7 Brunch Spots in Lebanon That’ll Make You Drool

7 Brunch Spots in Lebanon That’ll Make You Drool

by Rana Awadalla

Shake up your week by exploring the most exciting new brunches in and around Lebanon, whether at a brand new restaurant or and old one that is upping their brunch game. From fluffy pancakes to Spanish omelettes we’ve compiled a list of epic brunch spots in Lebanon for them late risers.     Deli.co   […]

The Middle East Will Literally Be Lit for World Autism Awareness Day and It’s Amazing

The Middle East Will Literally Be Lit for World Autism Awareness Day and It’s Amazing

by Rana Elhawary

The world’s biggest capitals are lighting up their monuments with the color blue as part of the “Light It Up Blue Campaign,” to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day. April has also been officially sanctioned by the United Nations as Autism Awareness Month.   Over, 13,000 buildings have joined this campaign and, of course, the Middle […]

These Stunning Pictures of Faraya Will Make You Book the next Flight to Lebanon

These Stunning Pictures of Faraya Will Make You Book the next Flight to Lebanon

by Alaa Fares

Lebanon is a very popular traveling destination for Arabs, however, we skip all the beautiful places in it, and just head straight to Beirut. While Beirut is an incredible city, there are other places that are just as incredible!  Just 46 kilometers north of Beirut lays a beautiful village called Faraya. From mountains to sunsets […]

These Magical Pictures of Lebanon’s Baatara Waterfall Will Make You Want to Live There Forever

These Magical Pictures of Lebanon’s Baatara Waterfall Will Make You Want to Live There Forever

by Salma Hossam

We here at Scoop Empire are big fans of traveling, we love to visit new places, revisit old ones and basically use the hashtag #wanderlust as much as we can on our Instagram accounts. During our travels, one of our writers happened to bump into the Baatara Gorge Waterfall in Lebanon, and it s safe […]

Fayha Choir: Award-Winning Tripoli Choir Expands to Beirut

Fayha Choir: Award-Winning Tripoli Choir Expands to Beirut

By Souad Lazkani

And “The Choir of the Year” Award goes to FAYHA CHOIR 🎖🎗🏅🏆🎤 A photo posted by Fayha Choir (@fayhachoir) on Mar 5, 2016 at 11:31pm PST   Remember Fayha Choir from Arabs Got Talent? The singers who Ali Jaber, Najwa Karam, and Amr Adeeb were mind-blown by? They made it all the way to the […]

Recycle Beirut Launch Their First Ever Crowdfunding Campaign

Recycle Beirut Launch Their First Ever Crowdfunding Campaign

Recycle Beirut on Vimeo.   Working to defeat the trash crisis in Lebanon’s capital, the Lebanese civil initiative, Recycle Beirut, has just launched their first crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. So far they’ve collected USD 925 via 16 backers, which brings them 9% closer to their USD 10,000 target.     “We are serving more than 800 households and […]

Here’s How You Can Win a Free Trip to Beirut with Or Egypt

Here’s How You Can Win a Free Trip to Beirut with Or Egypt

  You know how sometimes you’re sitting by yourself, contemplating life, wanting to quit everything to travel the world? Yes, we all do that. We think about our dream destinations, the touristic attractions we want to Instagram, and more, much more…but then reality dashes in, like a slap on the face, and tells you you’re […]

How This Beirut Nightclub Became an Unlikely Spot for Political Change

How This Beirut Nightclub Became an Unlikely Spot for Political Change

By Souad Lazkani

  In a recent video, DJ Tala of The Grand Factory, one of the most popular Beirut nightclubs, shares with Refinery29 what deeply troubles the Lebanese. She discusses the political and social instability, even contradictions in how we perceive our country. She confesses the true dilemma of the Lebanese citizen, “We are very attached to […]

Meat the Fish: This Lebanese Restaurant Kteer Bi3a2ed

Meat the Fish: This Lebanese Restaurant Kteer Bi3a2ed

By Souad Lazkani

When it gets this warm at #MTFsaifi, grab a bite in the shade at our table at @trunkconceptstore A photo posted by Meat the Fish (@meatthefish) on Jul 25, 2016 at 2:49am PDT   I found Meat the Fish through Instagram a couple of months ago, and I have to be honest, they’re the highlight […]

Lebanese Voice Actor Elie Iskandar Proves the Internet Could Change Your Life for the Better

Lebanese Voice Actor Elie Iskandar Proves the Internet Could Change Your Life for the Better

By Souad Lazkani

  Earlier this year, Elie Iskandar from Beirut simply uploaded a video to his Facebook where he completely nails voices of several Hollywood characters. To his surprise, he went viral among the Lebanese public. I guess we love new talent, so much so that Iskandar was invited onto several Lebanese talk shows to showcase these […]

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