Le Blanc Bleu: A Hidden Gem in Halat.

What if you could have your own private chalet by the beach for a weekend and enjoy it as a hotel guest? I’d tell you it’s possible at this charming hidden gem in Halat called Le Blanc Bleu. Owned by the Abed family whose passionate relationship with the hospitality business started with the grandfather’s iconic […]

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 […]

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 […]

Al Haush Agro Guesthouse

Al Haush was my latest “guesthouse” discovery in the region of Bekaa. Going back to the origin of the name, here’s what I learnt during my stay: A “haush” is a small village made of mud houses inhabited by people who work in agricultural lands during spring and summer. The Haushs belong to the land’s […]