Top Five Touristic Villages to Visit During Winter in Albania

Valbona Valley Valbona Valley is a National Park situated in the northern city of Tropoja and has a surface of 8.000 hectares. The valley gets thousands of visitors during the year but there are some special elements that make this place unique to visit in winter. A crucial reason is that this touristic spot is […]

Tirana, Albania Travel Guide

Increasingly becoming a popular vacation destination, Albania as a whole is a unique and beautiful country that is certainly worth a visit for its off-the-beaten-path character. For a full dose of both modern culture and communist history, head to the nation’s capital, Tirana, to get an idea of what cosmopolitan life is like in a […]

5 Dreamy Excursions in Albania That Will Satisfy Anyone

  Whether you’re a culture vulture, mountain goat, lake lover, or beach bum, Albania is sure to offer even the choosiest of travelers an unforgettable adventure of a lifetime. For the Culture Vulture: Berat → Permet → Gjirokaster Stocked with a UNESCO World Heritage Site, relaxing hot springs dating back to antiquity, and a city home to […]

Albania’s Top Destinations for Romantic Holidays.

Table of Contents 1 Why Albania? 2 The most romantic attractions in Albania? 3 Lakes 4 UNESCO Sites 5 The Ionian Coast 6 The Adriatic Coast 7 The Northern Alps 8 Cities to explore 9 National parks and nature monuments 10 Mountains 11 Ancient sites 12 Castles 13 Adventure St. Valentine just passed and Albania was out of the radar of travelers that treat themselves with romantic escapes. […]

Top 15 best beaches in Albania

Table of Contents 1 Rana e Hedhun (Shengjin) 2 Grama Bay (Karaburun Peninsula – Vlore) 3 Zhanpovel Beach (Karaburun Peninsula – Vlore) 4 Saint Jani Beach (Karaburun Peninsula- Vlore) 5 Dafina Bay (Karaburun Peninsula – Vlore) 6 Bristani Bay (Karaburun Peninsula- Vlore) 7 Inglezi Bay (Karaburun Peninsula- Vlore) 8 Saint Andreu Bay (Karaburun Peninsula- Vlore) 9 Gjipe Beach & Canyon 10 Filikuri Beach (Himara) 11 Krorez […]

15 Best Things to Do in Shkodra (Albania)

Close to the border with Montenegro, Shkodra in Albania is the point of entry for the sublime natural landscapes in almost every direction from the city. East is Drin River that flows through canyons, right to the west is the Adriatic Sea and its sandy beaches, and northeast are the Albanian Alps where the country’s  tallest […]

15 Best Things to Do in Vlora (Albania)

Vlore is a harbour city that holds special meaning for Albanians, as this is where the country declared its independence from the Ottoman Empire at the start of the 20th century. So you can take a whistle-stop tour of monuments and museums celebrating the statesman Ismail Qemali’s first government, and in doing so get to […]

10 Best Things (Places) to Do in Saranda (Albania)

Opposite the Greek island of Corfu, Saranda (Albania) is a quintessential Mediterranean destination, with five months of warm weather and a selection of dreamlike beaches up and down its coast. A typical scene around Saranda is a pebbly bay washed by clear turquoise waters and backed by limestone hills with aromatic scrub and olive trees. […]

Would you want to visit Albania? Share away!

I spent six nights in Saranda and could easily have stayed longer. If the internet were better (i.e. didn’t randomly stop working twice a day), I’d consider it a digital nomad hotspot for summer. It was an easy hourlong bus trip to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed ruins at Butrint, and a bit north of there, […]

What’s it Like to Travel in Albania!?

Albania was the country I was most looking forward to visiting this summer. It fit my dreams — home to a fascinating culture and some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, yet a bit of an underdog. A Balkan country I hadn’t visited yet? Sold! But the biggest factor was meeting two lovely Albanian girls this past […]