Visiting and Discovering the Algerian Capital

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July 04, 2013

Travel & Tourism

Visiting and Discovering the Algerian Capital

Last month, I got invited to lecture in Algiers, the Algerian capital. I knew nothing about this country. I was truly intrigued to go discover it - the country, its people, its food... After visiting…

July 04, 2013 | Algeria

Le Tantra: The Only Decent Food I've had in Alger

Fish & Seafood | Algeria Africa

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June 03, 2013

Fish & Seafood

Le Tantra: The Only Decent Food I've had in Alger

The experiences in Alger have been worse one than the other until we landed at Le Tantra. This fine restaurant everybody in the country talks about. Located just next to La Veranda, in the same area…

June 03, 2013 | French Food | Algeria

La Veranda Algeria: Nothing Seems to be Right Around Here

Fish & Seafood | Algeria Africa

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June 01, 2013

Fish & Seafood

La Veranda Algeria: Nothing Seems to be Right Around Here

La Veranda is located in the region of Bois des Arcades where many supposedly fine restaurants are located. Considered to be one of the good places in town, was the first place I tried during my…

June 01, 2013 | French Food | Algeria

Nour El Hani: A Decent and Tasty Pastry Shop in Algeria

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May 29, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Nour El Hani: A Decent and Tasty Pastry Shop in Algeria

I think so far now you got the picture. I was really hungry most of time during my stay in Algeria, until I experienced some yummy street food. Then I happily discovered Nour El Hani. I think Idri…

May 29, 2013 | Restaurants | Algeria

Al Yasmine Snack, El Djazira Hotel

International Cuisine | Algeria Africa

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May 29, 2013

International Cuisine

Al Yasmine Snack, El Djazira Hotel

Al Yasmine Snack was my first encounter at an Algerian restaurant. Here I understood it all and knew that I was up for a treat in the next upcoming days. Even though it is called a 'Snack', it…

May 29, 2013 | Pizza | Algeria

Hippopotamus, Al Biar: Dirty, Disgusting and Unprofessional (Restaurant Closed)

French Food | Algeria Africa

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May 28, 2013

French Food

Hippopotamus, Al Biar: Dirty, Disgusting and Unprofessional (Restaurant Closed)

This article is a call for immediate action to be taken by the international franchise: Dear Hippopotamus France, a horribly dirty mess represents your brand in Algeria! A disgrace, a shame to the…

May 28, 2013 | Grill & BBQ | Algeria

Le Petit Navire: Eating Delicious Seafood on the Sidewalk

Street Food | Algeria Africa

Africa

May 28, 2013

Street Food

Le Petit Navire: Eating Delicious Seafood on the Sidewalk

I am so passionate about street food and I wanted to discover as many hidden traditions in Algeria as time allows me during my three-day trip. Kouba, one of the areas of Alger, the capital of…

May 28, 2013 | Algeria

Garantita: More than a Simple Tradition, but Algeria's History in a Sandwich

Street Food | Algeria Africa

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May 28, 2013

Street Food

Garantita: More than a Simple Tradition, but Algeria's History in a Sandwich

It was out of the question to leave this city without trying and experiencing some of Algeria's real food. I wanted to know more about this country... and since the food I have tried in so called…

May 28, 2013 | Tasty Discoveries | Algeria

Is This What They Call an International Airport?

Airports | Algeria Africa

Africa

May 28, 2013

Airports

Is This What They Call an International Airport?

What can I tell you about this airport? The first and last impression of a country. Small, tiny, minuscule duty free, with a trail of cigarettes smell all over the place. Badly conceived and dirty…

May 28, 2013 | Travel & Tourism | Algeria

Air Algerie Business Lounge: A Pure Disgrace

Airports | Algeria Africa

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May 28, 2013

Airports

Air Algerie Business Lounge: A Pure Disgrace

I was thinking to myself, what are the minimal requirements for a business lounge: A reasonable choice of food, a decent relaxing sofa to sit on, some private corners to relax in before a flight, a…

May 28, 2013 | Travel & Tourism | Algeria

Hotel Saint George, El Djazair: A Vivid Idea of Algeria's History

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May 26, 2013

Hotels

Hotel Saint George, El Djazair: A Vivid Idea of Algeria's History

Opened in 1889, the Saint George hotel gives you a vivid impression of the history of Algeria, its culture and art. built on a site of a former Arab-Ottoman palace and surrounded by a luxuriant…

May 26, 2013 | Reviews | Algeria

Breakfast at The Saint George Hotel, Algeria: Bad

Breakfast & Coffee | Algeria Africa

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May 26, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at The Saint George Hotel, Algeria: Bad

Two days have already passed where I learned endless things about Algeria's wonders and traditions. Unfortunately good food is definitely not one of its wonders. I am desperately searching for…

May 26, 2013 | Restaurants | Algeria

Restaurant Bilad E Cham, Mazafran: The Worst Lebanese Restaurant

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Algeria Africa

Africa

May 26, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Restaurant Bilad E Cham, Mazafran: The Worst Lebanese Restaurant

I'm in Algeria this weekend... We took a 20-minute drive from Alger's center to reach the touristic compound of Mazafran. That is where the Safir Hotel is located. A restaurant that is supposed to…

May 26, 2013 | Restaurants | Algeria

Tunis 2012: A Culinary Journey Full of Discoveries

Travel & Tourism | Tunisia Africa

Africa

December 12, 2012

Travel & Tourism

Tunis 2012: A Culinary Journey Full of Discoveries

Visiting a new country is a new journey, every city is a new discovery... Three days in Tunis, Carthage and Sidi Bou Said were surely not enough for me to live the complete Tunisian experience but it…

December 12, 2012 | Tunisia

Peppino: Taste the Flavors of Italy in Tunis

Italian Food | Tunisia Africa

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December 10, 2012

Italian Food

Peppino: Taste the Flavors of Italy in Tunis

Located on the first floor of the Golden Tulip, EL Mechtel Hotel, Peppino is an Italian restaurant bringing some of Italy's greatest flavors to the city. What do you get when you a place that…

December 10, 2012 | Restaurants | Tunisia

Sindbad: Eat and Dance Under the Stars in Gammarth

French Food | Tunisia Africa

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November 26, 2012

French Food

Sindbad: Eat and Dance Under the Stars in Gammarth

Have you ever imagined spending the night with the waves tam-taming in the background? Or maybe tasting  delicious plates in a lounge atmosphere? Moving your body to the latest tunes…

November 26, 2012 | International Cuisine | Tunisia

Angelina Restaurant, La Sukra, Tunis

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November 26, 2012

French Food

Angelina Restaurant, La Sukra, Tunis

One of the nights during my stay in Tunis, we were invited to Angelina. A place that many consider as the reference in dining and entertainment around the country. This restaurant, well decorated and…

November 26, 2012 | Italian Food | Tunisia

Buffet Dinner at La Flore Restaurant, Tunis

International Cuisine | Tunisia Africa

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November 26, 2012

International Cuisine

Buffet Dinner at La Flore Restaurant, Tunis

La Flore, located in the lobby of the Golden Tulip Hotel, El Mechtel is an all day dining experience spot that  serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. I enjoyed their breakfast so I decided to try…

November 26, 2012 | Restaurants | Tunisia

La Cloche D'Or Restaurant, Tunis

French Food | Tunisia Africa

Africa

November 26, 2012

French Food

La Cloche D'Or Restaurant, Tunis

From the minute I reached Tunis, I was overwhelmed with curiosity to discover the city, its wonders, its specialties and of course its food. I honestly didn't have a clue about the local Tunisian…

November 26, 2012 | International Cuisine | Tunisia

Bambaloni at Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Street Food | Tunis Tunisia Africa

Tunisia

November 26, 2012

Street Food

Bambaloni at Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Bambaloni (Tunisian Beignet), or if you want you can refer to it as the Tunisian donut, is a crusty circle that a soft and tender from the inside. It is sweet yet a bit salty. The combination is…

November 26, 2012 | Tunis

Tunisair Carthage Airport Business Lounge

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November 25, 2012

Airports

Tunisair Carthage Airport Business Lounge

Tunisair is the flag carrier airline of Tunisia. Formed in 1948, it operates scheduled international services to European, African and Middle Eastern destinations. Its main base…

November 25, 2012 | Travel & Tourism | Tunisia

Breakfast at La Flore Restaurant, Tunis

Breakfast & Coffee | Tunisia Africa

Africa

November 25, 2012

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at La Flore Restaurant, Tunis

Located on the ground floor of the Golden Tulip Hotel El Mechtel Tunis, La Flore is an all day dining restaurant serving Breakfast from 6 to 10am, lunch from 12 to 3pm and dinner from 7 to 11pm. It's…

November 25, 2012 | International Cuisine | Tunisia

Le Cafe Des Delices, Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

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November 23, 2012

Popular

Le Cafe Des Delices, Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia

Le Cafe Des Delices or Sidi Chabaan is located in Sidi Bou Said, one of Tunis's little cliffs, over looks Tunis Bay and marina. A whole hill is transformed into a cafe/restaurant where tourists and…

November 23, 2012 | Restaurants | Tunisia

La Closerie Restaurant Lounge, La Soukra, Tunis

French Food | Tunisia Africa

Africa

November 23, 2012

French Food

La Closerie Restaurant Lounge, La Soukra, Tunis

A beautiful relaxing lounge surrounded by palm trees and two pools, La Closerie, allows you to escape the city's hectic lifestyle. La Closerie has been the talk of town in Tunis for a while now. It's…

November 23, 2012 | International Cuisine | Tunisia

Staying at the Golden Tulip Hotel El Mechtel, Tunis

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November 16, 2012

Hotels

Staying at the Golden Tulip Hotel El Mechtel, Tunis

I knew I was in for a treat as two guards opened the gates that led my ride into the Golden Tulip El Mechtel - a delightful place situated on the perimeter of the Belvedere Park. The same guards…

November 16, 2012 | Reviews | Tunisia

Delicious Lebanese Creations in Tunis: Afandi Restaurant

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Tunisia Africa

Africa

November 16, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Delicious Lebanese Creations in Tunis: Afandi Restaurant

Located on the first floor of the Golden Tulip Hotel, Afandi is a restaurant that serves a wide selection of the tastiest Lebanese specialty dishes, which we often crave for when away from home.…

November 16, 2012 | Recommended | Tunisia

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