Lebanon

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
6 top beers in the Middle East and North Africa

6 top beers in the Middle East and North Africa

Despite having a rep for being near teetotal, these six destinations are brewing up some surprisingly decent bottles of the brown stuff
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
A Lebanese valley where the Roman ruins outstrip Rome

A Lebanese valley where the Roman ruins outstrip Rome

A temple the size of several football pitches, the biggest stone monolith ever carved. Now could be the time to visit this Middle Eastern marvel
An eating tour of Lebanon

An eating tour of Lebanon

A food adventurer explains how to go beyond the well-known staples of hummus, tabbouleh and kebabs
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