Disclaimer: From the archives of "Patyl's Perspective", my previous blog, here is the story of Saria. Enjoy xo I am never going to understand Arab mentality and the dos and donts of the society I come from. Over the many years I have spent in Beirut, Lebanon and the men I dated and had long … Continue reading “I am engaged, I can’t talk to you”
Disclaimer: "Go ahead, destroy Armenia. See if you can do it. Send them into the desert without bread or water. Burn their homes and churches. Then see if they will not laugh, sing and pray again. For when two of them meet anywhere in the world, see if they will not create a new Armenia." … Continue reading BOURJ HAMMOUD; SAFE HAVEN FOR THE SURVIVORS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
Disclaimer: A year ago today I wrote this blog post. It takes a small act to bring happiness, hope and a smile to someone in need. Don't forget that. I am proud that my blog post was shared by online publications and reached the number one top post on "Lebanese Blogs" platform. Take a minute or two … Continue reading WHEN I MET JOUDI – THE YOUNG SYRIAN REFUGEE IN BEIRUT
Today I will be taking you to another era of different space and time. A one of a kind discovery, a natural museum surrounded with mountains and greenery. A place where the Mujahideen (freedom fighters) lived and fought against the occupying enemy. Today I will be taking you to Mleeta. Mleeta offers a unique experience … Continue reading Mleeta; The Resistance Tourist Landmark (and me).
A couple of days ago, my sister, friend and I decided to have a road trip towards the northern part of Lebanon. We all agreed that it was high time we discovered the city of Tripoli. We woke up at 8 am and were on the road at 9 already. Our excitement could not be … Continue reading Tripoli; City of Wonders