Beit el Bahr, the Beach House of Tabarja.

A century-old traditional house blissfully resting on Lebanon’s shores, “Beit el Bahr” (The Beach House), built in 1910, encloses within its walls the stories of the many Lebanese generations that have taken shelter under its roof. Originally a wheat mill lying along a river, the house switched ownership more than once over the years, until […]

Beit Lebbos, the Beiteddine Guesthouse.

How about sleeping in a 200-year old house and waking up to the sight of the glorious Beiteddine Palace? Tempting enough? Then let me tell you more about one of the latest guesthouses I experienced in Beiteddine, Chouf. ♦ You should know by now that I have a thing for guesthouses. Besides being a way […]

How to Spend a Long Weekend in Lebanon

Whether you’re a traveler visiting Lebanon for a long weekend or a local looking to make the best out of a long weekend in Lebanon, here are some weekend getaway ideas that could make a great starting point for planning a Lebanon vacation or staycation. ♦ Experience a Guesthouse With a growing number of picturesque […]

Top 10 Museums to Visit in Lebanon

Lebanon’s museums give testimony to the rich history and culture of a country that has been the cradle of many passing civilizations. Since the 6th edition of “La Nuit des Musees” is coming up soon (Saturday April 6, 2019), here are the top 10 museums you should consider visiting during your tour! ♦ National Museum […]

Climbing the Lion Rock in Sigiriya

Considered the Eighth Wonder of the World by locals, the Lion Rock is one of the most famous historical and archaeological sites in Srilanka. What’s impressive about it is that its rock plateau was formed from the magma of an extinct volcano. It served as a monastery before King Kasyapa decided to build his palace […]

Discover the Best of Latchi

If you read my article about Paphos, well, that’s the better “suite” of it. Because if you’ve reached Paphos, you shouldn’t leave without seeing Latchi (“Latsi” in Greek).  A 40-min drive away (more or less), Latchi is a small village that reserves many beautiful surprises. I won’t be exaggerating if I said it was the […]