"La Licorne" Makes it to My Office: 7 Months of Hard Work

News

March 26, 2019

News

"La Licorne" Makes it to My Office: 7 Months of Hard Work

Created in El Mina, Tripoli, La Licorne in the hard work of thirty years old, Lebanese architect Ghassan Bakri. La Licorne (Unicorn), a replica of the ship from the Belgian comic Tintin,…

March 26, 2019

Beit El Fann: Al Azm Cultural Center, El Mina Tripoli

Travel | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 13, 2019

Travel

Beit El Fann: Al Azm Cultural Center, El Mina Tripoli

AL AZM Cultural Center, Beit El Fann,  is a cultural center located in the heart of El Mina in north Lebanon. One of the only venues of its kind in the area. The cultural center was granted the…

March 13, 2019 | Tripoli

Burger Square: A Tasty Street Food Burger in Tripoli

Burgers | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 06, 2019

Burgers

Burger Square: A Tasty Street Food Burger in Tripoli

There’s a burger shop in Tripoli and it’s called Burger Square. One door shop, no music, simple decor, and an open kitchen, the fast-casual eatery sells a selection of burgers, hotdogs,…

March 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Tripoli

Warche 13: A Cultural Cafe in El Mina Tripoli, Inviting For Exchange of Ideas

News | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

March 06, 2019

News

Warche 13: A Cultural Cafe in El Mina Tripoli, Inviting For Exchange of Ideas

Tripoli is a city teeming with a strong Lebanese heritage and traditional Middle Eastern culture. Though it is best known for its richness in the old tradition, new concepts are quickly making…

March 06, 2019 | Tripoli

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

Traditional and Authentic: A Tasty Breakfast at Akra, Tripoli

Breakfast & Coffee | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

December 31, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Traditional and Authentic: A Tasty Breakfast at Akra, Tripoli

In the heart of the old souk, a few meters away from the clock, Akra is a wonderful place and I'm happy we came here. Foul, hommos madkouk, foul bi thini, hommos lahme, malizia and fatteh, everything…

December 31, 2018 | Tripoli

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

El Mina Tripoli; Traditional, Authentic and Vibrant

Mechwar Videos | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 01, 2018

Mechwar Videos

El Mina Tripoli; Traditional, Authentic and Vibrant

El-Mina, is a coastal independent town in Tripoli Northern Lebanon. El-Mina occupies the location of the old Phoenician city of Tripoli. It acts as the harbor city for modern neighboring Tripoli,…

April 01, 2018 | Popular | Tripoli

Tik Tak Abou Rami: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Positive Vibes in El Mina, Tripoli

Breakfast & Coffee | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 29, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Tik Tak Abou Rami: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Positive Vibes in El Mina, Tripoli

I was recently indulging in an early morning tour around the tight streets of Tripoli and Mina. Foul and hummus is a daily ritual for all of us, and some of its cooked well, other times it's not.…

January 29, 2018 | Recommended | Tripoli

Mike’s Pub: Happy Moments with Friends at El Mina, Tripoli

Restaurants | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 28, 2018

Restaurants

Mike’s Pub: Happy Moments with Friends at El Mina, Tripoli

At the end of Mino, Al Mina’s nightlife hub, Mike’s Pub welcomes you for a drink with sweet music and a movie, enjoying the hidden side of this beautiful city. At Mike’s…

January 28, 2018 | Reviews | Tripoli

Via Mina Hotel: Luxury and Style in the Heart of North Lebanon

Hotels | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 28, 2018

Hotels

Via Mina Hotel: Luxury and Style in the Heart of North Lebanon

Luxurious up to the standard of the Relais & Chateaux chain, classy precisely as you expect a five stars hotel to be, “Via Mina,” located in the vibrant quarters of Mina Tripoli is…

January 28, 2018 | Recommended | Tripoli

Rawand: An Architectural Masterpiece Opens in Tripoli

International Cuisine | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

December 20, 2017

International Cuisine

Rawand: An Architectural Masterpiece Opens in Tripoli

I felt transported the minute I walked in! A marvelous place, a huge structure, hundreds of thousands of dollars invested in creating an architectural masterpiece. Rawand is not something I was…

December 20, 2017 | Restaurants | Tripoli

Rassif Cafe and Restaurant, Tripoli

International Cuisine | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

September 12, 2017

International Cuisine

Rassif Cafe and Restaurant, Tripoli

Owned by the same people as Rassif Mina, this restaurant is quickly gaining momentum in Tripoli as the place for morning coffee and a healthy meal. It opens at 7 a.m. for early risers and students,…

September 12, 2017 | Restaurants | Tripoli

Restaurant 46: Iftar in Tripoli

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 22, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Restaurant 46: Iftar in Tripoli

Open in 1946, "46" is a famous place nestled on El Mina's sea road facing the beautiful Mediterranean. A casual restaurant serving international and Italian cuisine, it offers something complementary…

June 22, 2017 | Restaurants | Tripoli

Changing the World's View... Uniting Lebanon... From Tripoli!

Events | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 15, 2017

Events

Changing the World's View... Uniting Lebanon... From Tripoli!

We're halfway through Lebanon's most challenging and exciting event: Souk el Akel, Ramadan Edition, at KHAN EL ASKAR. Pounding with colors, life and happiness, Souk el Akel, Ramadan Edition, at KHAN…

June 15, 2017 | News | Tripoli

The Beautiful "Khan el Askar" in Colors

News | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 12, 2017

News

The Beautiful "Khan el Askar" in Colors

Khan al Askar, Caravanserai of Soldiers, also known as Khan al Asra, Caravanserai of Hostages and Khan al Hareer, Caravanserai of Silk, was built in Tripoli in the 13th Century to serve as a garrison…

June 12, 2017 | Tripoli

Are You Ready Lebanon? Celebrate Life and Happiness in Tripoli!

Events | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 09, 2017

Events

Are You Ready Lebanon? Celebrate Life and Happiness in Tripoli!

This season, celebrate with Souk el Akel 10 unforgettable nights in Tripoli. It's your chance to discover the beautiful old souks of Tripoli, Lebanon's second biggest city.…

June 09, 2017 | News | Tripoli

10 Days of Entertainment and Festivities: Celebrate Ramadan in Tripoli

Events | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 06, 2017

Events

10 Days of Entertainment and Festivities: Celebrate Ramadan in Tripoli

Program of events from the 9th until the 18th of June. This season, celebrate with Souk el Akel 10 unforgettable nights in Tripoli. It's your chance to discover the beautiful…

June 06, 2017 | News | Tripoli

This Year, Ramadan is Different: You are Going to Tripoli!

Events | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 05, 2017

Events

This Year, Ramadan is Different: You are Going to Tripoli!

This season, celebrate with Souk el Akel 10 unforgettable nights in Tripoli. It's your chance to discover the old souks, the beautiful souks of Tripoli, Lebanon;s second biggest city.…

June 05, 2017 | News | Tripoli

Discover Tripoli's Old Souks and Live the Ramadan Spirit

Events | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 01, 2017

Events

Discover Tripoli's Old Souks and Live the Ramadan Spirit

This season, celebrate with Souk el Akel 10 unforgettable nights in Tripoli. It's your chance to discover the old souks, the beautiful souks of Tripoli, Lebanon;s second biggest city.…

June 01, 2017 | Popular | Tripoli

Celebrate Ramadan in Tripoli with Souk el Akel

News | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 30, 2017

News

Celebrate Ramadan in Tripoli with Souk el Akel

This season, celebrate with Souk el Akel 10 unforgettable nights in Tripoli. It's your chance to discover the old souks, the beautiful souks of Tripoli, Lebanon;s second biggest city.…

May 30, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Tripoli

There's One Address for Kashta Desserts: Tripoli

Desserts & Sweets | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

April 23, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

There's One Address for Kashta Desserts: Tripoli

Ashta has one address and that is Tripoli. One of my favorite places is Abdul Rahman Hallab. Despite the fact it's opening shops all around Lebanon, going all the way to the mother city to properly…

April 23, 2017 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Tripoli

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

Al Shater Hassan Palace: Good Service, But Not Great Food!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

December 24, 2016

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Shater Hassan Palace: Good Service, But Not Great Food!

Nestled on a hill in Rass Masqa, just outside Tripoli, is Al Shater Hassan, a restaurant many have been talking about for years. Al Shater Hassan is considered to be one of the North’s…

December 24, 2016 | Restaurants | Tripoli

Souk El Akel's Special Edition: Christmas In Tripoli

Events | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

December 17, 2016

Events

Souk El Akel's Special Edition: Christmas In Tripoli

Souk el Akel proudly comes to Tripoli, our Northern jewel. From December 15 to 22, Souk el Akel will be participating in the "End of Year Festivities" organized by "Indeed Better Together", a…

December 17, 2016 | News | Tripoli

Souk el Akel: We're in Tripoli for the Holidays

Events | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

December 13, 2016

Events

Souk el Akel: We're in Tripoli for the Holidays

Christmas 2016 in Lebanon is on fire... in literally every corner of the country.   After Souk el Akel's huge suceess in Naccach, join the end of the year festivities in Tripoli and have…

December 13, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Tripoli

Souk el Akel in Tripoli: Celebrating End-Of-Year Festivities

Events | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

December 04, 2016

Events

Souk el Akel in Tripoli: Celebrating End-Of-Year Festivities

Christmas 2016 in Lebanon is on fire... in literally every corner of the country. Join the end of the year festivities in Tripoli and have lots of fun, listen to music, dance to live concerts, ice…

December 04, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Tripoli

Create More Memories with Dad: NGNO's Ideas

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 19, 2016

News

Create More Memories with Dad: NGNO's Ideas

Father's Day is on June 21, but how about you plan some fun things to do with your dad this whole coming week... If you both enjoy a good bite let's take you on a food tour to enjoy - no dieting is…

June 19, 2016 | Popular | Lebanon

Long Live Tripoli: NoGarlicNoOnions Food Trail

Mechwar Videos | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 29, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Long Live Tripoli: NoGarlicNoOnions Food Trail

This morning like every weekend for the last two months, we go to Tripoli; this tour is special because we are joined by a journalist from Reuters. The Foodie's trail, an initiative by…

May 29, 2016 | Travel | Tripoli

عشاق الطعام يتذوقون أطباقا تقليدية في جولة بطرابلس لبنان

News | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 16, 2016

News

عشاق الطعام يتذوقون أطباقا تقليدية في جولة بطرابلس لبنان

NoGarlicNoOnions foodie's trail makes it on the international news. Join the movement! Akhbar Al An News: Al Arabiya News:

May 16, 2016 | Press | Tripoli

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 | Tripoli

Malak el Abawat: Fawaregh and Kroush in Tripoli

Street Food | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 09, 2016

Street Food

Malak el Abawat: Fawaregh and Kroush in Tripoli

Newly opened in Tripoli, Malak el Abawat is a small restaurant that sells freshly prepared Fawaregh, Kroush, Rass Nifa, Nkha3 and Kabawat, hence the name Abwat that means intestines and the…

May 09, 2016 | Tripoli

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

Touring Tripoli's Old Souk: Discover the Wonders of North Lebanon

Mechwar Videos | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

February 23, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Touring Tripoli's Old Souk: Discover the Wonders of North Lebanon

Follow my steps for a day, touring Tripoli's old Souk. 08:00 Coffee 08:05 Kharnoub Drinks 08:10 Akra 08:35 Haddad 08:45 Dabbousi Moghrabiyeh sandwich 09:05 Hammam el…

February 23, 2016 | Travel | Tripoli

Al Sayad: Tripoli's Famous Fish Sandwiches

Fish & Seafood | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

August 03, 2015

Fish & Seafood

Al Sayad: Tripoli's Famous Fish Sandwiches

Half a century old, Al Sayad sits a few meters after the Groupy roundabout in Al Mina, Tripoli. Come meet Ayoub Nakhle, the owner, who welcomes you to his little heaven. Fresh grilled fish, spicy…

August 03, 2015 | Sandwiches | Tripoli

Abou Rabih: A Non Touristic Breakfast Place in Tripoli

Breakfast & Coffee | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

July 17, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Rabih: A Non Touristic Breakfast Place in Tripoli

Hidden inside the streets of Zahriyyeh, Tripoli is a place called Abou Rabih. Far from tourists’ eyes, Abou Rabih sells his old style preparations for the accustomed clientele. Al Zahrieyh…

July 17, 2015 | Street Food | Tripoli

Tripoli: The City of Wonders

Mechwar Videos | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

July 12, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Tripoli: The City of Wonders

The day I fell in love with a city, two videos will make you reconsider some of your thoughts... #LiveLoveTripoli, #LiveLoveLebanon TRIPOLI Day 1 TRIPOLI Day 2

July 12, 2015 | Travel | Tripoli

TicTac Abou Rami: Al Mina's Favorite Foul

Breakfast & Coffee | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 25, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

TicTac Abou Rami: Al Mina's Favorite Foul

I was recently indulging in an early morning tour around the tight streets of Tripoli and Mina. Foul and hummus is a daily ritual for all of us, and some of its cooked well, other times it's not.…

June 25, 2015 | Recommended | Tripoli

Sa7Se7: The Address for a Get Together in Tripoli

International Cuisine | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 20, 2015

International Cuisine

Sa7Se7: The Address for a Get Together in Tripoli

Sa7Se7, located in the heart of the Tripoli’s restaurants district is popular among people who enjoy some good American style food in an oriental touched space. Located on the right side of…

June 20, 2015 | Restaurants | Tripoli

Baytna Tripoli: Good Food, Great Sweets... An Interesting Place

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 20, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Baytna Tripoli: Good Food, Great Sweets... An Interesting Place

In Tripoli there is a street many come from Beirut to visit, a street called 32 or Damm w Farez. I've been here before to try Fifties Diner and now I was back to try a Lebanese restaurant…

June 20, 2015 | Recommended | Tripoli

Al Danoun, Tripoli: Serving Breakfast Since 1950

Breakfast & Coffee | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 18, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Al Danoun, Tripoli: Serving Breakfast Since 1950

Many say Al Danoun is the best in Tripoli. Opened in 1950 the place has been serving hungry Tripolitans ever since. Al Danoun sits next to the fortress facing Abou Ali River. Under the stone…

June 18, 2015 | Street Food | Tripoli

Happy Hummus Day: Travel Around Lebanon and Taste Some of the Finest Hummos

News

May 13, 2015

News

Happy Hummus Day: Travel Around Lebanon and Taste Some of the Finest Hummos

Happy Hummos Day NGNO'ers.. Hope you're enjoying one of Lebanon's favorite dishes today and everyday... May 13 marks this special day worldwide as this delicious dish gets international…

May 13, 2015 | Spotted Stories

My Latest Discovery: Taqa Endurance Snack Bars

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

February 02, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

My Latest Discovery: Taqa Endurance Snack Bars

In this review, I didn't just try the Taqa Bars but plunged into the details of their production, and believe me when I tell you how everything is clean, clear, healthy, natural and handmade. The…

February 02, 2015 | Lebanon

A Recommended Discovery: Bread Basket

Bread & Bakeries | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 28, 2015

Bread & Bakeries

A Recommended Discovery: Bread Basket

Eight AM, an early morning start in the Northern capital of country, a city I'm in love with. For a while, fate hasn't been allowing me to plan a trip there for an episode… but against all…

January 28, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli

All the Way to Tripoli for "Znoud el Set" from Abdelrahman Hallab

Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 23, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

All the Way to Tripoli for "Znoud el Set" from Abdelrahman Hallab

When I was a kid, I remember going all the way with my parents to Tripoli for Lebanese sweets, they used to say they were the best. Since then I’ve known that you can't visit or pass through…

January 23, 2015 | Tripoli

Nouh Al Haddad: The One and Only "Halawat el Shmeisseh"

Desserts & Sweets | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 16, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

Nouh Al Haddad: The One and Only "Halawat el Shmeisseh"

What a morning! I arrived to Tripoli unprepared and without any particular place to visit. One place after the other, I found myself discovering the oldest and finest the Northern capital has to…

June 16, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli

Dabboussy Moghrabieh Sandwiches: An Ancient Inspiration in Tripoli

Sandwiches | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 14, 2014

Sandwiches

Dabboussy Moghrabieh Sandwiches: An Ancient Inspiration in Tripoli

My latest discovery is something unique to the city of Tripoli. We all know moghrabieh, but did you ever imagine it as a street food and not just any street food, but as a sandwich? Yes, in the…

June 14, 2014 | Street Food | Tripoli

Al Zahra, Tripoli: Sweet Delights Since 1930

Desserts & Sweets | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 13, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

Al Zahra, Tripoli: Sweet Delights Since 1930

Breakfast at Akra led us to a quick discovery before lunch. We were informed that the finest ice cream spot is located a hundred meters down the street, so we started walking. Al Zahra, Zakaria…

June 13, 2014 | Street Food | Tripoli

Akra Tripoli: Enjoying Foul The Old Fashioned Way

Street Food | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 13, 2014

Street Food

Akra Tripoli: Enjoying Foul The Old Fashioned Way

Our Tripoli street tour started at Akra, a renowned foul and hummus place known as ‘the cave’. In the heart of the old souk, a few meters away from the clock, Akra is a wonderful place…

June 13, 2014 | Tripoli

Fifties': Tripoli's Take on Roadster and Crepaway

American | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 12, 2014

American

Fifties': Tripoli's Take on Roadster and Crepaway

We had enjoyed a long morning touring around the souks of Tripoli and discovering street food until, by pure coincidence, we landed in front of a newly opened diner. A clean looking, American diner…

June 12, 2014 | Restaurants | Tripoli

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