffy pillows and thick bed covers, the Tumi box of amenities and the diverse menu of…

June 17, 2018 | Recommended

Flying Business with Delta from Terminal 4 at JFK Airport

Airports | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Airports

Flying Business with Delta from Terminal 4 at JFK Airport

The experience is different from start to end; it starts at the terminal where a dedicated Sky Priority corner welcomes business class passengers; it follows you through security check-in with a…

June 17, 2018 | Travel | New York

Traveling MEA Through Frankfurt, Use Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge

Airports | Germany Europe

Europe

June 17, 2018

Airports

Traveling MEA Through Frankfurt, Use Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge

I remembered it the minute I walked in; wood covering its walls, tree trunks used as tables, the views on the tarmac, and the different rooms where one can sit and relax. A wide choice of magazines…

June 17, 2018 | Travel | Germany

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

Airports | Paris France Europe

France

October 25, 2017

Airports

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

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;…

October 25, 2017 | Travel | Paris

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

Airports | Paris France Europe

France

October 15, 2017

Airports

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

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…

October 15, 2017 | Travel | Paris

The Grill: An Enjoyable Late Lunch in Beirut

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 21, 2017

French

The Grill: An Enjoyable Late Lunch in Beirut

I've been here twice in one week, the first for a dinner with the family and the second for a late lunch on the couch. Enjoying the vibes of a vibrant Beirut during business hours, I nibbled on some…

August 21, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Beirut

Le Gray Expands for Business and Conferences

News

July 13, 2017

News

Le Gray Expands for Business and Conferences

Campbell Gray Hotels’ flagship luxury property, in the heart of Beirut, has unveiled the latest additions to its MICE and business offerings as part of its recently completed expansion…

July 13, 2017

LAT Lounge at Beirut International Airport

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 24, 2017

Airports

LAT Lounge at Beirut International Airport

Other than the famous Cedar Lounge at Beirut's International airport, two lounges are open to welcome you while waiting for your flight; The Beirut Lounge and The LAT Lounge. Which was once The…

June 24, 2017 | Travel | Beirut

Air France: The A380 Experience is Like any Other Plane!

Airlines

April 10, 2017

Airlines

Air France: The A380 Experience is Like any Other Plane!

I was so happy when I found out that I would be taking my next flight to New York onboard an A380, yes, AirFrance's A380 which I have dreaming of trying for a while. After an amazing experience…

April 10, 2017 | Travel

Oman Air: Business Class from Beirut to Muscat

Airlines

April 23, 2016

Airlines

Oman Air: Business Class from Beirut to Muscat

A small sized plane, a new version or an updated one, only a couple of seats, a welcoming attitude, large screens with some entertainment and dinner. It was my first time on Oman Air. The cabin is…

April 23, 2016 | Travel

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge at Frankfurt Airport

Airports | Germany Europe

Europe

December 26, 2015

Airports

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge at Frankfurt Airport

Neat and relaxing are two words I would use to describe my experience in this unique lounge - Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge at Frankfurt Airport. Welcome to the new Air Canada Maple Leaf…

December 26, 2015 | Travel | Germany

Instead of Rhône, France, Try Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

News

November 17, 2015

News

Instead of Rhône, France, Try Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

Business Insider: 8 overrated wine countries around the world — and where to go instead Older might be better when it comes to wine, but not necessarily when it comes to wine country. Ditch…

November 17, 2015 | Popular

Air France Business Lounge at JFK Terminal 1

Airports | New York USA Americas

USA

July 23, 2015

Airports

Air France Business Lounge at JFK Terminal 1

It starts behind the automatic door, this grey door located at the end of JFK terminal 1 under a large logo of Air France. A clean and neat access to a spacious relaxation saloon... The door…

July 23, 2015 | Travel | New York

British Airways, Terminal 5, North Lounge

Airports | London UK Europe

UK

May 20, 2015

Airports

British Airways, Terminal 5, North Lounge

In Terminal 5, Heathrow's biggest terminal, has two lounges. The North Lounge and the South Lounge. North being for business travelers and south being for business and first class. Leaving for…

May 20, 2015 | Travel | London

A Travel Review: Air France Business Class Revamped

Airlines

January 13, 2015

Airlines

A Travel Review: Air France Business Class Revamped

I wasn't planning on writing yet another review on ‘business class’ to Paris. I thought I have done enough reviews onboard Air France but when I discovered all the changes since my…

January 13, 2015 | Travel

Buffet Dinner at Radisson Blu, Tala Bay - Al Aqaba

International Cuisine | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

June 03, 2014

International Cuisine

Buffet Dinner at Radisson Blu, Tala Bay - Al Aqaba

I've always been a fan of buffets at hotels. It helps in rating the stay from its culinary side, which I think is the most important aspect. A good buffet reflects professional staff,…

June 03, 2014 | Restaurants | Jordan

No.1 Traveller Lounge: Heathrow Terminal 3

Airports | London UK Europe

UK

May 09, 2014

Airports

No.1 Traveller Lounge: Heathrow Terminal 3

Following the signs leading to Lounge F, I was welcomed into a warm space of violet, grey and wood colors and located on the first floor of the terminal. I'm not sure why but I was expecting…

May 09, 2014 | Travel | London

The New Royal Jordanian Business Lounge is Breathtaking

Airports | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

March 24, 2014

Airports

The New Royal Jordanian Business Lounge is Breathtaking

You won't understand why I am describing the new Royal Jordanian Business lounge, Crown Lounge, as 'breathtaking' unless you've actually experienced the old Jordanian airport. What you'll see now is…

March 24, 2014 | Travel | Amman

On Board Middle East Airlines: Shockingly...

Airlines | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 23, 2013

Airlines

On Board Middle East Airlines: Shockingly...

I can actually hear you saying, "ok here he goes again bashing MEA." Sorry to burst your bubble, and actually my bubble was burst, because the experience this time round was shockingly good. For the…

November 23, 2013 | Popular | Lebanon

Malpensa Airport, Terminal 1, Gates A, Monteverdi Lounge

Airports | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

October 29, 2013

Airports

Malpensa Airport, Terminal 1, Gates A, Monteverdi Lounge

If you are traveling through the internal flights hub of Milan's Airport, Monteverdi Lounge will be your stopover. Situated far from the main shopping area, this lounge boasts the quietness I…

October 29, 2013 | Travel | Milan

Muscat to Beirut: A Business Class Experience On board Gulf Air

Airlines

September 06, 2013

Airlines

Muscat to Beirut: A Business Class Experience On board Gulf Air

I first had a bad impression of Gulf Air while traveling from Beirut to Manama. I think I must have misjudged them, especially after trying their newer planes during other flights. But I must say…

September 06, 2013 | Travel

British Airways Business Lounge at Malpensa Airport, Milan

Airports | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 10, 2013

Airports

British Airways Business Lounge at Malpensa Airport, Milan

Milan Malpensa is the intercontinental airport of Milan. With its wide range of destinations throughout the world, it is the main hub of northern Italy. Around ten VIP and business lounges with work…

July 10, 2013 | Travel | Milan

Visiting and Discovering the Algerian Capital

Travel | Algeria Africa

Africa

July 04, 2013

Travel

Visiting and Discovering the Algerian Capital

Last month, I got invited to lecture in Algiers, the Algerian capital. I knew nothing about this country. I was truly intrigued to go discover it - the country, its people, its food... After visiting…

July 04, 2013 | Algeria

2013 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards: Lebanon on the Shortlist

News

July 02, 2013

News

2013 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards: Lebanon on the Shortlist

The 2013 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards announces the shortlisted entries, including projects from the world’s leading architects, interior and lighting designers, and hospitality operators…

July 02, 2013

Downtown: A Place to Order Everything Except Sushi

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 14, 2013

International Cuisine

Downtown: A Place to Order Everything Except Sushi

Downtown in Jounieh has been around for many years.  It’s a weekly address for many people who come to enjoy their wide choice of international food, their fresh and diverse salad bar as…

June 14, 2013 | Restaurants | Jounieh

MEA: If Only Customer Service Listens to Passengers' Complaints

Airlines

June 11, 2013

Airlines

MEA: If Only Customer Service Listens to Passengers' Complaints

As usual I'm going to be honest and state facts as they are. Whether good or bad. Many may not agree with me but I think that if MEA listens to a few of the complaints that come their way, and maybe…

June 11, 2013 | Travel

Air Algerie Business Lounge: A Pure Disgrace

Airports | Algeria Africa

Africa

May 28, 2013

Airports

Air Algerie Business Lounge: A Pure Disgrace

I was thinking to myself, what are the minimal requirements for a business lounge: A reasonable choice of food, a decent relaxing sofa to sit on, some private corners to relax in before a flight, a…

May 28, 2013 | Travel | Algeria

Stepping Into Another Dimension: Emirates Business Lounge

Airports | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

April 13, 2013

Airports

Stepping Into Another Dimension: Emirates Business Lounge

Traveling Business Class on board Emirates Airlines is just something out of this world. From the minute you arrive to the airport, to the experience at the lounge, and not to forget the privileged…

April 13, 2013 | Travel | UAE

Airport Business Lounges of the World

Airports

March 01, 2013

Airports

Airport Business Lounges of the World

Air Algerie Business Lounge: A Pure Disgrace I was thinking to myself, what are the minimal requirements for a business lounge: A reasonable choice of food, a decent relaxing sofa to sit on, some…

March 01, 2013 | Popular

Emirates Business Class, Mumbai-Dubai

Airlines

February 13, 2013

Airlines

Emirates Business Class, Mumbai-Dubai

You will arrive to your destination fully refreshed with the flat-bed seats. Using the touchscreen controller, you can adjust your seat to suit your own preferences and comfort. Each seat…

February 13, 2013 | Travel

Air France: A Minutely Review

Airlines

January 20, 2013

Airlines

Air France: A Minutely Review

From Paris to Beirut: Air France Business Class on Boeing 777-300 I am going to say it as it is. I don’t understand how people still travel with MEA on ‘Beirut-Paris’ and…

January 20, 2013 | Travel

From Paris to Beirut: Air France Business Class on Boeing 777-300

Airlines

January 06, 2013

Airlines

From Paris to Beirut: Air France Business Class on Boeing 777-300

I am going to say it as it is. I don't understand how people still travel with MEA on 'Beirut-Paris' and 'Paris-Beirut' route when the prices are the same on-board Air France yet with a service that…

January 06, 2013 | Travel

From Paris to Beirut: Air France Business Class on Boeing 777-200

Airlines

January 06, 2013

Airlines

From Paris to Beirut: Air France Business Class on Boeing 777-200

Recently, I have been travelling a great deal. I have tried different airlines until I rediscovered the Air France Business Class... The experience was great, and I think that Air France has its…

January 06, 2013 | Travel

Air France Medium Haul Business Class, Paris-Tunis

Airlines

December 10, 2012

Airlines

Air France Medium Haul Business Class, Paris-Tunis

This winter in its medium-haul network, Air France introduces an inflight catering to its business travelers which has totally been revisited and inspired by its long-haul service, with an enhanced…

December 10, 2012 | Travel

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

Airports | Paris France Europe

France

November 15, 2012

Airports

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

I often research about the lounge I will be stopping at before getting there. It's always good to have an idea of what to expect before reaching my destination. I tried to do the same for Terminal 2E…

November 15, 2012 | Contributors | Paris

Abu-Dhabi Terminal 1 Airport Lounge: Abu Dhabi

Airports | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 12, 2012

Airports

Abu-Dhabi Terminal 1 Airport Lounge: Abu Dhabi

Freshen up before your journey begins in the comfort of Al Dhabi Lounge where your needs are catered to. The lounge was recently honored with the Highly Commended Award by the members of Priority…

November 12, 2012 | Travel | Abu Dhabi

The MEA Cedar Business Class to Europe on the A330 Airbus

Airlines

October 08, 2012

Airlines

The MEA Cedar Business Class to Europe on the A330 Airbus

We are proud to have the official Lebanese airlines become a part of the Skyteam alliance. Since my last article, I'll be honest and agree that MEA is improving its services a lot. They are on the…

October 08, 2012 | Travel

Skyteam Business Lounge: Heathrow Airport, London

Travel | London UK Europe

UK

October 03, 2012

Travel

Skyteam Business Lounge: Heathrow Airport, London

...And my quest to discover all business lounges around the world continues discovering the best and most luxurious. After discovering London's greatest secrets, my last stop in the capital is…

October 03, 2012 | London

Experiencing Alitalia Airlines European Business Class

Airlines

September 17, 2012

Airlines

Experiencing Alitalia Airlines European Business Class

I have been an Alitalia customer for sometime now especially when I had to use this airline company for my trips to Nice and Bordeaux during my specialization years. My choice for Alitalia was…

September 17, 2012 | Travel

The MEA Cedar Lounge, Beirut International Airport

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 16, 2012

Airports

The MEA Cedar Lounge, Beirut International Airport

How many times have we criticized our country. How many times have we said negative things about our companies. How easy it is for us to say that we so far from being up to par to international…

September 16, 2012 | Travel | Beirut

Aeroflot Moscow's Airport: The Jazz Lounge

Airports | Moscow Russia

Russia

September 16, 2012

Airports

Aeroflot Moscow's Airport: The Jazz Lounge

Amazing! A beautiful lounge that should be featured in the design section. The Jazz lounge is a piece of design wonder which acts as a relaxing therapeutic session before any trip. The details are…

September 16, 2012 | Travel | Moscow

Sheraton Roma Hotel, Italy

Hotels | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

April 13, 2012

Hotels

Sheraton Roma Hotel, Italy

In 2004 I traveled to Rome to video tape the canonization of Nimattullah Hardini at the Vatican. While in Rome, who can avoid the Italian art of living... 'la dolce vita.' I stayed at the Sheraton…

April 13, 2012 | Reviews | Rome

Le Meridien Hotel, Jeddah

Hotels | Jeddah KSA GCC Middle East

KSA

March 21, 2012

Hotels

Le Meridien Hotel, Jeddah

Le Meridien Hotel of Jeddah was my next stop after the Holiday Inn Riyadh. I didn't know what to expect. I was asking myself many questions like, are all international chains in the Arab world…

March 21, 2012 | Reviews | Jeddah

Holiday Inn Olaya Hotel, Riyadh. My Third Stay

Hotels | Riyadh KSA GCC Middle East

KSA

March 18, 2012

Hotels

Holiday Inn Olaya Hotel, Riyadh. My Third Stay

This is my third review on the Holiday Inn, Riyadh and every time I come, I come with an open mind, hoping to experience a change, but unfortunately nothing. Third time was not a charm for me... But…

March 18, 2012 | Reviews | Riyadh

Holiday Inn Riyadh - Olaya. My First Stay

Hotels | Riyadh KSA GCC Middle East

KSA

February 25, 2012

Hotels

Holiday Inn Riyadh - Olaya. My First Stay

  "If you’re in the area for a quick business trip, then the Holiday Inn is a good choice". A hotel close to everything, the Holiday Inn has fair service, nice food, good welcoming but…

February 25, 2012 | Reviews | Riyadh

Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya: My Second Stay

Hotels | Riyadh KSA GCC Middle East

KSA

February 20, 2012

Hotels

Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya: My Second Stay

For what its offering, for its location, for its price, The Holiday inn Olaya Riyadh is a decent place to stay at. I won't be very rude or negative about it since its my chosen place to stay whenever…

February 20, 2012 | Reviews | Riyadh

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