Category Archive: Travel

The man I can’t stop thinking about

This month I was lucky enough to meet a man that made a tremendously deep impact on me and I can’t shake the image of his face from my mind.  Please allow me to introduce… Continue reading

Off the beaten track in Albania

I know I am on the right track in my travel adventures when there are small children shyly staring and trying to get a better look at me. Usually this is a great… Continue reading

Part 2: The wild and crazy rolls on (mostly…)

Welcome back to my Albanian weekend adventure tale! We left off with me, hot dog and the rest of the gang chilling out at the hairy lemon hostel in Saranda and eating pancakes.… Continue reading

My happy day trip spot becomes a riot zone

I am having a rather unpleasant re-occurring experience here in the balkans. I visit a place on a calm sightseeing tourist adventure taking in the history and the overall scene, come home and go back to… Continue reading

Blood feuds, goats and a lesson learned

Come with me on a journey to northern Albania, an area known for legendary hospitality, ancient citadels, and blood feuds.  In many villages in the north the people are not governed by 21st century european law, but… Continue reading

Breaking up is hard to do

A reflection on a passionate but short lived relationship: I was going steady with Pristina but instead of a class ring we sealed the deal with this amazing half of chicken. Those that know… Continue reading

The things that warm my heart edition

When I was in college living abroad to me seemed so glamourous! Sexy foreign languages, history around every corner, the promise of attractive exotic men – basically I was hooked. As anyone who… Continue reading