Tag Archive: Albania

Five crucial life lessons from the Balkans

My time in the balkans really and truly stole my heart, kicked my ass, and made who I am today. I am moving on to new adventures in Africa but I couldn’t let… Continue reading

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

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

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

One wild and crazy Albanian weekend

What happens when you rent an older model 4×4 jeep with three other friends, name the jeep hot dog, and decide to drive around the country? Read on to find out. Friday was… Continue reading

Welcome to the land of dangerous hospitality

Ever fantasized about hitting the road and going deep into the depths of Albania? Chances are slim, but I am here to suggest you should start. *Note: Danger in the title is not in a… Continue reading