It’s got beaches with clear blue waters that shimmer with the best of the Mediterranean; there are enough mountains and rivers for endless days of hiking and rafting; and to the south sit UNESCO World Heritage sites and castles that have seen the rise and fall of great empires like the Byzantine and Ottoman. But […]

Some Good News, Some Bad News, and the Journey to Valbona, Northern Albania Posted by Larissa On March 28th, 2016 A journey to Valbona in Northern Albania was something that was high on my list to do since I first learned about Quku i Valbonës and the magnanimous Catherine and her partner Alfred who run it […]

  Albania has been promoted in various important international magazines which have increased the curiosity of their readers to visit Albania but, in the recent years we are noticing a very helpful and encouraging trend applied by tourists from all over Europe or the USA who try to promote Albania through photos, videos and articles. And the […]

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Albania is a country that until now is only recognized by a few travellers, although the country on the Mediterranean Sea has many advantages. It is for example much cheaper and less crowded than more popular holiday countries. Those loving the wild nature, charm and Mediterranean air should definitely take a chance on Albania. Do […]

Chicago Now: Albania, Beauty and Struggle on the Adriatic Naturally, there is much, much more to Albania. It has vistas and beaches that rival the French Riviera. It has an enviable Mediterranean climate. But, sadly, it has had a troubled history. Until 1991, Albania was under Communist rule for 40 years. Then, in 1998-1999,… Balkans […]

INTRODUCTION Hidden away in an almost forgotten corner of Europe, Albania is Europe’s next upcoming travel destination. If you have a week to spare, this country should not be missed. 3 REASONS TO GO ​It’s affordable – Accommodation, eating out, transportation: Albania gives more bang for your buck than most other European countries. Wonderful contrasts […]

The Pyramid Freshly painted, the Pyramid still sits as a reminder of communism in downtown Tirana. The Pyramid is one of the main attractions to those visiting Albania’s capital. Used as a NATO base during the Kosovo war, it now sits as a reminder of communism in downtown Tirana. Youth often climb it and hang out […]