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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Summer Escape

Jaz                                       The heat is on……kurban (3)                                    time to get away……. kurban                             with or to someone special….. sun (3) on boats, planes, bikes, trains, cars, helicopters, donkey, camels, elephant or by adidas. Close or far, safe travels to all!

Monday, June 18, 2012

Dig It Up

home city (5) If Golf is your game, here’s where you’ll find 18 holes. CNN digs up the story of Golf Course of Lebanon. Like many places in Lebanon, there’s a rough history. If you prefer to putter with a few less hazards, there’s always Putt-Putt.

Lebanese Brew

lebanese brew “Try something brave” seems like a nice idea but isn’t that what Lebanese do on a daily basis? Lawless,hazardous roads, insane drivers, drunken drivers barreling down mountain roads, polluted air and beaches, tainted food, expired drugs, corrupt law enforcement, treading carefully through the land mines of wasta, not knowing who has it and who doesn’t, freedom of speech as long as you don’t step on the wrong toes, entering an elevator wondering if the power Gods will frown upon you, entering an aging building knowing it was inspected ages ago, if ever, watching the ambulance sirens being ignored as the driver nudges the injured through traffic, knowing any needed blood will be scrounged up by the family, watching blood being drawn by a lab tech who doesn’t wear any gloves as the donor wonders who is most at risk in this case, the donor or the recipient, instinctively knowing not to touch loose wires hanging near the sidewalk and using spider senses to know where the sidewalk ends,dips, snags or drops down into a new construction gorge are just a sampling of what the average Lebanese bravely faces on a daily basis. So thanks for suggesting we kick it up a notch. How about pass a beer.. or 2… 3?  Nevermind, just keep ‘em coming.
Brofessional Report has the entire ad campaign since wouldn’t open…hmmm.

Sailing Beirut

waterfront city (2)Beirut has great conditions for sailing but wise sailors know that sometimes there are a few tricks you’ll need to know to stay afloat…financially. 

Sunday, June 17, 2012

In My New World

inmynewworld (2)#InMyNewWorld cell phone companies wouldn’t make feel good adsinmynewworld (9)to make us forget that we’re paying the highest rates in the world in a country that consistently sacrifices the needs of the people for financial gain.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Bragging Rights

grand cinemas (5) Summer expats will be delighted to have something new to add to their “In Lebanon” collection. “Champagne and Caviar at the Movies” is the new “Valet Parking at Mcdonald’s”.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Freeze! Mr.Lebanon

fiordelli (12)Wissam Hanna is looking very….
  ☐patriotic in red,white and blue.
  ☐Miami Vice
  ☐George Michael
  ☐All of the above

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Lebanese Impressions

zinaline (6)        The only way to impress a Lebanese with your kitchen…..zinaline (5)                                 is if it’s on your yacht.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Learn Lebanese

hardees    Learning spoken Lebanese is easier when it’s written in Arabish..hardees (4)       These learning tools are courtesy of Hardee’s. Merci ktir!