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Beirut Is Back (Did It Ever Leave?)
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Beirut Is Back (Did It Ever Leave?)

Forget the turmoil in the Middle East for a minute, and remember how Beirut, Lebanon’s chic capital on the Mediterranean, remains a prime destination for travelers to the Arab world (at least, those looking for […]

Video: Lebanon — No Words Necessary
Video: Lebanon — No Words Necessary

Video: Lebanon — No Words Necessary

Impressive vistas, grilled meat on an open flame, shots of faces that tell a story all of their own — this stunning video of Lebanon tells centuries worth of tales without saying a word. James […]

Bourdain Back In Beirut
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Bourdain Back In Beirut

Ahh, isn’t alliteration so fun? Remember that most famous of “No Reservations” — the one where Tony and crew get caught in the crosshairs of a little squabble between Lebanon and Israel back in the […]

Why I Want To See Beirut (And So Should You)
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Why I Want To See Beirut (And So Should You)

Ever since I saw the “No Reservations” Beirut episode last year, I’ve been wanting to go myself (despite the fact that half the episode was spent watching Tony try to leave the city as war […]

War And Peace: Beirut´s Boom In Tourism (Good Or Bad?)
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War And Peace: Beirut´s Boom In Tourism (Good Or Bad?)

I stumbled upon a couple of articles in The Gazette this week highlighting Beirut, capital of Lebanon, as a city coming back to life. For the past 4o-plus years, this country has seen some of […]

How To Go Organic While In Lebanon
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How To Go Organic While In Lebanon

Food markets are probably the best place visit in order to immerse yourself in the culture of the land, and there’s no better place to do this while you’re in Beirut than at the Souk-el-Tayeb […]