Mea New Menu

My latest Middle East Airlines flight from Beirut to London turned out to be much more interesting than expected: The Lebanese airline just released a brand new design for their inflight menu! You may wonder why a new plane menu would make a flight more exciting. Well, MEA is maybe not the best airline in […]

Beirut Art Fair 2013

In case you missed the 2013 edition of the Beirut Art Fair that took place between the 19th and 22nd of September 2013 at BIEL here is a quick selection of the works I liked the most. Shadow Art by Bassam Al Selawi – Abu Dhabi Art Hub B For Beirut by Gilbert Debs & […]

Third Year The JR Express

Today marks the end of my third year of blogging! Through experience and thanks to your constant feedback and support I was able to grow much bigger which is what kept me motivated all year long. I’ve posted on average three posts per week lately and always try to be regular. For those of you who […]

JOBS poster

I’m sure you are really excited to watch JOBS, a movie telling the life story of the one and only Steve Jobs! Well, guess what? With The JR Express, and thanks to T3 Middle East, you can win an invitation for two to watch JOBS on August 22nd at ABC Ashrafieh (Beirut, Lebanon) at 8PM with […]

Internet Lebanon Stats

Ipsos MENA released lately interesting statistics about the internet usage and consumption habits in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The numbers were presented at the ArabNet Beirut Conference 2013 by the regional president Elie Aoun. I gathered the most important numbers concerning Lebanon in an Infographic that you will find below. You […]

PayPal Lebanon

[UPDATE] 2013 is now over and PayPal is still not available in Lebanon. I contacted the company to get more info about that. You can check their reply at the end of this post. I precise again that in March 2013, PayPal said it will soon available in Lebanon and most probably by the end of […]

Ayam Beirut El Cinemaiya Poster

The 7th edition of Ayam Beirut Al Cinema’iya (Cinema Days of Beirut), a film festival happening every two years, is taking place in 2013 from March 15th to 24th. Beirut DC, organizers of the event, offered The JR Express a press festival pass and thus the opportunity to know more about the 49 films being […]

Nissan Suggest An Arrest

Few days ago, Nissan Lebanon launched its latest campaign entitled “Suggest An Arrest”. On March 2nd 2013, the “Nissan Police” squad raided Uruguay street popular for its bars and nightlife activity to bust suspected drunk drivers. They randomly spotted suspects in bars, made them go through funny drinking tests (Dancing Gangnam style following a straight […]

Mashkal Khoury Home

Khoury Home, one of the biggest retail store in Lebanon, launched its latest marketing campaign to promote their latest credit payment offer: They opted for the viral marketing advertisement. A video entitled “Mashkal at Khoury Home” (Arabic translation for “Fight”) was published today, February 6th, on YouTube. The plot-line is simple and reflects the local […]