Algeria in the News

The best place to find out the latest news about Algeria and its sights is on Expert Algeria's Facebook page - but you can also find some of the most recent press articles here - below and opposite!

Algeria: A Continent All In Itself

So says The Washington Post!

"The largest country in Africa boasts a pristine Mediterranean coastline, fertile green highlands, snow-peaked mountains and the majestic Sahara down south. Unlike its immediate neighbors Tunisia and Morocco, Algeria is not a busy tourist destination, yet it is a country of rare beauty. The main differences is that there are virtually no foreign tourists in Algeria (with the exception of some French visitors)."

Algiers: North Africa's White Lady

The British newspaper the Guardian recently published the following article on Algiers by Horatio Clare. We re-print it here because it is such an usual thing for the English-speaking media to take an interest in Algeria. More info >

Madame Africa Unites Algeria and France

The basilica of Notre Dame d'Afrique, towering above the Mediterranean on the heights of the Bologhine district of Algiers, welcomed a small but unusual crowd on Monday. More info >

Gardens in the Sahara

Sounds unlikely? Well, it's true: the Palace in the Desert outside El Oued boasts a beautiful English garden, and in the nearby sand dunes there are fields of potatoes. More info >