Photo snapshots of life in Albania’s wild capital

Throughout my time living in Albania I kept a folder on my computer for pictures I tended to take during normal day to day of life in Tirana but really had no idea… Continue reading

Saving the best part of Albania for last

I had been looking forward to seeing the region and town of Permet for a long time. So many people I spoke with described it as their favorite place in Albania and I… Continue reading

3 Remarkable things I learned in Kosovo

My first mind blowing experience in Kosovo happened almost immediately when my feet touched the ground getting out of the bus in Kosovo – what an introduction to a country! Having emerged from the… Continue reading

A beautiful day trip from Tirana? It depends.

Albania is the only place I have travelled where I have been asked by locals not to take pictures of the bad things and only highlight the good – it is like everyone… Continue reading

Crete for the anti-tourist

Not in the mood for crowds, museums, or packed historic towns that are on everyones rader? Me neither. After spending the last four months living in Albania and having the pleasure of traveling… Continue reading

10 ridiculous and awesome reasons you should go to Kosovo

The balkans are not for everyone. Some people just can’t hang with the lifestyle here, so I have devised a list of 10 considerations that would be a good litmus test for whether… Continue reading

Paradise found! You’ll never guess where…

I have officially found paradise and I am the first to admit I found it in the most unlikely place. When invited to go on an adventure to Valbona national park in the… Continue reading

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