• Korçë Cathedral, Albania

    Best things to do in Korca (Albania)

    The town of Korça is located 19 kilometers from the border with Greece and near the Macedonian border, in the southeast of Albania. It has only been officially Albanian since 1913. Before that it has been in  French, Greek, Bulgarian and Macedonian hands, which gives the place a worldly character, more worldly actually than the capital Tirana. Korça is the capital of the Korçë district and the seventh-largest city in Albania. And unlike most cities in Albanian that are littered with concrete structures dating from the communist era,  it is characterized by low rise buildings. If you have planned a visit to the city, here are the best things to…

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    Albanian Alps Travel Guide

    It is the poorest country in Europe and, for a long time, also the most isolated: Albania. But a lot has changed in the last ten years: the country is stable, open and tourism is starting to take off. Rightly so, because it is a beautiful undiscovered country that has a lot to offer. Like the Albanian Alps.   About the Albanian Alps   Albania is located on the Adriatic Sea and borders Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, and Greece. Tirana is the capital, and from there, it is a few hours drive to the north, where the Albanian Alps – also referred to as the Accursed Mountains – stretch across the…

  • Borsh, Albania Riviera

    The Albanian Riviera Travel Guide

    Holidays on the Albanian Riviera! That sounds good … The beautiful Albanian Riviera is located on the coast in the south of Albania. It starts from the municipality of Sarandë in the extreme south of Albania at the places of Ksamil and the archaeological site and natural park of Butrint (near the Greek border) and ends at the mountain pass and national park of Llogara. About the Albanian Riviera   The Albanian Riviera is located in southwestern Albania on the Ionian Sea and is separated in the hinterland by the Keraunian Mountains. In general, tourism on the Albanian Riviera is still relatively small-scale, tourism development has only started since the…

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    8 Best Places to Visit in Albania in Summer

    In fact, because of its many mountains, the country is also called ‘the land of the eagles’. Travelers who have a keen interest in exploring natural sites are definitely going to have a prime time in the country as Albania has divinely beautiful landscapes and natural places that will leave you in awe of the country. To experience the best of Albania is better to visit the country during the summer. The summer is the perfect time of the year to explore Albania to the fullest. Here are some of the best places in the country, which will allow you to have the best trip of your life. Let’s have…

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    5 Unforgettable Day Tours in Albania

    “Did you visit the spectacular place called Theth?” asked your friend after your return from Albania. You gave a blank look. Your friend then told you about one of the must-visit places in the country. How great would it have been had your friend told you about the spot before you set out on the trip? Albania is a beautiful country and has so much to offer. To ensure that you don’t miss its spellbinding locations, here we compile a list of day tours that will let you explore the country. Day Tours in Albania Many tour guides offer day trips to different locations in Albania. Going on such tours…

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    Traditional Food In Albania: 13 Delicious Dishes To Try

    Out of the many unique and unforgettable experiences that you can have in a foreign country, devouring scrumptious local food comes at the top. People who are traveling to Albania for the first time are in for the surprise of their life when they will be introduced to mouthwatering foods that ooze with flavors and great aroma. From high-end restaurants that use luxury ingredients to small shops around the corner of every random street in Albania, you will find countless delicious options. In this article, we have listed some of the best foods in the Balkan country. Keep this list of top foods with you when you are in this…

  • 11 Best Things to Do and See in Albania 2020

    Traveling to another country is supposed to be a recreational trip. After months of hard work at the office, you deserve a relaxing break in a country where you can forget about all the work-related stuff. Budget airlines and hotel deals, etc., have made international traveling easy and fun. But what is even better for you is to visit a country, which is relatively cheaper so that you can have the best experience in the country. One such affordable yet jaw-droppingly beautiful country to visit is Albania. A hidden and relatively untouched gem on earth, Albania is famous for its pristine beaches, vibrant towns, incredible mountain peaks, and scrumptious food…

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    Things to Do in Albania for Nature Lovers

      People who have been to Albania are mostly of the opinion that the Balkan country is one of the most underrated countries. Because of the communist rule in the country, Albania remained isolated for at least four decades. Now that travelers are visiting the country, they can’t get enough of the jaw-droppingly ethereal places in the country. From its fairy-tale towns to stunning natural places, the country has a lot to offer for nature lovers.   Things to Do in Albania for Nature Lovers A great thing about Albania’s natural spots is that they are not too touristy. Since the place wasn’t on travelers’ list for too long, it…

  • How Albania is the Best Place for Book Lovers

    After years of being in isolation, Albania finally gets a chance to welcome visitors. This ethereal place is a culturally rich country that has a lot to offer to all kinds of travelers – even for book lovers. If you plan to visit some bookstores in Albania, here are some of the most popular ones that you can find in Tirana. Have a look: The Best Bookshops in Albania People who adore books love to spend some time in a bookstore, browsing through hundreds of books neatly lined together. Or, they love to sit in a cozy corner of a quiet café, spending hours by themselves lost in a fictional…

  • Things not to miss when visiting Lake Ohrid

    On the border between North Macedonia and Albania is one of the oldest and deepest lakes in Europe. Lake Ohrid is a place where it is not crowded with tourists, but due to the beautiful surroundings, it is growing in popularity. The lake is often described as one of the most beautiful places in the Balkans because of the picturesque places that surround it, the crystal clear water, and the beautiful mountains. In this setting, travelers can relax, be active, and even lovers of culture and history can indulge themselves in the many villages. More than enough reasons to combine your holiday in Albania with a visit to Lake Ohrid…