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Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region

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...

Events of the Week in Tirana

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...

Tirana to Get New Mix-Use Luxury Tower

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...

Awesome Things to Do Out of Tirana this Weekend

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...

How to Spend One Day in Kruja

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...

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Shakes Albania

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...

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

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...

Ten New Charter Flights Scheduled to Tirana this Tourist Season

Ten New Charter Flights Scheduled to Tirana this Tourist Season

TIRANA, May 2 A few days from the start of the new tourist season, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) approved ten new airline routes and doubled capacity for three existing air routes. According to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy, these routes will operate during...