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Monday, May 20, 2019

Homeland & Heritage

Cherish what we have inherited. Celebrate it. And protect it for our children and their children.

Roman Temples of Mount Hermon

Photos by: Georges Jabbour Jabal el Sheikh, the “Mountain of the Chief,” the highest summit of the Anti-Lebanon range, majestically rises on the extreme southeastern border of Lebanon. Its summit reaches 2.814 meters (9.232 ft)...

Storing Cosmetics 2nd Century B.C. Style: Bronze-Age Makeup Box is a National Museum Treasure

Illustration created exclusively for HOME by Aya Karout. Could you help me, please? I’m looking for my cosmetic box, and I can’t seem to find it. My pyxis (ancient Greek for a container or vessel)...

Tripoli’s Zambo Festival

Photos by: Houda Houbeish Young men move rapidly in every direction, their chests bare, their bodies tinted black and gold. African hair wigs, crowns, feathers or hats adorn their heads. An occasional guerilla or monster...

Not Just a Selfie Backdrop! Exploring Beirut with Walking Tours

In 17th century Europe, young, affluent, educated men would pack their trunks of Oxford shoes and tweed jackets, and go on a grand tour of the continent. They would travel for a year or...

Lebanon’s Beaches by the Numbers

Illustrated by Sammy Ibrahim 11 kilometers of rocky areas 28°C average summer temperature 225 kilometers of coast 8% of Lebanon’s total area 49 kilometers of sandy beaches and dunes 9 types of water sports available Surfing Diving Scuba Diving Snorkeling Kayaking Jet...