New Music Game Apps for Young Children

Children benefit from music instruction; new music game apps make learning fun! Exposure to music has a huge impact on brain development. Recent studies from the University of Southern California, the University of Montreal and Beijing Normal University all provide evidence of a variety of benefits from early music instruction. It accelerates brain development, improves […]

Pump it Up – Take Your Heart for a Walk

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death and disability in our world. The modifiable cardiovascular risk factors are smoking, diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, stress and inactivity. What can we do about it? Exercise! Article by: Walid Alami, M.D., FACC, FSCAI – Interventional cardiologist practicing in Beirut How much exercise do […]

Playing Tourist in Beirut

Yara Zgheib shares her experience of playing tourist in Beirut. Article by: Yara Zgheib Winter in Beirut means early orange sunsets and crisp air blowing east from the sea. Just as well; it blows fresh on our backs as we race up Saint Nicholas’ Stairs. The stairs are dressed for Christmas and the New Year, […]

The Storyteller of Beirut

A night in a library in Maine inspires the creation of a vibrant tale-sharing forum. “So it’s a bit of a long story, is that OK?” Dima Mikhayel Matta asks almost apologetically. But when the person offering that story is Beirut’s pre-eminent storyteller, one doesn’t hesitate to nod enthusiastically in response. Over the past three years, Matta has initiated and […]

Lebanon’s Superheroes: Marc Torbey

A Lebanese hero reflects on the work of Offre Joie, an NGO he credits with saving him. Article by: Maryam Ghaddar Sometimes it takes stepping out of the shadows and into the light for a person to become the hero the world needs. Sound familiar? It should. It’s about the scene in “Superman” when Clark […]

Blogger Ghina Ghandour: When Passion Becomes a Career

Read the interview with HOME, where Ghina Ghandour discussed her passion and its remarkable evolution into a full-fledged career. With a vibrant Instagram feed, beaming with fashion and lifestyle inspiration, and a fan base of over 167,000 followers, Ghina Ghandour has established herself as one of Lebanon’s most sought-after online influencers.