Spain Breaks Tourism Records as Second Most-Visited Country in the World

The number of International Tourists visiting Spain broke records for a fifth straight year in 2017, overtaking USA as second most-visited country in the world. Spain, where tourism accounts for around 11 percent of the economy, has seen a surge in international visitors partly due to security concerns in other popular holiday destinations such as…

Marbella Luxury Weekend 2017: the New VIP Rendez-vous in the Mediterranean

  The Marbella Luxury Weekend is an unprecedented event in Spain, a natural luxury showcase where most Accessories, Jewellery, Watches, Yachts, Supercars, Luxury and Fashion brands are concentrated attracting prestigious VIPS & refined guests. This year the #MLW17 took place on the 1st & 2nd of June in Puerto Banus and also extended to other…

The Charles de Gaulle Institute – Lebanon launches Digital Archiving Campaign

The Charles de Gaulle Institute – Lebanon was established on June 18, 2016 following the signature of a quadripartite cooperation declaration between the Embassy of France, the Charles de Gaulle Foundation (France), the Foundation for the Preservation of the Heritage of Charles de Gaulle in Lebanon, and ESA Business School.  Today the Charles de Gaulle…

Beirut Footsteps: Les Secrets du Beyrouth de Marie-Noelle Fattal

Sur Instagram et Facebook, les internautes découvrent au quotidien les pas de Marie-Noëlle Fattal sur sa plate-forme Beirut Footsteps depuis près d’un an. Via quatre à cinq posts par semaine (texte et photos inclus), cette photographe autodidacte libanaise grave pas à pas avec son style frais et urbain, les mémoires de la ville de Beyrouth, capitale bouillonnante de…

Acclaimed Film Director Philippe Aractingi launches “Listen” his latest Masterpiece

Philippe Aractingi, famous French-Lebanese filmmaker & director of “Bosta”, “Under the Bombs” and “Héritages” organized a private projection of his latest movie ‘Listen/Ismaii’ at Grand Cinemas ABC Achrafieh on January 21st 2017. ‘Listen/Ismaii’  was fully shot in Lebanon and is already on it’s road to success. The movie unfolds gracefully through the captivating world of sound, along with the love story of…

Max Baghdassarian: A Drifter’s Guide to The Planet

Max Baghdassarian is a one-of-a-kind Lebanese travel blogger. His blog, Drifter’s Guide To The Planet, is an adventure travel blog that defies conventional beliefs. It focuses on sustainable travel and world discovery, with the developing of entrepreneurial thinking, and volunteering. Indeed, Max is a big supporter of the ‘citizenship of the world’ philosophy, and is a strong…

These 30 Shots will Take You to Beirut Now !

Beirut is the city of contrasts: beauty, grit, shadows & lights. Travellers have frequently listed the Lebanese Capital as one of the Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities in the World. To precisely define Beirut is nearly impossible: like a mid-summer day’s dream it remains elusive and free; which means it can sometimes also turn into a nightmare. Still, Historians and Poets throughout the Ages…

Dress Up Lebanon : The Story Begins

Cozied up in Le Telegraphe de Belle-Vue’s  finely decorated Hotel or enjoying the blossoming rose garden while sipping a glass of red wine, we reminisced on the days when Bhamdoun was a prized summer destination. First a village reliant on the cultivation of vineyards, from the 1940s until the civil war Bhamdoun bustled as a…

DIFAS 2016 & UEFA 2016 Spain shines in International Headlines

Spain shines in the International Headlines this week as the country celebrates it’s Armed Forces Day DIFAS (28th of May 2016) and the Real Madrid’s win in the UEFA 2016 Football Cup. DIFAS stands for ¨Día de las Fuerzas Armadas Españolas¨; the Spanish Armed Forces Day. It pays tribute to all the Spanish militaries who exert extraordinary efforts to…

“Caravan Beirut” Lebanon shines in Washington D.C.

Friendship is beautiful, it allows original and innovative ideas to be expressed freely. Still many qualities are needed to transform late night conversations & dreams into reality. That’s how “Caravan Beirut” was born: from the gathering of Nour Khoury Jallad and Mariana Wehbe two great friends and acclaimed Fashion & Communication professionals that wished to share…