Discover: Bastion 23, Algeria

Bastion 23, also known as Le Palais des Raïs (The Palace of Kings) is an Ottoman era fortress located in central Algiers. Construction began in 1576 under the orders of the Ottoman Dey Ramdhan Pacha, who wanted to reinforce the defenses in the Lower Casbah, and continued until 1798. Bastion 23 was originally a part of…

Discover: Musée D’Orsay, Paris

Musée d’Orsay is a work of art in itself. It was originally a train station until 1975, when the Direction des Musées de France considered installing a museum in a train station where all the art from the second half of the 19th century could be displayed. The station then underwent refurbishment and was finally…

Discover: Roman Ruins of Tipasa, Algeria

The Roman Ruins of Tipasa is a UNESCO site located approximately 70km west of Algiers. Originally a Punic trading post dating back to 600 B.C., it was a place for exchanges between the Carthaginians and the indigenous population. Colonized by the Ancient Romans after the Third Punic War, it was then turned into a military…