The Present Perfect

My first taste of Asian street food and it was so good! It’s been a while since I’ve been somewhere completely and totally new for me.  I’m having similar feelings to...

Saturday was the opening of the photo exhibition, From 4 Corners of the World, by the talented Beirut Street Photographers Arek Dakessian, Bushra Al-Hinai, Imad Hadad, and Mher Krikorian. The joint...

When the Beirut Street Photographers first went to shoot on the streets of Douma in 2011, we were met with a day of heavy and near constant downpour making it quite...

Saturday morning Samantha and I hopped in a cab with new friends Bethany and Ted and left the hot, muggy climate of Beirut for the cool, fresh mountain air of Baabdat....

A few months ago I started noticing these colorful little birdhouses popping up all over Hamra. I particularly liked this large cluster against the side of an apartment building bordering a...

There are so many things to love about this country and yet an equal amount of things to drive you completely insane. Yesterday I went skiing up at Faraya and it...

The old French Mandate and Ottoman-era architecture of Beirut is one of my favorite things about the city. I love the balconies held up by strong yet intricate corbels, the triple-arched...

Beirut, City of Contrasts: Painted cubes in the window of the chic (and outrageously expensive Orient 499) with the old, bombed-out Holiday Inn across the street reflecting back on them.

I was walking down Abdel Aziz with my friend Samantha on the way home from the new Younes and noticed there was an art opening at a gallery. We popped in...