Serene Hike in the Heights of Batroun

Looking for a hiking trail that: Makes a pleasant nature escape without leaving your muscles soar for days? Is quiet and serene, i.e. you would only hear the sound of birds chirping? Has not been invaded, abused, and on everyone’s instagram feed yet? I have the perfect trail for you this fall. Where? In the beautiful region […]

Droub El Khenchara

Although the term “ecotourism” was launched in the 1980s, the concept was applied by villages in Lebanon before that. Like the village of Khenchara Al-Jwar, which used to welcome in the nineteenth century visitors seeking recovery in its mountainous climate and its fresh water renowned for its healing effect. Ecotourism began developing in the village […]

Haush el Bekaa

Al Haush was my latest “guesthouse” discovery in the region of Bekaa. Going back to the origin of the name, here’s what I learnt during my stay: A “haush” is a small village made of mud houses inhabited by people who work in agricultural lands during spring and summer. The Haushs belong to the land’s […]