7 Reasons to Visit Sept Winery this Summer

It’s hot and the beach is too mainstream for you on a summer weekend? It’s probably time for a different kind of relaxing getaway. What you need is awaiting you in the mountains of Batroun where a new winery has opened its doors to welcome you in its small haven of greenery overlooking gorgeous landscape […]

Serene Hike in the Heights of Batroun

Looking for a hiking trail that: Makes a pleasant nature escape without leaving your muscles soar for days? Is quiet and serene, i.e. you would only hear the sound of birds chirping? Has not been invaded, abused, and on everyone’s instagram feed yet? I have the perfect trail for you this fall. Where? In the beautiful region […]

Droub El Khenchara

Although the term “ecotourism” was launched in the 1980s, the concept was applied by villages in Lebanon before that. Like the village of Khenchara Al-Jwar, which used to welcome in the nineteenth century visitors seeking recovery in its mountainous climate and its fresh water renowned for its healing effect. Ecotourism began developing in the village […]

Haush el Bekaa

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 […]

Mtein: A Proud Village.

How can you not be proud when your village faithfully depicts the heritage and culture of your own country, so well preserved after hundreds of years? I can assure you that, when visiting Mtein, one of Mount Lebanon’s prettiest and oldest villages, you will feel it all: the historic past, the rich culture, thearchitectural heritage, […]