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Schiphol Airport Amsterdam; Terminal 2

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May 14, 2018 | Travel | Holland

Every time I visit this airport I wish KLM has direct flights to Beirut. Schiphol has positive vibes, a great choice of shopping, amazing food choices and is built to impress. Different from other European airports, and in spite of its load of…

Tarom Airlines: Old Planes, Bad Food and a Lack of Training

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May 14, 2018 | Travel | Europe

I’ve been on Tarom airlines in 2016 when visiting Bucharest, and I remember not being impressed. Back on Tarom just because it had a convenient timing from Amsterdam to Beirut. Very old planes, old seats and not enough comfort and pampering…

Trying Aeroflot for the First Time

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May 14, 2018 | Travel | Russia

Even though the planes are not too new... I loved the clean orange uniforms, the hostesses’ wide smile, the attention to details and continuous pampering. I was extremely tired taking a plane at five in the morning and another around nine so…

British Airways; Experiencing All Classes in One Trip

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May 13, 2018 | Reviews

British Airways, a famous airline with a complicated service -if I may call it, because of the excess security measures, seat choices and boarding procedures among others. Professional is the least that can be said with a priority called; “the…

De L’Europe Hôtel Amsterdam; A Perfect Choice

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May 13, 2018 | Recommended | Holland

A wide and relaxing bed, a nicely lit room, a huge bathroom and a separate toilet, I was relaxing in my room and wished time stopped. De L’Europe hôtel is one of Amsterdam’s most renowned hotels located in the heart of the action,…

Contact Info: De L'Europe Amsterdam

Phone Number: +31 20 531 1777

Address: Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-14, 1012 CP Amsterdam, Netherlands [ view ]

Phone Number: +31 20 531 1777

Address: Nieuwe Doelenstraat 2-14, 1012 CP Amsterdam, Netherlands [ view ]

Generosity, Love and Simplicity – Lebanese Blogger on Armenian Cuisine

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May 09, 2018 | Popular

YEREVAN, MAY 5, ARMENPRESS. Generosity, passion, love and simplicity: this is how famous Lebanese blogger Anthony Rahayel, who is in Armenia during these days, describes the Armenian cuisine. The blogger arrived in Armenia to show to the…

No Garlic No Onions discovering Armenia’s hidden tasty corners

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May 09, 2018 | Press

PanARMENIAN.Net - The team of No Garlic No Onions, Lebanon’s leading hospitality and travel portal, is currently in Armenia with a mission to discover the country’s tasty corners. “We have been in Armenia for seven days now…

Economy Class Onboard Emirates Airlines

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April 30, 2018 | Travel | UAE

It’s the service, the attention, and the food but most importantly the relaxing seats with enough legroom to put your legs one on top of the other. With its large screen, electrical plug and USB charger, Emirates economy is close to the…

I Feel Home at The Radisson Blu Kuwait City

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April 29, 2018 | Reviews | GCC

I feel home at The Radisson Blu Kuwait City and let me tell you why; I feel good because I’ve been here two times already, welcomed with class, respected and pampered without feeling harassed by the staff you see at luxurious hotels. A superb…

Contact Info: Radisson Blu, Kuwait

Phone Number: +965 2567 3000

Address: Al Bida Al Taawoon Street, Salwa, 13122, Kuwait City, Kuwait [ view ]

Phone Number: +965 2567 3000

Address: Al Bida Al Taawoon Street, Salwa, 13122, Kuwait City, Kuwait [ view ]

In The Morning at The Radisson Blu Kuwait City: Memorable and Unique!

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April 29, 2018 | Hotels | GCC

Believe me; I’ve been to breakfasts! Some are charming, romantic and calm. Others are luxurious with a fine-dining style. I’ve experienced endless choices where the buffet serves cooked chicken, sushi and meat. All combined, the…

Contact Info: Radisson Blu, Kuwait

Phone Number: +965 2567 3000

Address: Al Bida Al Taawoon Street, Salwa, 13122, Kuwait City, Kuwait [ view ]

Phone Number: +965 2567 3000

Address: Al Bida Al Taawoon Street, Salwa, 13122, Kuwait City, Kuwait [ view ]

Dubai Airport Terminal 3: Pictures of Every Corner

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April 29, 2018 | Travel | UAE

Dedicated for use by Emirates Airline, Terminal 3 increased Dubai International’s total capacity by 43 million passengers per year to 60 million when it opened along with an associated airside facility known as Concourse B in 2008. The…

Contact Info: Dubai Airport

Phone Number: +971 4 224 5555

Address: Dubai - United Arab Emirates [ view ]

Phone Number: +971 4 224 5555

Address: Dubai - United Arab Emirates [ view ]

The Intercontinental Hotel of Festival City Impresses Me Every Time

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April 29, 2018 | Recommended | UAE

I’ve been here three times already and still feel like writing a review like if it was the first. I love it here on all fronts, the attention, the decor, the room amenities and morning breakfast making of your stay a memorable one. I’ve…

Contact Info: Intercontinental Dubai Festival City

Phone Number: +971 4 7011111

Address: Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE [ view ]

Phone Number: +971 4 7011111

Address: Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE [ view ]

Flying Qatar Airways From Beirut to Muscat Oman and Back: Experiencing Two Classes

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April 29, 2018 | Recommended | GCC

Even though I flew Qatar Airways in the past, it came to my attention that no review was published on NoGarlicNoOnions yet; flying from Beirut to Muscat-Oman through Doha, it was time to write my first review. Economy from Beirut to Doha,…

Bourj Hammoud; Like You've Never Seen it Before...

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April 15, 2018 | Popular | Lebanon

The city of Bourj Hammoud is located on Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast, 2 km east of central Beirut. Bourj Hammoud has been an independent municipality since 1952 and is a member of the Metn-North group of…

The Life Hotel; Manhattan, New York City

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April 10, 2018 | Reviews | USA

With a bar and a gourmet restaurant, Life is an affordable hotel located in the heart of the action, behind the Empire State Building and walking distance from Flatiron. Life proposes wide rooms, a super speedy complimentary internet connection, and…

Contact Info: Life Hotel

Phone Number: +1 212-615-9900

Address: 19 W 31st St, New York, NY 10001, USA [ view ]

Phone Number: +1 212-615-9900

Address: 19 W 31st St, New York, NY 10001, USA [ view ]

The W Hotel New York; Upscale and Professional on Union Square

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April 10, 2018 | Recommended | USA

One of my favorite hotel brands is called the “W.” A fantastic Experience in Istanbul, a unique stay in Dubai and now New York, in the heart of the action, at walking distance from great food choices and a view on Union Square, the W is…

Contact Info: W Hotel New York

Phone Number: +1 212-253-9119

Address: 201 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10003, USA [ view ]

Phone Number: +1 212-253-9119

Address: 201 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10003, USA [ view ]

Muscat’s Airport Beautiful Primeclass Business Lounge

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April 10, 2018 | Travel | GCC

With its high ceiling and long glass facades, Muscat’s business lounge is an impressive masterpiece where luxury and style blend together. It looks and feels like the reception of a five stars hotel, spread on hundreds of square meters and…

Ramada Hotel: Your Business Stay in Muscat

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April 03, 2018 | Reviews | GCC

Sleeping at The Ramada Muscat for the third time already, I could feel the improvement. A calm business hotel located in Al Shatti2, welcomes you in its wide rooms designed for working travelers coming back to sleep after a long days’ work.…

Contact Info: Ramada Qurum Beach

Phone Number: +968 24 603555

Address: Sarooj St Shatti Alqurum, Muscat 112, Oman [ view ]

Phone Number: +968 24 603555

Address: Sarooj St Shatti Alqurum, Muscat 112, Oman [ view ]

The British Airways, JFK Terminal 7, New York: Dirty!

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April 02, 2018 | Travel | USA

A quick walk through a small terminal under renovation before reaching the lounge. There are no significant food choices, but fridges filled with nylon wrapped cheap sandwiches a human wouldn’t eat; Few shopping choices, couple restaurants,…

El Mina Tripoli; Traditional, Authentic and Vibrant

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April 01, 2018 | Popular | North Lebanon

El-Mina, is a coastal independent town in Tripoli Northern Lebanon. El-Mina occupies the location of the old Phoenician city of Tripoli. It acts as the harbor city for modern neighboring Tripoli, Lebanon's second largest city, situated 5 km to…

Al Safwa First Class Lounge: Illogically Amazing Design and Hospitality at the Airport in Doha

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April 01, 2018 | Recommended | Qatar

Illogical, much more than the eyes can believe, a lounge way more luxurious than a seven stars hotel will propose; it’s enormous in size, exceptional in design, impressive in services and outstanding in offerings. Welcome to Qatar’s one…

Qatar International Airport: Grandiose, is the Least That Can Be Said

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April 01, 2018 | Travel | Qatar

Grandiose, indeed grandiose! A huge structure, a superb technological breakthrough, led screens, designs and endless shopping choices, this place is an experience you can live not only for hours but days. From the long escalators leading to the…

The New, State of The Art, Muscat International Airport is Now Open; The First Pictures

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April 01, 2018 | News | GCC

I say "state of the art" because it really is one of the most beautiful airports I’ve been to; open for only five days, I had the honor, the pleasure and the chance to be one of the few to experience this fantastic structure built with style,…

1 Hotel New York: Perfection in the Details

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March 30, 2018 | Recommended | USA

Perfection in the details is what best describes the 1, a catchy hotel located on Sixth Avenue by the park. With its beautiful green facade covering the building, it’s not a hotel you won’t notice when walking the busy streets of New…

Contact Info: 1 Hotel Central Park

Phone Number: +1 212-703-2001

Address: 1414 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA [ view ]

Phone Number: +1 212-703-2001

Address: 1414 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA [ view ]

24 Hours Elsewhere: A Traditional Day in 11 Different Parts of the World

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March 30, 2018

One of the most exciting parts of traveling is experiencing different countries and cultures. But sometimes it’s easy to forget that this doesn’t just mean the big-ticket monuments and sites – traditional ways of life can be just…

Superjumbo A380 Lands for the First Time in Beirut: Photos from Inside the Plane

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March 30, 2018 | Popular | Lebanon

Edition 100, of The world's largest plane, Airbus A380, landed at Rafik Hariri International airport on Thursday arriving from Dubai. The one-off Emirates Airbus A380 flight from Dubai was an acknowledgment of the substantial passenger traffic…

Futuristic luxury pods provide the perfect view of the desert sky

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March 28, 2018 | Middle East

In the heart of Jordan’s scenic Wadi Rum desert, known as the “Valley of the Moon”, there is an unusual luxury campsite. Made up of clear domes that provide 360-degree views of the night sky, the BubbleTree campsite’s unique…

The Chapel of Saint Charbel Occupies an Important Spot Inside St. Patrick's Cathedral New York

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March 21, 2018 | Popular | USA

From Lebanon to New York, in the heart of St. Patrick's Cathedral, the city's most famous church, Lebanon has an important spot dedicated for Mar Charbel. The Chapel of Saint Sharbel is situated along the northeastern corridor of the cathedral,…

The Business Lounge: Cairo International Airport

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March 20, 2018 | Travel | Middle East

Take a long corridor, pass security, follow another corridor, enter a small door and reach a big room surrounded by several rooms. An empty display fridge, dimmed lights, a scary room where a dozen employees shout like if they were playing hide and…

Ghabat el Ozor, Akkar: One of Lebanon's Most Beautiful Places

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March 17, 2018 | Lebanon

(Lebanon Untravelled) The largest of Lebanon forest, Kamouha forest stretches from Fnaideq to Akkar el Atika in the caza of Akkar . Kamouaa is considered as the largest forest in the middle east. The surrounding heights rise to 2,454 meters of…

The Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City

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March 15, 2018 | Reviews | UAE

It’s a hotel located on top of a mall, surrounded by dozens of restaurants and shopping possibilities, where the team is well trained, and breakfast is exceptional, a business and leisure hub I enjoyed staying at and will be visiting again in…

Contact Info: Intercontinental Dubai Festival City

Phone Number: +971 4 7011111

Address: Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE [ view ]

Phone Number: +971 4 7011111

Address: Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE [ view ]

Visit Cairo: City of Opposite Extremes and Endless Vibrant Discoveries

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March 13, 2018 | Middle East

For some it’s too big, dirty or too crowded... for others it feels hot and is too rough; for me, Cairo is sexy, full of discoveries, enjoyable to travel to and inhabited with happy and fun people. On my fourth visit to Cairo in the last two…

The W Hotel, Dubai; I Love the Brand and the Experience

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March 13, 2018 | Recommended | UAE

The W, is a brand I love, a hotel I first visited five years ago when traveling to Istanbul. I love the colors and the vibes, the perfection of things and attention to details. Purple and pink neon lights, the W letter used as a decorative item, the…

The Sheraton Hotel Jumeirah Beach Resort

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March 13, 2018 | Reviews | UAE

Arriving at 2 am, the receptionist was waiting for me, greeting and welcoming me with my name. Welcome, Mr. Rahayel. I was checked-in and shown to my room to discover, in 2018 a smoking facility. In 2018, people still smoke in their rooms, a very…

The Movenpick Media City; Some Hotels Should be Avoided

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March 08, 2018 | Reviews | Middle East

When you book with a brand, you expect a minimum standard, the least of professionalism, attention, and service. When you arrive at a hotel with a broken sign, a lobby older than my grandpa’s age, an untrained staff and a restaurant with a…

Contact Info: Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Cairo-Media City

Phone Number: +20 2 38555001

Address: Wahat Road, opposite to El Hay El Motamayez, Giza, Giza Governorate 12451, Egypt [ view ]

Phone Number: +20 2 38555001

Address: Wahat Road, opposite to El Hay El Motamayez, Giza, Giza Governorate 12451, Egypt [ view ]

The Westin Cairo: A Soothing Escape, A Great Hotel

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March 08, 2018 | Recommended | Middle East

Located in the heart of an upscale area in Cairo, the Westin Katameya is a five stars hotel and resort that will transport you into another dimension like if you traveled to the Canary Islands and back. Excellent service, ample rooms, and tasty…

Contact Info: The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa, Katameya Dunes

Phone Number: +20 2 23228000

Address: Katameya Heights Rd, Cairo, Cairo Governorate 11835, Egypt [ view ]

Phone Number: +20 2 23228000

Address: Katameya Heights Rd, Cairo, Cairo Governorate 11835, Egypt [ view ]

Cairo International Airport, Terminal 2

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March 08, 2018 | Travel | Middle East

After long years of waiting, Cairo’s Terminal 2 is now open. If you had the chance to discover Cairo’s Terminal 1 you’ll understand how great this news is! Very old and dirty with a tiny lounge area and a mediocre duty-free, it was…

Giant Airbus A380 to Land in Beirut for the First Time

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March 05, 2018 | Airports | Lebanon

29th of March: Historic one-off flight to test airport’s A380 operations and readiness! For the first time in Rafic Al Hariri International Airport’s history, Emirates will operate a special one-off A380 service to Beirut on 29 March.…

When NoGarlicNoOnions Visits Dubai!

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February 17, 2018 | Travel | UAE

When we visited Dubai... 10 days, 30 restaurants visited, endless creative Lebanese concepts! Amazing stories to tell...

Munich Airport and Lufthansa Start Testing of Humanoid Robot in Terminal 2

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February 15, 2018 | Travel | Europe

"Josie Pepper" to provide information to passengers She is 120 centimeters tall, with sparkling, round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting today, "Josie Pepper" the robot will be answering questions for passengers in Terminal 2. Whether…

With a New Fresh Look: The Beirut Cedar Lounge is Now Open

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February 12, 2018 | Travel | Lebanon

It’s been closed for a very long period for renovation, months of waiting to upscale this lounge which was in fact very wide but not classy enough. Now open for public, Beirut’s biggest lounge is the proof of a country continuously…

Contact Info: Beirut International Airport

Phone Number: +961 1 628 000

Address: مطار بيروت رفيق الحريري الدولي [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 628 000

Address: مطار بيروت رفيق الحريري الدولي [ view ]

LE GRAY, BEIRUT AMONG TOP 25 LUXURY HOTELS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

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February 03, 2018 | News | Lebanon

Le Gray, Beirut has made it to the 25 top luxury hotels in the Middle East to win TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travellers’ Choice Award. The Travellers' Choice award is the result of millions of reviews and opinions collected during the year from…

Palazzo Victoria: An Amazing Stay in Verona

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January 31, 2018 | Hotels | Europe

After several detours, long minutes driving around the tight roads of Verona, I reached a door, one old door where the hotel is located. I honestly didn’t know what to expect, an old hotel, a small boutique mansion, Romeo and Juliet style…

Hotel Cervetta 5 Modena: Bizarre and Not Relaxing

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January 31, 2018 | Travel | Europe

Why would someone use a dark decor with dimmed yellow lights for a hotel; a dark and small lobby looking like a church, closed windows, all lights put off; unfortunately this place feels like a haunted house. The first impression was bizarre and…

Via Mina Hotel: Luxury and Style in the Heart of North Lebanon

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January 28, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Luxurious up to the standard of the Relais & Chateaux chain, classy precisely as you expect a five stars hotel to be, “Via Mina,” located in the vibrant quarters of Mina Tripoli is way beyond what I expected from a hotel in the…

Contact Info: Via Mina Hotel

Phone Number: +961 6 222 227

Address: Farah Antoun, Street 13, Al Mina, Tripoli, North Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 6 222 227

Address: Farah Antoun, Street 13, Al Mina, Tripoli, North Lebanon [ view ]

Minimalist Travel Posters: 14 destinations in Five Seconds

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January 23, 2018 | Travel

Planning your next vacation is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. Where do you go first, what should you eat and which photo spot should you definitely not miss? We’ve put together a whistlestop tour of 14 of the world’s most…

For $8,000: Sleep Underwater with 65,000 Marine Animals

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January 14, 2018 | News | UAE

Immerse yourself in wonder, and experience the intimate and romantic atmosphere of Poseidon and Neptune Underwater Suites. When in your life can you say that your hotel room had a floor to ceiling window looking directly into a Lagoon with 65,000…

Mapping the Planet, Spreading Happiness... From Lebanon to the World (Drone Views and Beauties)

Travel

January 07, 2018

This is the Lebanon... As Not Seen on Television!  

Hôtel De La Tremoille Paris

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December 30, 2017 | Reviews | France

Located in the 8th arrondissement, in the heart of Paris' golden triangle, Hotel de La Trémoille is one of the leading five-star boutique hotels the city has to offer. Boasting an extensive range of luxury rooms and suites, the hotel offers…

At The Airport: Lebanon’s First Red Velvet Cream Cheese Croissant

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December 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon

Discovering a one-of-a-kind red velvet croissant in New York, I asked chef Charles Azar, one of the country’s finest pastry chefs to try and replicate it in his own way; today, I was invited at the airport to try this unique creation and…

Contact Info: Beirut International Airport

Phone Number: +961 1 628 000

Address: مطار بيروت رفيق الحريري الدولي [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 628 000

Address: مطار بيروت رفيق الحريري الدولي [ view ]

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