Kosovo – Feeling Welcome in a Newborn Country

Posted by on Jul 24, 2016 in Europe, Kosovo | No Comments
Kosovo – Feeling Welcome in a Newborn Country

“First they will steal your money, then they will steal your phone, then they will steal your car. Don’t go.” That’s what we were told before visiting Kosovo, Europe’s newest country. Read along as we describe our experience in Kosovo. Seeing that my death had been predicted several times over in different cities around the […]

Discovering Quirky Pristina

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Discovering Quirky Pristina

After crossing the Macedonia – Kosovo border we headed straight towards Pristina where our first stop was the UNESCO-listed Gračanica Monastery, a Serbian Orthodox monastery constructed on the ruins of an older 13th-century church and located a few kilometres outside of Pristina in Gračanica village. The best places to visit in Pristina The Gračanica Monastery […]

Prizren – Charming and Quaint

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Prizren – Charming and Quaint

We drove from Pristina to Prizren along a straight road and the city seemed very large from the distance sitting just below the snow-topped mountains. We initially felt that Prizren might be ugly and boring but soon realised that our first impressions were completely misguided. Visiting Prizren turned out to be well worth the journey! The approach to our hotel […]

Ushqim – Eating in Kosovo

Posted by on Jul 3, 2016 in Europe, Food, Kosovo | No Comments
Ushqim – Eating in Kosovo

Heavy on meat, cheese and pastry, the food in Kosovo is similar to that in other Balkan countries but includes a local twist. Ushqim, the Albanian word for ‘food’ is something you will hear very often if you plan on eating in kosovo! Our top choice for food in Kosovo. Here’s a description of some traditional […]