HAMAT: The Green Valley, The Sea View and Lady of Nourieh (Watch the Video)

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

November 21, 2019

Mechwar Videos

HAMAT: The Green Valley, The Sea View and Lady of Nourieh (Watch the Video)

Hamat is a village in Lebanon. It is located 287 meters atop the historic cape of Theoprosopon. It is home to the historic shrine and monastery of Our Lady of Nourieh. The village is also home to…

November 21, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | Batroun

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

Touring Lebanon with Luke and Sabrina: Day 2 of 3 in Tripoli

Mechwar Videos | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 02, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Touring Lebanon with Luke and Sabrina: Day 2 of 3 in Tripoli

AMAZING Lebanese Street Food in TRIPOLI, Lebanon with NoGarlicNoOnions Lebanon Street Food (Beirut) We are so excited to be bringing you the BEST street food in TRIPOLI, an ancient city in the…

September 02, 2019 | Popular | Tripoli

The VIllage of Thoum: Authentic and Festive, Gate to North Lebanon

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

July 27, 2019

Mechwar Videos

The VIllage of Thoum: Authentic and Festive, Gate to North Lebanon

Thoum: The first coastal village we enter from the southern part of North Lebanon Department via the area known as “Al-Madfoun”. It is 5 km distant from Batroun City. It stretched from…

July 27, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | Batroun

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Fish & Seafood | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Fish & Seafood

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Nestled on Batroun’s seashore, San Stephano beach resort is known locally for its private, sandy beach, outdoor wedding venue and its fish restaurant, which offers a wide selection of freshly…

May 15, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

The Last Snow of the Season Up North Lebanon: Visiting my Heroes

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Mechwar Videos

The Last Snow of the Season Up North Lebanon: Visiting my Heroes

Lebanon through the eyes of a passionate and curious foodie! Mechwar is a popular television segment on MTV Lebanon, Mechwar takes the form of a 20-minute show that takes viewers across…

May 15, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | North Lebanon

Lounge 36: Good Food and Pleasant Vibes in Kousba

International Cuisine | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 09, 2019

International Cuisine

Lounge 36: Good Food and Pleasant Vibes in Kousba

The first time I visited Lounge 36, I was taken by a storm; Charly walked in, offered me a cigar and a handful of food choices... I ended up forgetting to write a review. I loved the experience;…

May 09, 2019 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Y the Chocolate: Now Open in Anfeh

Chocolate | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Chocolate

Y the Chocolate: Now Open in Anfeh

Endless choices and chocolate creations made especially for you: Y the Chocolate is the latest trendy chocolatier to open in Anfeh. I fell in love with their chocolates from the first…

March 26, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | North Lebanon

Mechwar to The Cedars of God: Winter Adventure and Discoveries

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Mechwar to The Cedars of God: Winter Adventure and Discoveries

The Cedars of God (Arabic: أرز الربّ‎ Arz ar-Rabb "Cedars of the Lord") is one of the last vestiges of the extensive forests of the Lebanon cedar, that once thrived across Mount Lebanon in…

March 24, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | North Lebanon

Walking Batroun With the Girl Scouts

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 22, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Walking Batroun With the Girl Scouts

A coastal Lebanese city, located 50 km north of the capital Beirut, and 29 km south of Tripoli, Batroun is the official center of its caza with a population of around 20,000. Due to its distinguished…

March 22, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | Batroun

Villa Paradiso Hotel Batroun: I Love it Here!

Hotels | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 14, 2019

Hotels

Villa Paradiso Hotel Batroun: I Love it Here!

Whether you're in the mood for eggs, manakish, dairy, homemade jams or a fruit parfait, at Villa Paradiso you start your day off right with a delicious breakfast made with fresh and organic…

March 14, 2019 | Travel & Tourism | Batroun

Nabu Museum, El Heri

Travel & Tourism | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism

Nabu Museum, El Heri

Situated on the coast of the Mediterranean, at the village of El-Heri, in Ras Al Shaqa’, in the North of Lebanon stands the Nabu Museum. Named after the Mesopotamian patron god of literacy, the…

March 13, 2019 | North Lebanon

Pizza Charbel Touma; Homemade With Love in Hasroun

Pizza | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Pizza

Pizza Charbel Touma; Homemade With Love in Hasroun

Charbel used to have a container on Hasroun's main road and now moved to the first floor of an old house. Imagine a pizza that's 50 centimeters in diameter. A pizza dough that's cooked on both…

March 03, 2019 | Popular | North Lebanon

Le Cedrus Hotel: An Enjoyable Stay and Good Food up in the Cedars

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 25, 2019

Hotels

Le Cedrus Hotel: An Enjoyable Stay and Good Food up in the Cedars

It’s my second time at Le Cedrus, enjoying it more and more every visit. After visiting in August during the summer season, I’m back to discover the Cedars during wintertime. Up in…

February 25, 2019 | Reviews | North Lebanon

Gerge el Dayaa: A Memorable Seafood Experience in Anfeh. A Must Try!

Fish & Seafood | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 06, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Gerge el Dayaa: A Memorable Seafood Experience in Anfeh. A Must Try!

Gerge el Dayaa is a seafood restaurant up by the shore in Anfeh. The old blue house with its glass facade is located by the salt factory, next to Marina del Sol on the seaside road. Georges, his wife…

February 06, 2019 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Long Live Tripoli: The Ancient City of a Million Wonders

Mechwar Videos | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 13, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Long Live Tripoli: The Ancient City of a Million Wonders

Tripoli (Trablos), 85 kilometers north of Beirut, has a special character all its own. Thanks to its historical wealth, relaxed lifestyle and thriving business climate, this is a city where…

January 13, 2019 | News | Tripoli

Dede Gourmet Bakery Kousba: Where Passion is Translated into Breakfast

Bread & Bakeries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 25, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Dede Gourmet Bakery Kousba: Where Passion is Translated into Breakfast

She welcomes, she greets, asks for the order and makes sure it’s prepared with love. Every tomato is washed, every cucumber is carefully cut... zaatar is spread, and cheese is layered…

December 25, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon

White Cedar Hotel, Al Arz

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 05, 2018

Hotels

White Cedar Hotel, Al Arz

Located in the village of Becharry, White Cedar Hotel and Resort features a panoramic view over the Cedars Forest and Valley. It offers a breakfast buffet every morning, ski equipment for rent and a…

December 05, 2018 | Travel & Tourism | North Lebanon

Fifties’ Diner: American Style Restaurant in Tripoli 

American | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

November 04, 2018

American

Fifties’ Diner: American Style Restaurant in Tripoli 

Fifties’ is your traditional American diner in the heart of Tripoli. I’ve been here in 2014 and now back, to check on the updates. The place feels like the diners of USA Route 66.…

November 04, 2018 | Burgers | Tripoli

Mhanna Sur Mer is Excellent! One of My Favorite Lebanese Fish Restaurants

Fish & Seafood | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 04, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Mhanna Sur Mer is Excellent! One of My Favorite Lebanese Fish Restaurants

Mhanna Sur Mer is one of my favorite Lebanese/Seafood restaurants for as long as I can remember. It has been an address I head down to year after year to enjoy some good and tasty local cuisine by…

November 04, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon

Gerge El Dayaa: Simple, Tasty and Affordable Seafood

Fish & Seafood | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 24, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Gerge El Dayaa: Simple, Tasty and Affordable Seafood

I love it here, more and more every time. Simple and unpretentious, the seafood place owned by Gerge and his family serves premium quality seafood brought from the port on a daily basis. I…

August 24, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Nowhere Beach: Now Open in El Here, North Lebanon

News | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 29, 2018

News

Nowhere Beach: Now Open in El Here, North Lebanon

Escape from your daily hustle and bustle and go nowhere: Nowhere, a beautiful paradise in El Heri, north Lebanon is now open and welcomes you every day from 10 am until 8 pm.  Have a…

July 29, 2018 | Popular | North Lebanon

Angela: A Mouthwatering Croissant Worth Visiting Zgharta For

Bread & Bakeries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Angela: A Mouthwatering Croissant Worth Visiting Zgharta For

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. Every morning the bakery opens at 5 am selling…

June 03, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Souk el Akel Celebrates Easter in Ehden

Events

April 03, 2018

Events

Souk el Akel Celebrates Easter in Ehden

Easter in Ehden! Head up to Ehden, for a weekend of celebrations: Spreading happiness and sharing delicious food ideas. See you at Souk el Akel.

April 03, 2018 | Souk el Akel

Edenberg: One Hell of a Burger up in Zgharta, a Beautiful Diner

American | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 22, 2018

American

Edenberg: One Hell of a Burger up in Zgharta, a Beautiful Diner

When you reach the sign “I love Zgharta,” it’s where “Edenberg” is. “Eden” for Ehden, the village and “Berg” for burger. Edenberg is one of the…

February 22, 2018 | Burgers | North Lebanon

My Favorite Falafel are Found in Kousba: Robert Sadat

Recommended | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 07, 2018

Recommended

My Favorite Falafel are Found in Kousba: Robert Sadat

A unique handmade bread from the village, no garlic and no onions, the falafel at Robert Sadat is light and straightforward yet fulfilling. Yes, no garlic and no onions; have a sandwich and…

January 07, 2018 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

This is Akkar!

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 24, 2017

Mechwar Videos

This is Akkar!

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…

December 24, 2017 | Travel & Tourism | North Lebanon

Visit Akkar; The Most Beautiful Sceneries in Lebanon

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 24, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Visit Akkar; The Most Beautiful Sceneries in 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…

December 24, 2017 | Popular | North Lebanon

Black Horse: A Ranch and Restaurant in Amioun

Restaurants | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 21, 2017

Restaurants

Black Horse: A Ranch and Restaurant in Amioun

Black Horse started as a private ranch in the wide quiet valley of Amioun, and soon, it was turned into an amazing spot to visit. Black Horse restaurant is owned and managed by Joseph Ojeimi.…

December 21, 2017 | North Lebanon

Jessy Juice Amioun

Desserts & Sweets | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 21, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Jessy Juice Amioun

Juices, waffles, crepes and ice cream, Jessy Juice is a dessert specialist now open in Amioun. From Batroun, where they perfected the art of Lemonade, the brand has expanded beyond the borders…

December 21, 2017 | Reviews | North Lebanon

Syr Palace Hotel: A Preserved Heritage in Danniyeh

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 07, 2017

Hotels

Syr Palace Hotel: A Preserved Heritage in Danniyeh

Spending a long day in Danniyeh, I passed by Syr Palace, an old preserved hotel built in the nineteen thirties. Up the winding roads that lead to the foothills of Mount Lebanon and overlook the…

September 07, 2017 | Travel & Tourism | North Lebanon

A Different Beach Experience: Colonel "Reef" is Now Open

News | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

August 21, 2017

News

A Different Beach Experience: Colonel "Reef" is Now Open

Located on Batroun's beautiful waterfront, "Colonel Reef" is Colonel's Beer newest baby. After three years of beer brewing, music, events, barbecue and camping, Colonel has taken the craft beer…

August 21, 2017 | Batroun

Mechwar to The Beach City of Anfeh

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 19, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Mechwar to The Beach City of Anfeh

Enfeh(Arabic: انفه) or Anfeh, is a town in the Koura district of the North Governorate of Lebanon. Enfeh borders the villages…

August 19, 2017 | Travel & Tourism | North Lebanon

Memorize: A Terrace and Restaurant in Anfeh

International Cuisine | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 15, 2017

International Cuisine

Memorize: A Terrace and Restaurant in Anfeh

Located on the second floor of an old house in Anfeh, Memorize serves guests with a selection of international and Lebanese dishes. Lebanese music plays in the background giving atmosphere through to…

June 15, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon

Gerge el Dayaa: Fish and Seafood Prepared with Love

Fish & Seafood | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 14, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Gerge el Dayaa: Fish and Seafood Prepared with Love

Gerge el Dayaa is a seafood restaurant up by the shore in Anfeh. The old blue house with its glass facade is located by the salt factory, next to Marina del Sol on the seaside road. Georges, his wife…

June 14, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon

Gestures From the Heart: A Meal from the Heart for a Forgotten Generation!

Spotted Stories | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 01, 2017

Spotted Stories

Gestures From the Heart: A Meal from the Heart for a Forgotten Generation!

Today is a special day in my life and surely for the 45 deprived elder people waiting to enjoy a hot meal generously offered by my friend Paola, founder of Gestures from the Heart…

June 01, 2017 | North Lebanon

The Fabulous Mist… Your Escape to Ehden

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 07, 2017

Hotels

The Fabulous Mist… Your Escape to Ehden

A reception glowing from all sides, a wide lobby decorated with stripes of wood, colorful paintings and large spaces for relaxation and socializing... welcome to the Mist, one of Lebanon's most…

May 07, 2017 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Scooter & Bean: A Coffee Haven in Chekka

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 11, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Scooter & Bean: A Coffee Haven in Chekka

Yes in Chekka! Chekka has a new coffee shop, Scooter & Bean, a real coffee shop like the ones you see in the famous capitals of the world, classier than Starbucks's with offerings at half the…

April 11, 2017 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

Souk el Akel: Balamand Spring Festival 2017

Events

March 24, 2017

Events

Souk el Akel: Balamand Spring Festival 2017

Rocking the north with an unforgettable event, join us at Balamand Koura Campus for a day of unforgettable fun...

March 24, 2017 | News

"Souk el Akel" On Snow: Tannourine Summit Rush, Winter Edition

Events

February 23, 2017

Events

"Souk el Akel" On Snow: Tannourine Summit Rush, Winter Edition

Come experience the first Souk el Akel on Snow, a unique event never happened before in Lebanon. Souk el Akel On Snow: Summit Rush Winter Edition, Tannourine. Where:…

February 23, 2017 | Souk el Akel

Furn Emm Salim: Anfeh's Supreme Traditional Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Furn Emm Salim: Anfeh's Supreme Traditional Breakfast

My latest discovery is a must try! Emm Salim’s bakery is one of the many places that have made Anfeh famous. Located in the old souk, the famous "Tahet el Rih" resort and surely the Phoenician…

February 14, 2017 | Manakish | North Lebanon

Chekka, Anfeh, Koura, Amioun, Kousba... Beautiful Cities After the Tunnel

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 07, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Chekka, Anfeh, Koura, Amioun, Kousba... Beautiful Cities After the Tunnel

A handful of discoveries... Koura District (Arabic: الكورة‎‎, from Greek: χώρα, "country") is a district in the North…

February 07, 2017 | Travel & Tourism | North Lebanon

Souk el Akel: Chekka 2016

Souk el Akel

August 13, 2016

Souk el Akel

Souk el Akel: Chekka 2016

And our tour continues around Lebanon... This weekend we're spending some fun and delicious time by the beach in Chekka. We're on our first day and so far over 4000 people have flocked into this…

August 13, 2016

Souk el Akel: Tannourine Summit Rush 2016

Events

August 02, 2016

Events

Souk el Akel: Tannourine Summit Rush 2016

On top of beautiful Tanourine peak, come camp under the starry skies and enjoy a long weekend surrounded by the great outdoors. Get absorbed into Lebanon’s breathtaking nature and enjoy an…

August 02, 2016 | Souk el Akel

Lonely Planet: Lebanon is a Dreamy Costline...

News

June 25, 2016

News

Lonely Planet: Lebanon is a Dreamy Costline...

Lebanon on Lonely Planet! As contradictory and challenging as it is charming, this diminutive Mediterranean nation stands with one bejewelled slipper in the Arab world and one Manolo Blahnik planted…

June 25, 2016 | Travel & Tourism

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

Tripoli: The Foodie’s Trail - Book Your Tour Today

News | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

February 24, 2016

News

Tripoli: The Foodie’s Trail - Book Your Tour Today

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…

February 24, 2016 | Popular | Tripoli

Mechwar: Jbeil, Becharre, The Cedars, Hasroun, Kadisha, Batroun

Mechwar Videos

February 23, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Mechwar: Jbeil, Becharre, The Cedars, Hasroun, Kadisha, Batroun

Mountains of the north before the storm...

February 23, 2016 | Travel & Tourism

Mechwar Videos

Visit Batroun

A coastal Lebanese city, located 50 km north of the capital Beirut, and 29 km south of Tripoli, Batroun is the official center of its caza with a population of around 20,000.Due to its distinguished…

August 27, 2015 | Travel & Tourism | Batroun

Batroun Festival: Beer, Wine and Seafood Night

News

August 09, 2015

News

Batroun Festival: Beer, Wine and Seafood Night

Batroun | 15th of August | The Old Souk Batroun International Festival presents the Wine, Beer and Sea Food night, a festive celebration of the city’s most valuable treasures, the…

August 09, 2015

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