Maxime Chaya: An Everest for Everyone

Man with Lebanese flag on snow slope

Interviewed by: Patricia Bitar Cherfan, Editor-in-Chief Extreme mountaineer. Sports fanatic. World record breaker. Author. Motivational speaker. Activist. Educator. Be it by mountain, desert or ocean, Maxime Chaya epitomizes the modern-day adventurer. Record-breaking daredevil Maxime Chaya became the first Lebanese to reach the highest peaks of each continent, known as the Seven Summits. In the Three […]

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 […]