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Lebanon: 10 Things to See in Beirut.

Lebanon: 10 Things to See in Beirut

A popular moniker associated with Beirut truly depicts what it is. Although hit by a civil war for more than 14 years, “The Paris of the Middle East” has still got restaurants and pubs popping out every day, luxury hotels with luxury pools tending to foreigners, and traditional souks flooded with people of every color. […]

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Travel Recap – Where Did My Wanderlust Take Me in 2017?

Travel Recap – Where Did My Wanderlust Take Me in 2017?

Happy New Year, Everyone! I hope you start 2018 with a loud bang of laughter, fireworks, clinking glasses and oozing positivity of the year ahead. It’s day 1 of 2018, so, it’s always good to look forward to something unknown. Whatever your plans are for this year, I hope it includes going away from a […]

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Harissa - Where The Virgin Mary is Watching Down Lebanon.

Harissa – Where The Virgin Mary is Watching Down Lebanon

Lebanon is a predominantly Muslim country but it is the most open-minded muslim country I’ve ever been to. Beirut, as a capital, is littered with Christian churches and mosques. People of two different faiths live in harmony. It’s a city where I didn’t feel like I have to watch out what I do. I never […]

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Must-see: Inside Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque (Blue Mosque) in Beirut (Lebanon).

Must-see: Inside Al Amin Mosque in Beirut

While I was in Beirut, I had the chance to go inside Al Amin Mosque. The locals call it as Blue Mosque, simply because of its blue dome that sits on top of it. Mohammad Al Amin is not an ancient mosque. Compared to the Blue Mosque in Turkey, in Egypt or in any other […]

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I Love Beirut Sign (Lebanon).

I Love Beirut

A lot of cities around the world are joining the fad of installing “I Love …” signs. We have that, too, in my city – Toronto. These signs are usually placed in downtown area or where locals congregate. Or in touristy neighbourhoods. Beirut, of course, has one. Its “I Love Beirut” sign is found at […]

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All the Lebanese Food / Cuisine I Ate in Beirut.

This is What Lebanese Cuisine Looks Like

Below are photos of Lebanese cuisine / food I ate while in Beirut for three nights. These are all the dinner food we had for iftar. This is not a regular meal for dinner but it’s a food feast (aka, food porn). Imagine three adults and a child gorging on these delightful cuisine? We had […]

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Beirut Pigeon Rocks (Lebanon).

Beirut Pigeon Rocks – Guardians of the GalaxSea?

“You’ve never been to Beirut if you don’t have a photo of yourself at Pigeon Rocks.” Those were the words of a friend who offered to host me at her house. I can’t blame her. If you google  Beirut or Lebanon photos, Pigeon Rocks never fail to show up. Try googling “Things to do in […]

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