Tribute to the Paris of the Middle East

Beirut, Lebanon

I’m Polish and I’m European. Europe doesn’t really have one capital. For some it’s Brussels, for some it will be Rome, London, or Amsterdam. But if you asked them where the cultural capital of the Old Continent is, I’m sure Europeans would vote Paris. Isn’t this where our modern values are from? As an European, … Continue reading “Tribute to the Paris of the Middle East”

Solo Female Traveler in Beirut

Downtown Beirut

I’ve dreamt of Lebanon for a long time. I haven’t known much about the place, but it was calling my name. Untold promise of the best food on the planet made me wonder about it even more. When I finally found a scandalously cheap first-minute ticket, I booked it without thinking. I mean I booked … Continue reading “Solo Female Traveler in Beirut”

Travel Flashback #21


They say that a well-traveled person can never be in only one place. It’s so true. Our hearts always wander. They always long for distant lands we fell for. Mine is not an exception. That’s why every week from now on I will be posting one picture of a place that has been on my … Continue reading “Travel Flashback #21”

Beirut’s Little Armenia

Beirut's Little Armenia

“I should like to see any power of the world destroy this race, this small tribe of unimportant people, whose wars have all been fought and lost, whose structures have crumbled, literature is unread, music is unheard, and prayers are no more answered. Go ahead, destroy Armenia . See if you can do it. Send … Continue reading “Beirut’s Little Armenia”

Beirut Street Art Gallery

Beirut Street Art Gallery

I had no expectations of Beirut. I made next to no research before my Lebanese trip. One of the few things I discovered was that travel bloggers I follow haven’t yet mapped the country properly. The second thing I noticed was a grin most of people made after I mentioned that I was heading to … Continue reading “Beirut Street Art Gallery”