Syrian refugees: The key behind-the-scenes helpers in the crisis
Adnan, a Syrian refugee outreach volunteer. (Twitter)
Refugee Outreach Volunteers: The UNHCR’s Unsung Heroes
Whether it’s in the hinterlands of Aarsal on the Lebanese-Syrian border, the Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian desert or different homes and tented settlements in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, these are the stories that had the most profound impact on me, and many of you.
Source: Gino's Blog
Lebanese Mulberry Syrup, 3 ways
When I visited Lebanon a few years ago for the first time, I went with what I thought was a very open mind about all that I would see and experience. When it came down to it, though, I believed my sense for Lebanese ingredients and flavors had to be broad enough that there might not be many surprises.
Source: Maureen Abood
Things people do or think but never talk about.
I live in a country where everyone is trying so hard to be cool or classy, that sometimes I just can’t help it but giggle. Girls here definitely eat rainbows and poop butterflies (and this is how they stay skinny. Has nothing to do with early stages of anorexia or supplements. Nop, not at all).
Source: Heels over Heads
Outfit #3: I am the Man
We live in a world which changes every single day. Nothing stays as it is in the past. People are moving forward in everything: they are creating new technologies, setting higher goals, refusing suppression, protesting against corruption and changing their traditional way of thinking.
Source: Fashion et Passion
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