Ten Things I Found At Souk Al Ahad

In my experience, there are two types of people — those who relish the thought of digging through crap to find treasure, and those who would never step foot into the crowded, ramshackle set up that ...

 

Six of the Funniest Lebanese Campaigns

We are faced with a large amount of outrage and grievances, leading to a bitter population. The people in Lebanon cannot even hold a conversation without unrelentingly expressing some sort of...

 

Four Hidden Gems in Hamra

Technically, Hamra is a street in Beirut; but as many of us know, Hamra is a world of its own. Some would say that it’s practically hell due to the constant traffic jams, the high prices, and the...

 

Nine of the Funniest Lebanese Vans Ever

You may have come across our last piece on vans from earlier this month, in which we detailed why choosing to travel by van in Beirut is the best decision you could ever make. While it is reliable...

 

Your Definitive Guide to Ice Cream in Beirut

Ice cream is good any time of the day or year, but there’s nothing like a hell-inspired heat wave to really get you in the mood for some cool goodness. Lebanon thankfully lies on a delicious...

 

Five of Amalia Abi Saleh's Funniest Moments

Lebanese comedian and actress Amalia Abi Saleh passed away today Friday at around 3:00 a.m. She was 68-years-old. In June of 2013, Abi Saleh sparked national controversy after she was rejected from...

 

Our Fave TV Commercial Jingles from the 1990s

The Lebanese rock band, Meen, has famously paid tribute in their song "Wa'afe Ma' Al E'len" to a lot of the jingles we watched on television and eventually knew by heart while growing up in Lebanon....

 

Five Things We Love About Lebanese Frenchies

Let’s face it: Beirut has a lot of Frenchies, or, to be safe, pseudo-Lebanese-Frenchies that were in a French school during their teenage years and traveled once, or twice, to Paris for their senior...

 

Five Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Tripoli

 

Forget Third World Problems, These are Lebanese Problems

You've heard of #firstworldproblems and #thirdworldproblems, well we don't know much about that, but we do know a little something about Lebanese problems. Take a look: 1. Mixing Different...