So, after the almost two weeks of traveling through Bosnia, Croatia and Montenegro I finally reached Albania again. Originally I was going to stay in Tirana for just one night, but you guessed it: I stayed a bit longer than that. Because I have written a couple of blogposts on Tirana already, but still wanted… Continue reading Travel || A couple of travel tips for Tirana, Albania (and a little personal tradition)
After being in the Netherlands for almost three months, I recently got back to the Balkan area. Getting back from my last trip in autumn 2014 (which was amazing!), it was a bit of a hard time at ‘home’. Hell, I can’t even call it home anymore! After the trip I figured I would like… Continue reading Travel || Tour de Balkan: Part III 2015
Traveling through the Balkan is great. The area has some beautiful nature and landscapes, has a rich cultural history, great food and…cheap accomodation. If you stay in a hostel, that is. Last year I noticed that there are actually some great hostels around that are cheap, look great and have the nicest atmosphere. Here is… Continue reading Travel || Five great hostels in the Balkan area.
Gjirokastra is a charming city for tourists for different kinds of things. The castle and all the beautiful white Ottoman houses, for example. And also the Pazar with all the nice people who let you feel right at home. When visiting the city, most tourists would stick to these things. However, there is one aspect… Continue reading Culture || Gjirokastra Tunnel Vision
After having so many posts on my blog about doing fun stuff, it is maybe time to tell about my project in the beautiful city of Gjirokastra. I told about the first part back in february, but last september and october I started another project. Since I think the subjects of my project are very… Continue reading What I actually did in Gjirokastra this fall
After the first couple of days in Gjirokastra I made friends with other people who were doing different kinds of projects here. One of them had a rental car available for the day, so we decided to go for a little roadtrip. We drove to a small village with a nice ruin on top of… Continue reading Travel || An afternoon in Kardhiq, Albania
In the south of Albania on the road from Gjirokaster to the coast, you can find Syri i Kalter, also called The Blue Eye, in the mountains of Albania. The Blue Eye is a big spring with gorgeous blue clear water. The elfenlike forest makes the picture complete. On a weekday morning in spring, it… Continue reading Enjoying nature – Syri i Kalter