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Monday Photo: Beirut, Lebanon

A travel photo of Beirut, Lebanon.Read More
Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Beirut, Lebanon

A travel photo of Beirut, Lebanon.Read More
Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Beirut, Lebanon

A travel photo of Beirut, Lebanon.Read More
Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Beirut, Lebanon

A travel photo of Beirut, Lebanon.Read More
Travel Photos

Monday Photo: Beirut, Lebanon

A travel photo of Beirut, Lebanon.Read More
Children playing football in Mandalay, Burma

Photo Feature: Football Around the World

Every two years work on The Working Traveller slows down as I focus my attention on the festival of football playing out on the TV.Read More
Holiday Inn. Beirut, Lebanon

Beiruti Bingo

Okay, here’s the game. Round up as many other travellers as you can and race around Beirut trying to spot or experience all of the following. The first one to get a row of all six wins. Read More
Shoeshine boys. Dohuk, Kurdistan, Iraq

The (not quite) Cairo to (almost) Istanbul Trip Highlights (in Pictures) 2

Laying slap bang in the way of getting to Turkey, we needed to cross Syria to get home but when we turned up at the border Syria said no and turned me away. We had to decide what to do next. The temptation was to turn around and head back to Egypt and take the once in a lifetime opportunity to have the Pyramids and the rest of Egypt’s historical assets to ourselves. Then we remembered the country we bumped when planning our route. We flew to Beirut.Read More
Street art in Beirut

Photos of Beirut Street Art

Bordering Israeli and with its own multi fragmented political scene, it should come as no surprise that the most politicised street art I have noticed was found in Beirut.Read More
Travel in Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut? Why on Earth Would We Want to go There?

With one of us from Belfast way we know how a repuatation can stick but, far from a war weary city, Beirut is making efforts to regain its Paris of the East tag. And like Terry Waite, Brian Keenan and John McCarthy we stayed longer than intended.Read More