Ways to simplify and bring order to your life It doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from, at one point in your life you will feel that life is starting to become overwhelming.  It could be that you are overwhelmed by things and/or commitments. This is when […]


Lebanon offers premier ski destinations for snow enthusiasts across the nation and around the world. Snow skiing is a popular sport in Lebanon, attracting local and overseas visitors to the mountainous Arab nation. It was introduced in 1913 when Ramez Ghazzoui, a Lebanese engineer, returned from his studies in Switzerland […]


A brief biography of one of Australia’s most well known Muslims Waleed Aly is an Australian writer, academic, lawyer, media presenter and musician. Aly is a co-host of Network Ten’s news and current affairs television program The Project, he writes for Fairfax Media, and is a lecturer in politics at […]

Now exhibiting at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum until March 17, 2019 Location:  Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders Street, Melbourne Ticket price:  Concession = free, Adults $15 Kahlil Gibran was a Persian writer, poet and artist (6 January 1883 – 10 April 1931).  The “Kahlil Gibran: The Garden of the Prophet” exhibition celebrates […]

Relaxing pastime or health hazard? What is a shisha? Shisha or sheesha may refer to hookah, a water pipe; mu’assel,  shisha tobacco, narghile or hubble bubble. It is an instrument for smoking tobacco through a bowl with a hose or tube attached. The tube has a mouthpiece that the smoker uses […]

Arabic cinema is dominated by Egyptian movies. Three quarters of all Arab movies are produced in Egypt, leading to an increased interest in films originating in the Arab world. Film industries in Algeria, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia are making more frequent movies than ever before and contributing to […]