Casa de Thoum: I Loved the Room, the Bed, the Guesthouse and Tasty Breakfast

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 03, 2019

Hotels

Casa de Thoum: I Loved the Room, the Bed, the Guesthouse and Tasty Breakfast

I've been places, toured around Lebanon, visited dozens of guesthouses and this one makes it on the TOP5 list. One of the best and most enjoyable stays to date, Casa de Thoum will offer you and…

September 03, 2019 | Recommended | Batroun

Shallalat Nabeh Merched: Excellent Lebanese Food Served in Paradise! A Must Try

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 19, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Shallalat Nabeh Merched: Excellent Lebanese Food Served in Paradise! A Must Try

After the last visit to “Nabeh Merched” to film an episode, I promised to come again with my family. A little paradise on earth, in the heart of Lebanon’s greenest region, spending…

August 19, 2019 | Recommended | Shouf

Lunch at Ixsir: Calm and Good Wine!

International Cuisine | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

February 25, 2019

International Cuisine

Lunch at Ixsir: Calm and Good Wine!

Handled by Nicolas Audi, Ixsir welcomes you for lunch, especially on a Sunday. Drive up to Basbina, enjoy the beautiful scenery, sip a glass of wine, walk around the trees and taste Nicolas…

February 25, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

It's definitely the welcoming, the happiness and positive vibes... followed by a bite, one single bite and you will fall in love. Abou Daoud is a homey and traditional Lebanese bakery…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Spending Sunday with Your Kids: Some Ideas to Have Breakfast, Lunch or Brunch

Hotels | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2019

Hotels

Spending Sunday with Your Kids: Some Ideas to Have Breakfast, Lunch or Brunch

While my kids grow older searching for places to take them has been a primordial thing every weekend. Where do we take them? What activities are there? Are they good enough? Are they kids…

January 06, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood Mezze in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 18, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood Mezze in Jounieh

Considered to be one of the high-end Lebanese restaurants in Lebanon and winner of the best restaurant in the Middle East, Al Sultan Brahim has been preserving the taste of our local heritage for…

November 18, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

Sunday Buffet at Le Bristol: My Kids and I Enjoy it so Much

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 04, 2018

International Cuisine

Sunday Buffet at Le Bristol: My Kids and I Enjoy it so Much

Every Sunday, Hotel Le Bristol Beirut opens for lunch, a buffet, families will enjoy. Open from 1 pm; the generous buffet proposes a wide selection of local and international choices prepared by the…

November 04, 2018 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

AirBnB: Heima Homes Puerta del Sol - Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid. A Family Home

Hotels | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

October 13, 2018

Hotels

AirBnB: Heima Homes Puerta del Sol - Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid. A Family Home

The Prado Heima Home is in a privileged location, right next to Plaza de Santa Ana in the very heart of Barrio de las Letras and 500 meters away from the Prado Museum and Puerta del Sol.…

October 13, 2018 | Travel & Tourism | Madrid

Cafeteria on the Roof: The Restaurant at Corte Ingles Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 17, 2018

International Cuisine

Cafeteria on the Roof: The Restaurant at Corte Ingles Madrid

Nestled on the seventh floor at the famous Corte Ingles in the heart of Madrid, the restaurant is visited by the locals and tourists alike. Older people mostly, come here for the service, the food,…

September 17, 2018 | Restaurants | Madrid

Settler’s: A Family Diner Since 1985

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Settler’s: A Family Diner Since 1985

Located in downtown Batavia, NY, Settler's is conveniently situated midway between Rochester and Buffalo in the center of Western New York. Settler's is a family owned restaurant and has been…

August 19, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Al Ferdaws Ehden: Kebbeh b Chahme and Jebneh Darfiyeh

Restaurants | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 05, 2018

Restaurants

Al Ferdaws Ehden: Kebbeh b Chahme and Jebneh Darfiyeh

The restaurant of my childhood, the famous Al Ferdaws, is “the restaurant” to visit in Ehden for great “Kebbeh b Sha7me”, “Jebneh Darfiyyeh” and beyond. With a…

August 05, 2018 | Reviews | North Lebanon

Byblos Veronica: A Family Restaurant Serving Delicious Homey Food

International Cuisine | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2018

International Cuisine

Byblos Veronica: A Family Restaurant Serving Delicious Homey Food

It’s the story of a family, the story of Veronica and her sons. It’s a family affair celebrating happiness on a daily basis and serving great food prepared with a load of love and much…

February 18, 2018 | Recommended | Jbeil

Brunch at The Movenpick Beirut is a Great Family Choice

Hotels | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 18, 2018

Hotels

Brunch at The Movenpick Beirut is a Great Family Choice

Every Sunday, head to the Movenpick Beirut and indulge in one of the country’s richest lunch buffets. Divided into nine sections, it’s created to satisfy all cravings. Accompanied by my…

January 18, 2018 | Restaurants | Beirut

Our Family's Annual Christmas Feasts

Reviews | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 25, 2017

Reviews

Our Family's Annual Christmas Feasts

It has been a tradition to write about our family annual Christmas dinner spent at my in-laws. My mother-in-law has been enchanting our lives with her fantastic cooking ideas, and this festive dinner…

December 25, 2017 | Lebanon

Chateau Kefraya: An Escape in West Bekaa

International Cuisine | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 12, 2017

International Cuisine

Chateau Kefraya: An Escape in West Bekaa

The West Bekaa region has a rich cultural heritage and history. On your way from the Shouf region to Kefraya, don’t miss Al Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve and the 19th century Beit-Eddine Palace,…

November 12, 2017 | Restaurants | Bekaa

Lunch with the Kids at Casper ABC Dbayeh

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 11, 2017

International Cuisine

Lunch with the Kids at Casper ABC Dbayeh

I never imagined that one day I could actually be enjoying lunch with three kids in the heart of a mall on a busy Sunday. Arrive early, secure a table and have yourself guided through the experience.…

November 11, 2017 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Marriott Village d'Île de France: A Great Place for You and Your Kids

Hotels | Paris France Europe

France

September 29, 2017

Hotels

Marriott Village d'Île de France: A Great Place for You and Your Kids

When I planed to travel for a week with my kids, I couldn’t but think of Disneyland. When Disneyland in Paris is the closest of all parks and last year’s experience at The Marriott…

September 29, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

Disney Village Paris: Food and Entertainment in Disneyland

Travel & Tourism | Paris France Europe

France

September 25, 2017

Travel & Tourism

Disney Village Paris: Food and Entertainment in Disneyland

With a free entrance, come spend memorable time with your kids at Disney Village where a handful of restaurants, a panoramic air balloon and live entertainment await. Visiting Disneyland or not,…

September 25, 2017 | Paris

Digesting the Family Dinner Dynamic

Spotted Stories

August 26, 2017

Spotted Stories

Digesting the Family Dinner Dynamic

The ritual of eating together as a family has always been at risk from one thing or another. It’s not just smartphones and television that have been disrupting our meals together recently, our…

August 26, 2017

Lunch at Paradisos, Poros Island, Greece

Greek Food | Greece Europe

Europe

August 23, 2017

Greek Food

Lunch at Paradisos, Poros Island, Greece

One of the best experiences I had in Greece, a filling homey lunch yet very interesting. Located on the hills of Poros, Paradisos is a simple family owned restaurant, handled by the lady of the house…

August 23, 2017 | Grill & BBQ | Greece

Halloween Food Safety Tips for Parents

News

October 30, 2016

News

Halloween Food Safety Tips for Parents

Even though it’s not an official holiday, Halloween is much beloved by children and adults alike. What could be more fun than trick-or-treating, apple bobbing, or costume parties? To make sure…

October 30, 2016

Cherishing the Holly Month of Ramadan

News

June 18, 2016

News

Cherishing the Holly Month of Ramadan

We're half way through Ramadan and we're cherishing every moment of it...  This holly month is a great time for family, traditions, giving, sharing... make everyday count, set a date with your…

June 18, 2016

Visit Tripoli Like a Foodie: Live Love Tripoli!

News | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 09, 2016

News

Visit Tripoli Like a Foodie: Live Love Tripoli!

Driven by our love of Lebanon and her hidden corners, and inspired by NGNO, The Foodie’s Trail is a range of special tours around the country. Unlike anything on the market these tours allow…

May 09, 2016 | Travel & Tourism | Tripoli

Souk el Akel: A Family Event in Jamhour!

Events

April 18, 2016

Events

Souk el Akel: A Family Event in Jamhour!

We heard you've been waiting for us.. Well we're back !! Join us on the 24th of April In College Notre Dame de Jamhour for the 2nd edition of the Melanie Freiha Rugby Touch Tournament. This year's…

April 18, 2016 | Souk el Akel

The Legendary Sunday Buffet at Le Bristol Hotel

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 24, 2015

International Cuisine

The Legendary Sunday Buffet at Le Bristol Hotel

It's a place my parents used to tell me about, it's a majestic landmark in the heart of Beirut, it's aplace where big balls were hosted, where presidents used to meet, where Lebanon's history could…

November 24, 2015 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

La Vie en Rose: Sunday Lunch with the Family

Grill & BBQ | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 13, 2015

Grill & BBQ

La Vie en Rose: Sunday Lunch with the Family

Today, we were invited to a place called La Vie en Rose for lunch. I thought at first it was a wedding venue, but it seems they organize buffet lunches on Sundays. "O Bois" or "La Vie en Rose",…

September 13, 2015 | International Cuisine | Metn

Make it a Grand Day... Happy Grandparents Day

News

September 13, 2015

News

Make it a Grand Day... Happy Grandparents Day

Today is a super special day... It's Grandparents Day... so try to make it a grand one... Let's show our teta and jedo our appreciation for all they have done and given us... not to mention the…

September 13, 2015

Lunch at Beit Misk: Meet the Neighbors

International Cuisine | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 01, 2015

International Cuisine

Lunch at Beit Misk: Meet the Neighbors

Beit Misk was special this summer as it encouraged everyone to meet their neighbors through a weekly lunch get together at the Club House. Music played in the background of a beautiful garden set…

August 01, 2015 | Restaurants | Metn

Happy Eid Fitr Everyone... Wishing Peace to the World

News

July 28, 2014

News

Happy Eid Fitr Everyone... Wishing Peace to the World

Wishing all of my friends, readers and followers all the best on this special day. Enjoy Eid Fitr with your family and make sure to tell us what you're eating... and remember always share...

July 28, 2014 | Popular

Dad Creates Educational Pancakes For His Kids

Spotted Stories

May 14, 2014

Spotted Stories

Dad Creates Educational Pancakes For His Kids

Nathan Shields, a talented illustrator and math teacher currently living as a stay-at-home dad in Saipan, will teach you just how awesome it can be to play with your food. He uses his expert…

May 14, 2014

Hotel Banyan Tree, Al Wadi: Luxury at its Finest

Hotels | Ras al-Khaimah UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

April 14, 2014

Hotels

Hotel Banyan Tree, Al Wadi: Luxury at its Finest

A long day out in the desert majestically ended with a close encounter with luxury that can only be offered at Banyan Tree Al Wadi Hotel - one of the finest resorts I've visited to date. This hotel…

April 14, 2014 | Recommended | Ras al-Khaimah

World Food Day 2013: Things You Can Do to Help

News

October 16, 2013

News

World Food Day 2013: Things You Can Do to Help

  Here are some ideas:   Host a World Food Day meal Join the social media campaign Organize a food packaging event Activate your campus Walk to end…

October 16, 2013

2013: Celebrate Easter Lunch with the Family

Popular

March 27, 2013

Popular

2013: Celebrate Easter Lunch with the Family

Surely you and your family are now thinking and contemplating where to book for lunch on Easter Day. It's always a dilemma. Isn’t it? Where can we go? Is there a place for the kids to play? Is…

March 27, 2013 | Top 10 List

Renoma Café Gallery Creative Space

Spotted Stories

July 21, 2012

Spotted Stories

Renoma Café Gallery Creative Space

Renoma Café Gallery, a Parisian restaurant located in the heart of the Golden Triangle. Not only is The Renoma Café Gallery a restaurant, it is also a hub of social activity, part…

July 21, 2012

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