Beirut

Artists vs. bulldozers: Battle to save Beirut's heritage gets creative

Artists vs. bulldozers: Battle to save Beirut's heritage gets creative

Rampant property development has cost the Lebanese capital some of its finest old buildings. Can a new initiative help spare others?
What became of Beirut's 1960s jet-set playgrounds?

What became of Beirut's 1960s jet-set playgrounds?

They've been ravaged by war and age, but the places where Brigitte Bardot once rubbed shoulders with Omar Sharif still have some showbiz sparkle
Beirut's new look: Hip designers reshape Lebanon's fashion scene

Beirut's new look: Hip designers reshape Lebanon's fashion scene

Beirut is enjoying a style makeover. Here's how to find the young trend setters behind the city's hot ready-to-wear creations
CNNGo in Beirut: Energetic, historic, charismatic

CNNGo in Beirut: Energetic, historic, charismatic

Get a drink. Bake bread. Go to uni. Even ordinary lives seem to be more extraordinary in Beirut and here's why
5 of the world's best kebab joints

5 of the world's best kebab joints

Sorry. That little doner kebab place you hit on the way home from the pub didn't make the list
10 best bars in Beirut

10 best bars in Beirut

The cosmopolitan city knows how to throw 'em back. After this tour of top watering holes, you'll know why
10 outrageous spas in the Middle East

10 outrageous spas in the Middle East

Where a gold facial means exactly that
Beirut: Souvenir shopping just got chic

Beirut: Souvenir shopping just got chic

Never mind the souks -- Lebanon's capital offers traditional shopping with upscale, contemporary twists
Commercial flight refused entry to Iraq

Commercial flight refused entry to Iraq

Reports suggest flight refused entry to Baghdad because Iraqi minister's son left behind in Lebanon
Video: Hitting the slopes in Lebanon

Video: Hitting the slopes in Lebanon

Middle East? Yes. But you won't find deserts or camels here

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