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Funari, an Excellent Day Trip from Tirana
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Funari, an Excellent Day Trip from Tirana

TIRANA, January 3 Funari Lake, located between Tirana and Elbasan, is one of the less explored tourist destinations in the area. Funari is an excellent option for those looking for a day trip from Tirana. The lakes are named after a village surrounded by green water lakes and pine forests. They offer many options for...

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...

Events of the Week in Tirana
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Events of the Week in Tirana

TIRANA, October, From youth conferences to bicycle auctions, here are the events of this week in the Albanian capital: Public Arts Conference The International Conference on Arts in Public Spaces with speakers from the Netherlands, Serbia, Kosova, Macedonia, Albania, and Canada. Visit us on October 22, 2018, at the New Bazaar UN DAY – Coffee...

Tirana to Get New Mix-Use Luxury Tower
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Tirana to Get New Mix-Use Luxury Tower

TIRANA, October 8 A new multifunctional 12-story tower inspired by the architectural style of Berat, UNESCO World Heritage Site, will be constructed in the free area between Dajti Hotel and the Catholic Cathedral. MET Building Tirana project finalized by Mario Cucinella Architects (MCA) is a mixed-use commercial, tertiary, residential, and high-density building. According to the...

Awesome Things to Do Out of Tirana this Weekend
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Awesome Things to Do Out of Tirana this Weekend

TIRANA, September 21 If you haven’t already planned your weekend, this list of events out of the capital city can help you take a short trip to the other side of Dajti Mountain and observe the Tomato Festival in Shengjergji Village. You can take a longer trip to the southern highlands of Kurveleshi in Nivica...

Tirana among Top Highest House Price to Income Ratio Cities in Europe
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Tirana among Top Highest House Price to Income Ratio Cities in Europe

TIRANA, July 16 Albanian capital Tirana is one of the cheapest cities for property investment for international citizens, but it highly expensive for the Albanian middle class. According to the current house price to income ratio, houses in Amsterdam, Berlin, Stockholm, Brussels, and Athens are cheaper compared to Tirana. Based on Numbeo’s data, Albania ranks seventh...

How to Spend One Day in Kruja
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How to Spend One Day in Kruja

TIRANA, July 10 If you’re visiting Albania during this year, you should know that 2018 is the Nationwide Year of Skanderbeg. Albanian institutions and citizens all over the country observe the 550th death anniversary of National Hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu. The name and life of the most prominent personality in the Albanian history are strongly...

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Shakes Albania
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Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Shakes Albania

TIRANA, July 4 A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck Lalzit Bay at 11:02 am on Wednesday causing people to flee buildings and offices in Durres and Tirana areas. A 4 magnitude aftershock with the epicenter in the Adriatic Sea followed. So far, only material damages have been reported. Durresi Prefect Roland Nasto said that that the...

There’s a Puppet Festival for All Ages Happening in Tirana 
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There’s a Puppet Festival for All Ages Happening in Tirana 

TIRANA, May 28 The Albanian capital is turning into a cultural hub for the region and beyond. For six days Tirana will host the International Puppet Theatre Festival Albania. This festival will showcase original performances by puppet theatres from all over the world. (Find the program below) Theatres and companies from China, Turkey, Spain, Romania,...