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The Most Scenic Drives in Albania
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The Most Scenic Drives in Albania

Who doesn’t love a good road or bike trip? Hitting the road in Albania is among the coolest things travelers can do. Albania has more than 20,000 km of roads that include motorways and dirt roads. Yet, for adventure seekers looking for nice sceneries, and the adrenaline factor, there are enough options worth the drive...

Albania through the Eyes of Edward Lear
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Albania through the Eyes of Edward Lear

TIRANA, January 29 ‘Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania &c’ is one of the most notable illustrated travel books by English painter, writer, and poet Edward Lear. He was a passionate painter and started drawing at the age of 16. Thus, he became the leading natural artists in Britain at the time with a...

Al Jazeera’s  ‘The Traveler’ Show Explores Albania
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Al Jazeera’s ‘The Traveler’ Show Explores Albania

TIRANA, January 25 Al Jazeera TV Storytelling Documentary series, The Traveler, explored Albania, or the least pearl of Europe. Mark Hofmeyr traveled across Albania and shared his experience in three episodes of a runtime of 26 minutes each, with most of the postproduction pipeline managed remotely. “Welcome to the last pearl discovered in Europe! Welcome...

Photos: Snow Coats Albania
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Photos: Snow Coats Albania

TIRANA, January 10 With the exception of capital city Tirana, heavy snowfalls hit the entire country from north to the south. Social media has been gushing with photos of Albanian cities and villages in their winter glory. Gjirokastra Photo credit: Evis Imeraj Photo Credit: Te falem moj Gjirokaster Korca Photo Credit: Ardian Fezollari Photo Credit: Olger Zace...

Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region
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Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region

TIRANA, October 30 Know your signature Albanian products by region from the heights of the Accursed Mountains to the clementine orchards of Konispoli. The Albanian products that most foreigners recognize are grappa, olive oil, aromatic and medical herbs, chestnuts, etc. Yet there’s a wide range of traditional products that include plants, animals, clothing, and food...

Winning Photos of Colours of Albania 2018
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Winning Photos of Colours of Albania 2018

TIRANA, October 9 Over 35,000 photos competed for the fourth edition of Colours of Albania, a competition that was finalized at the Premises of Rozafa Castle in Shkodra. Anyone who took a photo in Albania could participate in the Instagram competition simply by using #coloursofalbania2018. The five winning photos, besides the besides the beauty of...

Southern Albania Tourism Potential Not Yet Fully Exploited
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Southern Albania Tourism Potential Not Yet Fully Exploited

TIRANA, September 14 The cities of Berat, Permet, Gjirokastra, and Saranda are among the top tourist destinations in Albania. Despite their attractions and eye-catching tourism offer, which is highly competitive compared to the international markets, the southern region has not exploited its tourism potential fully. This is the conclusion of a recent survey commissioned by...

Impressive Works of Religious Art in Albania
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Impressive Works of Religious Art in Albania

TIRANA, August 9 Well-preserved religious art seems to have an eternal power that uplifts the mind to the spiritual. While millions of tourists visit every year the Sistine Chapel in Italy, Albania on the other coast of the Adriatic Sea still preserves a rich heritage of religious art from different historical periods. They managed to...

Best Camping Experience in Albania
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Best Camping Experience in Albania

‘How many things I have no need of”. These are Socrates’ words that we repeat anytime we pack for our vacations.  But if you are a person with small needs looking for adventure and an authentic experience in Albania, camping is the best option for you. Camping is the best and cheapest way of exploring...