Tirana – Vibrant Colours, Traffic and Mixed Feelings

Posted by on Jul 24, 2016 in Albania, Europe | No Comments
Tirana – Vibrant Colours, Traffic and Mixed Feelings

Tirana was our first stop in Albania. We arrived there late at night after driving through an unlit highway full of goats, donkeys and pedestrians. There were traffic police practically at every petrol station we passed along the way, and the road seemed never-ending, probably because we could never gain speed due to its poor […]

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 […]