Historical Villages up the Mountains of Metn: Zabbougha, Zaraaya, Kfaraab, Wadi el Karm, Ain el Qabou

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Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Historical Villages up the Mountains of Metn: Zabbougha, Zaraaya, Kfaraab, Wadi el Karm, Ain el Qabou

Take the road from Baskinta to Ain el Qabu or the other road from Abou Mizan to Zabbougha and reach a little paradise away from the city's hustle and bustle. Check out the video and beautiful…

March 26, 2019 | Travel | Mount Lebanon

Saida, A Trendy City: 25 Restaurants, One Long Day!

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

March 31, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Saida, A Trendy City: 25 Restaurants, One Long Day!

Sidon or Saïda (Arabic: صيدا‎‎) is the third-largest city in Lebanon. It is located in the South Governorate of Lebanon, on…

March 31, 2017 | Travel | Saida

Mechwar to The Village of Bater el Chouf

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Lebanon

February 11, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Mechwar to The Village of Bater el Chouf

Famous for its church, its old 19th and early 20th century houses, and for its old water mill which was still functioning until the early 1980s, Bater is also well known for its water springs such as…

February 11, 2017 | Shouf

Hasbaya: A Village with a Loaded History

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February 08, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Hasbaya: A Village with a Loaded History

Hasbaya is an attractive town full of history. A good deal of this history transpired at the huge citadel that is today Hasbaya’s chief claim to fame. Owned by the Chehab emirs, the…

February 08, 2017 | Travel

Mechwar to the Village of Hakel el Azimeh

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 05, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Mechwar to the Village of Hakel el Azimeh

Hakel el Azimeh, a village in Dinniyeh (known also as Addinniyeh, Al Dinniyeh, Al Danniyeh, Arabic: الضنية‎‎) is a region located…

February 05, 2017 | North Lebanon

This Sunday... We're Going to Baalbeck!

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Bekaa

September 22, 2016

News

This Sunday... We're Going to Baalbeck!

Driven by our love of Lebanon and her hidden corners, and inspired by NGNO, The Foodie’s Trail is a range of special tours around the country. Baalbeck is where we’re going this Sunday…

September 22, 2016 | Popular | Baalbeck

Create More Memories with Dad: NGNO's Ideas

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Middle East

June 19, 2016

News

Create More Memories with Dad: NGNO's Ideas

Father's Day is on June 21, but how about you plan some fun things to do with your dad this whole coming week... If you both enjoy a good bite let's take you on a food tour to enjoy - no dieting is…

June 19, 2016 | Popular | Lebanon

عشاق الطعام يتذوقون أطباقا تقليدية في جولة بطرابلس لبنان

News | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 16, 2016

News

عشاق الطعام يتذوقون أطباقا تقليدية في جولة بطرابلس لبنان

NoGarlicNoOnions foodie's trail makes it on the international news. Join the movement! Akhbar Al An News: Al Arabiya News:

May 16, 2016 | Press | Tripoli

My Heart Goes to Baalbek...

Mechwar Videos | Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 11, 2016

Mechwar Videos

My Heart Goes to Baalbek...

I've been here two times already shooting some of the best Mechwar episodes we've done to date, happiness couldn't leave my body, a smile I couldn't even control... I enjoy Baalbeck so much that we…

May 11, 2016 | Travel | Bekaa

Visit Tripoli Like a Foodie: Live Love Tripoli!

News | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 09, 2016

News

Visit Tripoli Like a Foodie: Live Love Tripoli!

Driven by our love of Lebanon and her hidden corners, and inspired by NGNO, The Foodie’s Trail is a range of special tours around the country. Unlike anything on the market these tours allow…

May 09, 2016 | Travel | Tripoli

Check-In and Discover The Neighborhood: Le Gray's Concierge Visits Souk el Akel

Press | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 03, 2016

Press

Check-In and Discover The Neighborhood: Le Gray's Concierge Visits Souk el Akel

What's beyond one of Beirut's most famous hotels beautiful facade? Le Gray's Concierge visits the neighborhood spending memorable moments at a minute walk... It's Souk el Akel, Beirut's…

May 03, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Beirut

Beautiful Saida: A Mysterious City!

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 12, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Beautiful Saida: A Mysterious City!

Sidon, on the coast 48 kilometers south of Beirut, is one of the Famous names in ancient history. But of all of Lebanon's cities this is the most mysterious, for its past has been tragically…

April 12, 2016 | Travel | Saida

Lebanese Restaurants in Dubai: The Movie

Mechwar Videos | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

February 28, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Lebanese Restaurants in Dubai: The Movie

It's about a city some call the City of Life, a place where thousands of Lebanese have found refuge, a place many call home; It's called Dubai. We've been there with one main idea in mind, support…

February 28, 2016 | Travel | Dubai

Zouk Mikael: A City of Peace

Mechwar Videos | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 18, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Zouk Mikael: A City of Peace

Zouk Mikael (زوق مكايل‎) is a town and municipality in the Keserwan District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate in Lebanon. It is located 14 kilometers north of Beirut. Zouk Mikael's average…

February 18, 2016 | Travel | Keserwan

Lebanese Food: The Video

Mechwar Videos

February 09, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Lebanese Food: The Video

Lebanese cuisine (Arabic: المطبخ اللبناني‎, "Lebanese kitchen") includes an abundance of starches, whole grain, fruits, vegetables, fresh fish and seafood; animal fats are consumed…

February 09, 2016 | Travel

Aley, Bride of the Mountains

Mechwar Videos

February 08, 2016

Mechwar Videos

Aley, Bride of the Mountains

Aley (Arabic: عاليه) is a city in  Lebanon. It is located 17 km uphill from Beirut on the Freeway that leads to Damascus. It is also the capital of the Aley District and fourth largest…

February 08, 2016 | Travel

Bucharest, Romania: Discovering a New Culture

Balkan Cuisine | Romania Europe

Europe

February 01, 2016

Balkan Cuisine

Bucharest, Romania: Discovering a New Culture

I enjoyed it, I really did, discovering a new country, a place with lots of opportunities, a land where priorities are different and most importantly -for me- a place where food is viewed…

February 01, 2016 | Travel | Romania

Lebanon: A 360 View of a Beautiful Country

Travel

November 21, 2015

Travel

Lebanon: A 360 View of a Beautiful Country

www.seelebanonforyourself.com Explore unseen angles of #Lebanon with one click. Use the arrows to #SeeLebanonforyourself in a 360…

November 21, 2015

AROUND THE WORLD IN 15 SNACKS

Travel

November 18, 2015

Travel

AROUND THE WORLD IN 15 SNACKS

Whether you’re refuelling with a quick snack to power through spreadsheets at work or trying to fill the gap between meals, snacks provide a much-needed boost to get through the day. As either…

November 18, 2015

Jacob Laukaitis Bikes 8000 km Around the Balkans

Travel

September 27, 2015

Travel

Jacob Laukaitis Bikes 8000 km Around the Balkans

This Summer Jacob Laukaitis motorbiked across the Balkan States: He did 8,000 kilometers across 15 countries and 19 borders completely alone. Check out this beautiful 2 minutes video about…

September 27, 2015

THE BOX: Six Months In!

News

September 15, 2015

News

THE BOX: Six Months In!

Wow. Six months have just flown by for me. Six months ago we started The Box.   Since then we've sent out 150 Boxes to addresses all over the country. Every month we've sent a collection of…

September 15, 2015 | Popular

Al Barouk: The Chouf Cedar Reserve and its Surroundings

Mechwar Videos | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 02, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Al Barouk: The Chouf Cedar Reserve and its Surroundings

Barouk (Arabic: الباروك‎) is a village in the Chouf District of Lebanon. Historically, the village is known for being the "land of good", because of its fountain (Nabeh-el-Barouk). The poet…

September 02, 2015 | Travel | Shouf

Brummana: Souvenirs of our Childhood

Mechwar Videos | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 02, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Brummana: Souvenirs of our Childhood

Brummana (Arabic: برمانا‎) is a town in the Matn District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate in Lebanon. It is located east of Beirut, overlooking the…

September 02, 2015 | Travel | Metn

Famous Saint Mary Sanctuaries Around Lebanon: The Adventure in One Day...

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

August 15, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Famous Saint Mary Sanctuaries Around Lebanon: The Adventure in One Day...

As Lebanon celebrates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven with prayers, family gathering and fireworks, we at NoGarlicNoOnions traveled the country's most impressive churches dedicated to…

August 15, 2015 | Travel | Lebanon

Beauty has a Name: Lebanon... Definitely Lebanon

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 30, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Beauty has a Name: Lebanon... Definitely Lebanon

Beauty has a name: Lebanon... Definitely Lebanon This is the Lebanon locals want to share with the world... You've seen the international news reports. You've heard the talks. But Lebanon is much…

July 30, 2015 | Popular | Lebanon

Mechwar Bdadoun and the Surrounding villages

Mechwar Videos | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 25, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Mechwar Bdadoun and the Surrounding villages

Mechwar takes you weekly to a new village in Lebanon, where tasty bites are discovered, enjoyed and shared. I was at Bdadoun, but this village didn't have enough details to share so I ended up…

June 25, 2015 | Travel | Mount Lebanon

Batroun: Peaceful and Serene City

Mechwar Videos | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

February 12, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Batroun: Peaceful and Serene City

Located 50 km North of Beirut, and 29 km South of Tripoli, Batroun is the official center of its caza, with a population of around 20,000. One of the oldest cities in the world,…

February 12, 2015 | Travel | Batroun

Iceland: A Match Made in Heaven...

Travel | Iceland Europe

Europe

February 11, 2015

Travel

Iceland: A Match Made in Heaven...

Excitement arose as fresh air filled my lungs. Putting us in contact was a challenge! Will it work between us? I could hear the sound of my feet on the white carpet of snow as I walked out of the…

February 11, 2015 | Iceland

An English House in the Heart of Iceland's Wild

Spotted Stories | Iceland Europe

Europe

January 21, 2015

Spotted Stories

An English House in the Heart of Iceland's Wild

You won’t expect that something like this exists in the middle of nowhere in Iceland. What am I talking about? Ensku Husin – a house, which looks exactly like a typical old English…

January 21, 2015 | Iceland

Visiting Zahle: A Delicious Journey Around the Bekaa Capital

Mechwar Videos | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

January 05, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Visiting Zahle: A Delicious Journey Around the Bekaa Capital

Zahle is one of Lebanon’s gems. Although a long drive away from Beirut city, Zahle is not at all far, especially if you’re looking for something delicious to eat… Zahle has so much…

January 05, 2015 | Travel | Zahle

Come and Discover The Lebanon as Not Seen on TV

Travel

December 21, 2014

Travel

Come and Discover The Lebanon as Not Seen on TV

This is the Lebanon locals want to share with the world... You've seen the international news reports. You've heard the talk. But Lebanon is much more than that. From exciting Beirut nights to the…

December 21, 2014

Jbeil: Come Discover, One of the World's Oldest Cities

Mechwar Videos | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 24, 2014

Mechwar Videos

Jbeil: Come Discover, One of the World's Oldest Cities

On our latest episode of Mechwar, we chose Byblos to discover one of the oldest cities in the world, but not the way we already know it. Yes, this city witnessed the discovery of alphabets, but…

November 24, 2014 | Travel | Jbeil

The Cedars of Lebanon: Food, Fun and Discoveries (The Video)

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 09, 2014

Mechwar Videos

The Cedars of Lebanon: Food, Fun and Discoveries (The Video)

Before the Cedars turns completely white, I decided to travel all the way up North to discover one of the main tourist attractions in Lebanon. The Cedars is a place the whole world talks about and…

November 09, 2014 | Travel | North Lebanon

Wine Grapes Harvest Season in Lebanon: Bekaa and Batroun

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

October 18, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Wine Grapes Harvest Season in Lebanon: Bekaa and Batroun

So much to discover and appreciate in our beautiful country...I wake up sometimes wanting to discover what's happening behind the mountains and valleys.. I am always ready to pack my camera and head…

October 18, 2014 | Mechwar Videos

Street Food in Tyre: Foul, Fish, Meat... Enjoying a Joyful City

Mechwar Videos | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 12, 2014

Mechwar Videos

Street Food in Tyre: Foul, Fish, Meat... Enjoying a Joyful City

In Mechwar's second episode, we went to Tyre, one of the world's oldest cities to discover the finest street food gems. Follow us to south of Lebanon, to Tyre, the city of life and positive…

October 12, 2014 | Travel | South Lebanon

MTV: مشوار" بحلة جديدة ومميزة... مع انطوني رحيل

Mechwar Videos

September 22, 2014

Mechwar Videos

MTV: مشوار" بحلة جديدة ومميزة... مع انطوني رحيل

مع الانطلاقة الجديدة  لبرنامج Alive صباحي، حلة جديدة لمختلف الفقرات ولعل من ابرزها تلك التي ارتدها فقرة "مشوار". يوم الاحد سيكون مميزا في صبحية الام تي في، مرتين شهريا، مع د.…

September 22, 2014 | News

KissProof: One of Badaro's Hip Places

International Cuisine | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 18, 2014

International Cuisine

KissProof: One of Badaro's Hip Places

Everyone is talking about Badaro - a new district in Beirut that's booming with new restaurants and pubs. One such place that's getting some buzz around town is Kissproof, a casual and laid back bar…

June 18, 2014 | Recommended | Badaro

Food: Ads vs Reality - An Interesting Infographic

Popular

June 17, 2014

Popular

Food: Ads vs Reality - An Interesting Infographic

If you drool over that gleaming pure honey flowing over steamy mashed potato you’ve seen on TV, hold your horses. You’re likely salivating over motor oil and freshly microwaved wet tampon…

June 17, 2014 | Spotted Stories

Dar... Books, Food and Positive Vibes

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 09, 2014

International Cuisine

Dar... Books, Food and Positive Vibes

Positive vibes is what Dar Bistro is all about. A few words I can use to describe this place include fresh, soothing, interactive, interesting and unique... a place where people come to enjoy food in…

June 09, 2014 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

Buffet Dinner at Radisson Blu, Tala Bay - Al Aqaba

International Cuisine | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

June 03, 2014

International Cuisine

Buffet Dinner at Radisson Blu, Tala Bay - Al Aqaba

I've always been a fan of buffets at hotels. It helps in rating the stay from its culinary side, which I think is the most important aspect. A good buffet reflects professional staff,…

June 03, 2014 | Restaurants | Jordan

Celebrating The Brazilian Flavors at Indigo on the Roof

News

June 02, 2014

News

Celebrating The Brazilian Flavors at Indigo on the Roof

The embassy of Brazil and Le Gray, Beirut are celebrating the Brazilian fine cuisine between 5 and 7 June Indigo on the roof. Brazilian chefs Paulo Machado and Erik Nako have concocted a menu that…

June 02, 2014

The Four Seasons: Beirut's Highest Roof Lounge is Now Open

News | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 21, 2014

News

The Four Seasons: Beirut's Highest Roof Lounge is Now Open

Summer is here and and we know that not just from the change of weather but also with the openings of rooftops in Beirut. The Four Seasons Hotel welcomed the most eminent members of the Beirut…

May 21, 2014 | Beirut

Salon el 3a2ilat, Zahle: Lebanon's Finest Kaak b 7alib

Desserts & Sweets | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

May 21, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

Salon el 3a2ilat, Zahle: Lebanon's Finest Kaak b 7alib

I’d last been to Zahle more than two years ago and the flavors of their Kaak b Halib hadn’t left my memory. I can still remember their texture, their smell, their aroma and rich…

May 21, 2014 | Popular | Zahle

Around 23 Michelin Stars in 60 Seconds

Michelin

April 06, 2014

Michelin

Around 23 Michelin Stars in 60 Seconds

Here's your chance to visit Michelin-starred restaurants in a 60-second video which takes you on a culinary journey across a group of restaurants that collectively boasts 23 stars. This video,…

April 06, 2014 | Spotted Stories

Hajj Nasr Sandwiches... Doesn't Seem to be Closing Down Anytime Soon

Sandwiches | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 23, 2014

Sandwiches

Hajj Nasr Sandwiches... Doesn't Seem to be Closing Down Anytime Soon

Many of you may know Hajj Nasr, one of the smallest sandwhicherias in Lebanon. You must have come across it, even if you haven’t actually tried it. Nestled in the heart of Achrafieh’s…

March 23, 2014 | Street Food | Achrafieh

It's Alive: Frankenstein-esque Room at Icehotel, Sweden

Spotted Stories

December 11, 2013

Spotted Stories

It's Alive: Frankenstein-esque Room at Icehotel, Sweden

Welcome into the laboratory of a crazy scientist, complete with mysterious gadgets, huge tesla coils, a hatch in the ceiling and a bed where the monster can come alive. And it´s all made out of ice…

December 11, 2013

Going it Alone: 7 Tips for Successful Solo Travel

Travel

December 10, 2013

Travel

Going it Alone: 7 Tips for Successful Solo Travel

By Nikki Bayley, for CNN "To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world." So wrote the great travel writer Freya Stark in her 1932 book "Baghdad…

December 10, 2013

bi Bickfaya: Man2ouchet Abou Roland, Thin Like Paper, Crunchy Like Peanuts

Bread & Bakeries | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 05, 2013

Bread & Bakeries

bi Bickfaya: Man2ouchet Abou Roland, Thin Like Paper, Crunchy Like Peanuts

My journey around town continues and I am always on the look out to discover new tasty things found in different parts of our rich country. While shopping at Black Pepper in Rabieh I spotted a…

September 05, 2013 | Tasty Discoveries | Bickfaya

Visiting and Discovering the Algerian Capital

Travel | Algeria Africa

Africa

July 04, 2013

Travel

Visiting and Discovering the Algerian Capital

Last month, I got invited to lecture in Algiers, the Algerian capital. I knew nothing about this country. I was truly intrigued to go discover it - the country, its people, its food... After visiting…

July 04, 2013 | Algeria

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