Stories

The rebellious women that inspire me

The rebellious women that inspire me

May 22, 2017

Sometimes I wish I had picked an easier name for my blog. It gets tiring to repeat and spell out “the R-E-B-E-L Chronicles” to people I meet, over and over again. But then again I tell myself that I picked the name for a [...]

A Lebanese in Singapore

A Lebanese in Singapore

December 28, 2016

I traveled to Singapore last month with my EMBA class for a one week seminar. This was my second time to the country and a serious eye opener. Imagine 40 Lebanese landing in Singapore. I don’t know who experienced more of a culture [...]

Things only an only child would understand

Things only an only child would understand

October 25, 2016

We’re not spoiled brats. Well, not all of us at least. Some of my friends with siblings are way brattier and more selfish than one could imagine. Our parents tend to be slightly overbearing and overprotective. Of course, all parents [...]

The city that refuses to die

The city that refuses to die

October 14, 2016

Beirut is known to be the city of contrasts. I travel so often to Lebanon that I honestly no longer notice the disparity. My Greek colleague brought this to my attention when he travelled to Beirut for the very first time a couple of [...]

How to be a terrible model

How to be a terrible model

June 8, 2016

I was asked to do my first ever photoshoot two months ago by my amazing friend and brilliant photographer Charbel Haddad. Little did I know, modelling is actually a tough job! It took 4 hours of shooting, countless encouraging words [...]

Savor every bite

Savor every bite

March 15, 2016

I was having dinner with my childhood friend Samira a few days ago when something suddenly dawned on me. Samira, her cousin, and I were eating after being famished for a few hours, and while her cousin and I scarfed down our food, [...]

The many lives of a couple

The many lives of a couple

December 13, 2015

Everyone views relationships differently. You could be fused together into one single soul who share absolutely everything, from meals to friends and anything in between. Then there are those who adopt a more independent approach. [...]

Dating instincts

Dating instincts

November 8, 2015

I recently went on a few dates with a certain gentleman, let’s call him Will. I’ve changed his name, as one must always protect the innocent, or not-so-innocent in this particular case. I promise you that I felt something [...]

Things no one tells you about growing up

Things no one tells you about growing up

September 13, 2015

I recall being this young stubborn child (and no, I haven’t lost that stubborness with age!) that wanted to do everything I desired whenever I pleased. It infuriated me when my parents used to say no. All I wanted was to be a [...]

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