King's Cake Epiphany


King’s Cake Traditions in Lebanon

January 5, 2015

The making of the King’s Cake, also known as Galette Des Rois, has been celebrated throughout ages to commemorate Epiphany on January 6th, marking the end of the Christmas season. Named after the 3 Magi kings who visited baby Jesus, traditionally, a sweet … Continue reading

American University of Beirut - My University! (photo courtesy of Ahmad El Itani, AUB's Office of Communications)


Christmas In Lebanon

December 26, 2012

In an attempt to convey to all of you my readers around the globe how Christmas in Lebanon looks like, here are a few photographs…   Let me know how you found them :)

Beautiful little ballerinas...


Christmas in Beirut: ABC Achrafieh

December 25, 2012

Every year, this grand mall located in a suburb of Beirut, Achrafieh, makes fascinating dreams of enchanted Holidays come true! By creating state-of-the art decorations, circus shows, diverse charades, chorales with their costumes. Everything is perfected down to every detail. It’s the … Continue reading



Christmas in Beirut: Zaitunay Bay

December 24, 2012

It is common knowledge now that the Lebanese are famous for inventing a reason to party even when there’s none! So how about when it’s Christmas in Beirut?! Enchanting Decorations were starting to appear around Lebanon since mid November… People couldn’t just wait … Continue reading


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