Albania’s National Parks spread from the lagoons at the Adriatic seashore to the Limestone Mountains of the Dinaric Alps and the wetlands of the Great and the Small Prespa Lakes at the trans-border national park, which Albania shares with the Republic of Macedonia and Greece Albania is a mountainous country, about two-thirds of the territory […]

Tirana is a city that grew on me and which I wish I had more time to explore. In this article, I will tell you all about the best things to do in Tirana from my recent visit. From street art and museums, to food, culture, landmarks and historical monuments, Tirana is a fascinating and really interesting […]

By Christine Blau This past week, UNESCO updated their eclectic list of the world’s most fascinating places. Countries campaign hard to get their treasured wilderness reserves, archeological ruins, and historic sites recognized by the esteemed program. After much deliberation, the organization decides each year on new sites worthy of World Heritage status to add to […]

                            If you ever wanted to stop the time and go back in the history now there’s the chance to do it. Smart Travel, an Amazon.com project, writes that the Old Europe is still alive and is perfectly impersonated in 10 tourist […]

Created by Brana Vladisavljevic May 3, 2016 at 4:49 pm Birdwatching tours in the wetland areas of Albania’s Adriatic coast are becoming this country’s new tourist attraction. Over the last couple of years, since the government’s ban on hunting was introduced in 2014, wildlife numbers have improved and tour operators have started offering guided itineraries […]

  Kotor – Tirana  Price: 140 Euro Budva – Tirana  Price: 130 Euro Podgorica – Tirana  Price: 120 Euro Prishtina – Tirana  Price: 130 Euro Prizeren – Tirana  Price: 100 Euro Shkup – Tirana  Price: 180 Euro Ohrid – Tirana  Price: 140 Euro Ioannina – Tirana  Price: 200 Euro   Tirana – Kotor  Price: 140 […]

Bird-watching and wildlife tours in Adriatic Sea lagoons have drawn international tourist attention after a government ban on hunting. Fatjona Mejdini BIRN The Albanian government has recently repurposed Karavasta Lagoon in Divjake National park. The largest lagoon in Albania, Karavasta was until recently closed to the general public. Situated about 90km south of Tirana on […]

Sarah Drury Seferis’s line about his native Greece, ‘Our country is a closed in place, all mountains’, haunted my mind as I traversed Albania. I had gone in the hope that Albania now would be like the southern Europe of my student days. The news in brief is: it is, and it isn’t. First impressions of […]