My 12 bucket list destinations for 2017

A new year, a new start, a new me..you know the typical cliches. Personally, all I care about is New Destinations. I have 12 in mind for 2017 1-Russia-Saint Petersburg #followmeto Church of the Savior on Blood in Saint Petersburg with @natalyosmann. For those coming to Russia for sightseeing – this is one of my favorite…

Mysteries of the World: 7 myths about Baalbeck

While Egypt, Peru and Mexico have their enigmatic pyramids, Lebanon has the enigmatic colossal of Baalbeck. Giants, aliens, fallen angels, evil spirits etc could have built it. Because why not?

25 ultimate movies that will inspire you to travel

Let’s forget about the elections for a while, and go somewhere most of us agree to go to: the movie world. It wasn’t my parents who infected me with the love of travel; quite the opposite my dad hated travelling and often tried to teach us on how to be content with Lebanon because according to my deceased father:…

The beautiful Inside-Out Curacao

Erwin and I have been planning to go to the Caribbean for almost the day we met. Our initial plan was to elope to the Bahamas, our second was a Florida/Clearwater wedding with a Caribbean cruise as a honeymoon. None of these plans however worked. We ended up having a civil marriage in Cyprus and a religious…

Lebanon and the Beautiful: Byblos-Mab’aj Grotto-Aanaya- Jounieh

You can’t get to know Lebanon without going through some Phoenician history. And you can’t go through that history without visiting Byblos, which is not only one of the oldest Phoenician establishments but also one the most beautiful cities in the world. At the very beginning there was Byblos. While Rome is known to be the Eternal…

5 of The Most Beautiful European Canal Cities

Is it just me, or do cities with canals have this striking charm that can leave any person in an infatuated state of mind. Although they are big cities like many others, the canals and bridges criss-crossing all around give them a specific trait which makes them ideal destinations for hopeless romantics like myself. Here are my favorite European…

My favorite pictures around the Globe!

Exactly a week ago, the world was celebrating Photo day. Where millions of pictures are uploaded every minute, World Photo Day inspired thousands of photographers across the planet to share a single photo with a simple purpose: to share their world with the world. In this new Social Era, it is fascinating how an app such as Instagram…

Why you shouldn’t go to Venice!

We have all watched the movies, read the books, seen the pictures, heard the stories. But once you go to Venice, you need to drop all those preconceived ideas, visuals and sounds and let them dissolve into the water surrounding this miraculous, timeless, exquisite city with it’s magical maze of canals, cobbled paths and bridges all wrapped around…