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Albanian Products: Blueberries
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Albanian Products: Blueberries

TIRANA, July 27 It’s once again blueberry season in Albania. The little, but powerful forest fruit (boronica) has grown quite a reputation and an export market as well especially after Tropoja and Kuksi Blueberries were registered as National Trademarks. Wild blueberries in Albania (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) grow in a wide area in Northern Albania, but...

High Court Stops Construction of HPPs in Valbona
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High Court Stops Construction of HPPs in Valbona

TIRANA, July 23 Albanian judges from the High Court decided on Wednesday to suspend the construction of two Hydro Power Plants (HPPs) in Valbona. The Tribunal accepted a joint request submitted by 27 inhabitants of Valbona, Toka Association, and the Association for the Conservation and Protection of the Albanian Alps on the suspension of the...

Don’t Miss the Market of Albanian Artisans
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Don’t Miss the Market of Albanian Artisans

TIRANA, July 19 Wednesday, July 21st don’t miss the first ‘Handmade in Albania’ crafts market organized by Albartizan in Tirana. Wonderful crafts, food, fashion, and more craftsmanship will be showcased by artisans from Albania and Kosovo at Tek Bunkeri on Wednesday from 10:00 to 20;00 hours. This is going to be the first market organized...

Summer Destinations: Selcka Waterfall
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Summer Destinations: Selcka Waterfall

TIRANA, July 14 Selcka Waterfall, not to be confused with Selca waterfall, is located in Selcka Gorge, southern Albania. The gorge that divides the mountain range Lunxheri – Bureto and is 2 km away from Gjirokastra. The Selcka valley is six km long is under the administration of Pogoni local unit and is also part...

First Sustainable Export Managers Certified in Albania
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First Sustainable Export Managers Certified in Albania

TIRANA, July 8 Albanian businesses and exporters who need to expand into regional and global markets can now rely on domestic expertise. A group of export managers has been trained and certified for the first time in Albania under the support of RisiAlbania and Kostinger Consulting. ExportStars Sustainable Export Manager course that consisted of a...

Where Can I Travel To? Country Specific Information for Albanian Residents
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Where Can I Travel To? Country Specific Information for Albanian Residents

  TIRANA, July 6 Many countries are reopening their borders for international travel of all purposes including for travelers residing in Albania. Given that the travel status of individual countries can change suddenly and according to a guideline issued by the Council of the European Union, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs informs that...

Albania Greenlights Residency for Digital Nomads and Retirees
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Albania Greenlights Residency for Digital Nomads and Retirees

TIRANA, June 25   Good news for digital nomads looking for a new place to sojourn and for pensioners planning to retire to an affordable country in the Mediterranean. The Albanian Parliament approved on Thursday the bill ‘On Aliens’ which among many amendments includes two concerning the above-mentioned categories. The bill that was proposed for...

Spain Further Eases Travel Requirements for Albania
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Spain Further Eases Travel Requirements for Albania

TIRANA, June 24 Spain decided to further ease travel restrictions for people residing in Albania, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEFA) confirms. Spain was the first European Union member country that decided to lift travel restrictions for fully vaccinated people residing in Albania. Now, Spain decided to lift travel restrictions for people traveling...

Ancient Tomb Unearthed in Amantia
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Ancient Tomb Unearthed in Amantia

TIRANA, June 23 An ancient tomb thought to date back to the third century BC, has been unearthed at the ancient cemetery of Amantia Archeological Park by the specialists from the National Institute of Historical Heritage. Archeologists say that this one of the rare tombs that have preserved all the architectonic elements of the vaulted...