Albania Travel Guides for Backpackers

7 Things You Did Not Know About Genova

  Some of you might know already that I have been living in Genova for almost a year now. Before deciding to move here, I have travelled throughout Italy quite a lot and the thing that felt different here was the impression it left upon me from the first moment. […]
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Sharr Mountain – The place for those who live for winter sports

This winter we are going to Serbia. This country has amazing nature and a lot of beautiful places to visit. Many people come to Serbia to see her beauty and go home with many memories and stories about their Serbian adventures. Many of them are from the mountains, especially in winter, because winter […]
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Things to do in Ohrid, the pearl of North Macedonia

Being Macedonian means taking part in the Balkan countries that are known for many things. Mostly they are characterized with incredible nature, stunning landscapes, tasty and greasy food, happy and welcoming people, history, beautiful lakes. Speaking of lakes, right on the border between North Macedonia and Albania lays the deepest […]
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Prizren- The Kosovar gem that you must see

Last year, I had the privilege of visiting this beautiful city with a good friend of mine while making a mini trip through Kosovo and Macedonia. Many people overlook Kosovo as a travel destination because of its turbulent history from the late 1990s. It has only been a country for […]
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8 top places to visit in Corfu: for travelers with a car

What got us to Corfu? Actually, the last minute flight tickets for a very good price, Greek food and beaches. And also the curiosity, because although I have heard about this island, I didn’t know where it is. We landed in Corfu airport at the end of the March. This […]
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How to spend four days in Skopje if you are a first-timer

Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, is the largest and definitely the most developed city in the country.  A great mixture of tradition and actuality flows along the largest river in the state, Vardar. It has huge cultural diversity and a controversial history. Skopje, the city where the Macedonians, Albanians, Turks […]
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Pogradec, a place that will make you want to come back

Pogradec is a city that holds in itself many beauties and treasures. As a person who was born and raised here, I can say that my favorite thing about Pogradec is the peace nature offers. As you go for a walk by the lake, or climb the mountains nearby and […]
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The South of Italy: A Must-See Place For All

Snorkeling In Italy I was putting on the flippers first then the goggles with the snorkel, taking one last big breath through my nose, tasting the salt in the air. I made sure there was no chance for leakage, pulling on the straps, and turned to get out of the […]
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7 Cost Effective Things To Do in Kotor, Montenegro

“Monte-what?” I hear you say. Montenegro – roughly meaning “black mountain”, named so by the first explorers and sailors coming to the region – is situated on the Eastern coast of the stunning Adriatic coastline. This beautiful country shares borders with the equally interesting countries Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo […]
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Why you should go to Albania (and why you’ll love it)

I have recently had the opportunity to cycle around Europe, from Italy to Greece – and on my way, I unexpectedly met what is certainly a forgotten gem like no other at the border of Europe: Albania. Before entering the country, we had been warned against the dangers we’d supposedly […]
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Surprising Durrës: ancient ruins among modern buildings

DURRËS IN ONE DAY: WHAT TO SEE My boyfriend and I decided to go to Durres for the 1st May long weekend. We decided to go there besides everyone told us that Durrës isn't a beautiful city to visit, rather it isn't at all. But we decided to go there […]
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Discover the beauty of Corfu

Introduction Corfu is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations of Greece. Its beautiful beaches enriched with dense vegetation, and the Venetian style architecture with its massive buildings attract many tourists every single year. The connection between Corfu and Gerald Durrell Corfu became famous thanks to the famous English author […]
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The Old Cave Churches of Macedonia

Macedonia is a small country placed on the Balkan Peninsula, sandwiched between Serbia, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Greece and Albania. Although small, the country abounds in beautiful natural landscapes thanks to the numerous mountains and lakes. It also is a home of historical and cultural places and sites, such as the unique […]
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Corfu – The green Greek Island

Corfu is the Greek Island on the north west side of the mainland. As they say, it is the greenest island of Greece! I admit that there are a lot of beautiful views all over the island! The Island is good to visit if your aim is to relax In […]
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Discover Montenegro – fairytale story to be experienced

Heading off to South-Eastern Europe? Where did East use to meet West through history? Feel ready to experience the best of the Balkans and explore country of vast contrasts in relatively small geographical location? Welcome to Montenegro, or Crna Gora (local expression means: Black Mountain), although small in size (covers […]
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Of swiss cheese, trains and people

Of swiss cheese, trains and people The first thing you should do before starting this article should be finding a playlist of Moby on youtube and clicking on it. Done? That was the playlist on my ipod while I watched Switzerland go by through a train window. It suited the […]
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Corfu by motorbike, sailing boat and diving tank

Arriving in Corfu The cold, painted steel was covered in salt residue. The ramp was about 5 meters long and in a slight, upward angle. My trusty BMW R1150GS and I looked at each other and exchanged the exact same thought: “Looks very slippery, let’s take this slow”. I engaged […]
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A Prowl Around Pristina

Libraries of Lego I arrived in Pristina from Belgrade in the early evening and set out for a quick amble around some of the easiest to reach sites. I walked a long way down Bill Clinton Boulevard to find the statue of the man himself. It turned out to be […]
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