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Our 5 Favorite Underrated European Destinations

This post was made possible by our friends at Momondo. A great base for European adventures is the city of London. Looking for cheap flights to London? Or maybe keen to explore some of the best underrated Asian destinations with a flight to Hong Kong? Our friends at Momondo can help you find the bestContinue reading “Our 5 Favorite Underrated European Destinations”

The Balkans Are The Best for Travelling Families

Crying babies in cafes. Crying babies on buses. Crying babies on airplanes. I hate crying babies. I think most people hate crying babies. Especially in our Western capitalistic culture of “me, me, me”. We live busy lives, we don’t have time for babies and the disruption they cause. We can’t look outside our own needsContinue reading “The Balkans Are The Best for Travelling Families”

Budget Travel in Albania

Albania is a budget travellers dream. If you are coming from a western country with a strong currency, you can live like a king during your vacation in Albania. Albania really has it all as well. It has gorgeous ancient ruins, beaches and seaside towns, ancient fortresses and castles, delicious cuisine, friendly people, and thatContinue reading “Budget Travel in Albania”

Reflections on Albania – Our Favourite Country in the Balkins

We sat and waiting in the Gyro shop in the town of Larisa north of Athens. We had to return our rental car before 4 PM and our bus to Albania did not arrive until 12 AM. We had a lot of time to kill, and our last few hours were spent at the busContinue reading “Reflections on Albania – Our Favourite Country in the Balkins”

5 Things I Learned From Travelling in Albania

Albania is one of the most memorable places we have travelled to in a long time. Everything was an adventure. Even travelling from A to B is just as much of an adventure as the destination itself. And speaking of travelling from A to B…. Driving is Survival of the Fittest Driving is such anContinue reading “5 Things I Learned From Travelling in Albania”

An Unexpected Foodie Gem. Exploring the Cuisine of Albania

I wasn’t sure what to expect when we travelled to Albania on the over night bus from Northern Greece. I didn’t have the best food experience when travelling through Greece (I’ll have to write a whole post on that later), and when options were limited I would opt not to eat rather than eat someContinue reading “An Unexpected Foodie Gem. Exploring the Cuisine of Albania”

24 Hours in Gjirokaster Albania

Gjirokaster is one of the three UNESCO world heritage sites in Albania. It was inscribed on the list in 2005 for it’s outstanding universal value and because it offers a rare insight into the architecture and city planning of the Ottoman period. Berat was also inscribed on the list for the same reasons, but GjirokasterContinue reading “24 Hours in Gjirokaster Albania”

The One Spot Not to Miss in Albania – Butrint

Virgil claimed that Butrint was the home of the Trojans who escaped the fall of their city. It’s not hard to picture the Trojans living here during the cities golden age. A beautiful amphitheatre, a huge Basilica (the largest after the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul), and a Roman temple lined with intricate mosaics. Whether theContinue reading “The One Spot Not to Miss in Albania – Butrint”