HOME Visits: The Rich Legacy of Ghazir

  The narrow and jagged coastline of Lebanon, rising from small fishing villages up steep, green mountains, has given Lebanon its special character. It has attracted settlers, refugees and conquerors through the ages – and Ghazir, a town 27 km (17 miles) north of Beirut, has seen them all. According to Anis Freiha’s book Names […]

Bed and Breakfast: Showcasing the Authentic Lebanon

  The provision of Bed & Breakfast is a rising trend in Lebanon. It offers tourists, or even locals, a glimpse of the country’s exceptional culinary, historical and social heritage. Photos by: Natheer Halawani, Diaa Arfan, Rene Schulthoff, Leia Gorra and Paul Gorra, One of the most unique things about Lebanon is its distinct human […]

The Mailman Becomes A Teacher

LibanPost’s championing of Lebanese culture at home and abroad. As the national postal company of Lebanon, LibanPost is a facilitator for the shipping needs of all Lebanese, both at home and within the diaspora. Founded in 1996, the company is known as a pioneer for its efforts in rehabilitating the country’s destroyed postal infrastructure and […]

Ambassador Alex Lenaerts: About Our Small, Beautiful Countries

  HOME sat down with Alex Lenaerts, Belgian Ambassador to Lebanon and Consul General in Syria, to discuss his impressions of the country: books, music and the environment. Naturally, it would be impossible to ignore the similarities between our two countries and their all-important aspect: small is beautiful. Photos by: Elie Nohra You chose Lebanon […]