Rebuilding the new Beirut

Sometimes you get a good feeling about a place even before you step foot on its soil. This was the case for Beirut when I first caught a glimpse of the city. The airport is close to the city centre, and if the flights are arriving from the north the flightpath goes over the old […]

Flight Review: Air Arabia – Beirut to Sharjah

Flight: Air Arabia G9 386 From: Beirut (BEY) To: Sharjah (SHJ) I flew with Air Arabia from Beirut to Sharjah. Originally I was searching for flights to Dubai, and on Skyscanner they also show nearby airports. For this search I had the options of flights to Dubai with Emirates or MEA, flights to the new […]

Apartment Review: Alaamira Furnished Apartments, Beirut – Lebanon

Hotel Name: Alaamira Furnished Apartments Address: Tayouneh, Beirut, Lebanon. I stayed at the Alaamira Furnished Apartments in Beirut, Lebanon. This was my first trip to Beirut, and I had no idea about the city layout, or what streets and neighbourhoods to stay at. In the end I picked this for its price and its availability […]

Flight Review: Cyprus Airways – Larnaca to Beirut

Flight: Cyprus Airways CY 122 From: Larnaca (LCA) To: Beirut (BEY) I flew with Cyprus Airways from Larnaca to Beirut. I compared flights with Skyscanner and there were three direct options presented to me: Cobalt, Cyprus Airways, and MEA (Middle East Airways). I hadn’t flown with any of those, so in the end I went […]

Beirut Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Lebanon > Beirut Travel Guide Nomadic Notes Blog Posts Rebuilding the new Beirut – The rebuilding of downtown Beirut after the Lebanese civil war. The city once known as the Paris of the Middle East is fighting to preserve its built heritage while making a new modern city. Beirut Accommodation Beirut hotels […]