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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!

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...

Giftschlangen in Afrika

In Albanien haben wir uns an eine Furcht erinnert, mit der wir uns vor unserer Auszeit in Afrika auseinandersetzen müssen: Giftschlangen!!! In München kommt man seltener mit gefährlichem Getier in Berührung, aber in Albanien sind wir erstaunlich vielen Schlangen...
Albania

Albania

Now we are on our way to ALBANIA! Wow we never thought we would say that when we were kids. We needed to make a stop to stock up on supplies for the ferry. The boat leaves at 10 pm, but the check in closes at 7 (actually 9, but on line it says 7). We arrived at 615 to...
Overland Cuisine

Overland Cuisine

Cooking on the beach in Albania. Before … … and after. Yummy! Who said that camping or overlanding and great food don’t “fit”?! This was (part of) our Christmas Dinner in Kilifi, Kenya in 2015! Gateau de Pancake á la Pettersson &...