Lebanon

Lebanon travel stories

Mud Bricks and Karaoke in Taanayel, Lebanon

"You absolutely must tell your driver to go to Taanayel, you'll love it," my Lebanese friend Lara said. Our conversation was conducted on a cell phone during a drive in the Bekaa Valley and those were the only words I understood clearly. What followed was: 'typical...

read more

The Olive Soap Museum in Sidon, Lebanon

I’m currently living in Beirut for a few more weeks and am using the capital as a basis for further trips all around this fascinating country. Last week, before the bad weather and storm hit, I decided to travel south along the coast to the biblical town of Sidon,...

read more

The Mouawad Private Museum in Beirut

The city of Beirut, capital of the Lebanon, doesn’t have that many museums, but one you definitely should not miss is the Robert Mouawad Private museum. It’s a prime example of the eclectic taste of a private collector who loved art, history and all things beautiful....

read more

Our Lady of Lebanon, Harissa

On my way to, and from, the Jeita Grotto, I had the opportunity to visit another famous and, at least to me, quite a moving site. It's the enormous statue of the Virgin Mary, perched 650m high up on a mountain near Jounieh, facing the sea and Beirut. Her sad face and...

read more

A Wonder of Nature, the Jeita Grotto in Lebanon

Sadly, I only had two full days to enjoy my recent trip to the Lebanon, but I made good use of the time. Highlight number one was my visit to the Jeita Grotto, truly a wonder of nature. Located approx. 20 km NE of Beirut, the drive is already an experience as I left...

read more

Are you ready for Travel?

Our Editor Wrote an Incredible Memoir

10,000 Miles with my Dead Father's Ashes is coming out September 18, 2018, and we are giving away travel and books for the first seven months and all book buyers get fun free gifts. Sign up here to learn more.

So, what do you do when you lose your father's ashes before the scattering? Find out here! And it is all set in Andalucia, southern Spain. 

In bookstores everywhere in September!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This