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Expat Guide to Living in Algiers

Whether you're already living in Algiers or preparing to move to Algiers, our Expat Guide to Living in Algeria offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Algiers. For answers to specific questions, visit our Algeria Forum to talk with expats in Algiers.

Culture Shock in Algiers, Algeria

A Dutch woman who moved to Algiers said that it took her awhile realise what it was exactly that made it so difficult for her to live in Algeria. She now knows that it's her sense of freedom which she seems to have lost.

Culture Shock in Algiers, Algeria

When a woman from Malaysia married a man from Algeria, they needed to decide where to live. She considered living in Algeria, but ultimately convinced him to move to Malaysia. She shares her eye-opening experiences in the beautiful Berber Mountains and Algiers - where they continue to visit regularly!

More Culture Shock Reports for Algiers

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Algiers handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Algiers:
Submit a Culture Shock Report

Living Overseas Report

What are people's priorities in Algiers - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Algiers by filling out our Living Overseas Report.

Submit a Living Overseas Report

Moving Overseas Report

What should you take with you when you move to Algiers? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Algiers? Help others moving to Algiers by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.

Submit a Moving Overseas Report

International School Report

Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Algiers with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Algiers, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.

Submit an International School Review

Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Algiers. If you are already living in Algiers, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report

Overseas Retirement Report

Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Algiers by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby in Algiers Reports

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Algiers? Below are some of the reports from expats in Algiers:
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Algiers? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Algiers? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

Submit a Working Abroad Report

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