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Gallery: Tirana

With 610,000 inhabitants, Tirana is Albania’s capital and largest city. And there is a lot going on! Dive into the vibrant European lifestyle and soak up the feeling of change! Here are our pictures of Tirana. If you are looking for things to do, read our 4...

Gallery: The Albanian Alps

If you visit Albania, you need to go to the Albanian Alps! You will need a 4WD vehicle or be fearless enough to travel by furgon. But once you get there, the scenery, wilderness and hiking options will be rewarding! Here are some pictures to feed your curiosity....
4 memorable things to do in Tirana!

4 memorable things to do in Tirana!

Tirana offers many interesting sights and activities for its visitors. We stayed there for three days. Besides watching the EURO2016 in different fan zones, we walked around a lot through Albania’s growing capital. Orientation It is pretty easy to orient...

Albania: The Essentials

The Albanian identity, as one native told us, lies on three columns: their liberator Skënderbej, their unique language – and Rakija. Albania, or better Shqiperia, is a small country with a big and influencing history. Their national hero Skënderbej dates back to...

Camping in Albanien

Dass Albanien ein Land im Aufbruch ist, tut sich, auch was die Campingplätze angeht, viel. Es wird auf-, ab- und umgebaut, so dass Reiseführer offensichtlich Schwierigkeiten haben, aktuell zu bleiben. Wir haben teilweise wild gecampt, was in Albanien erstens erlaubt...
THIS BLOG IS NOT FOR SALE

THIS BLOG IS NOT FOR SALE

Onward we marched towards the civilized chaos of Kampala. We left early in the morning hoping to get into town before rush-hour traffic. What we didn’t realize is that it is ALWAYS rush hour in Kampala. In our haste we also managed a critical oversight; we missed the...
Italia and into France

Italia and into France

We stayed in Palermo two days and did a lot of walking exploring the old town, there are some amazing bits of Architecture and history but I’m afraid its a bit dirty and down at heel, the heat makes some of the city’s less appealing smells more pungent. From a tourist...