There are only a few places in Europe that have managed to stay off the tourist radar. While its more famous neighbours Greece and Montenegro are already well established on the Central European tourist-trail, Albania somehow seems to have been largely forgotten.… Continue reading
“Mëngjes?” I stutter. The old man at “Freddy’s hostel” looks at me, surprised.
“Breakfast? No, we don’t do that here, but you can get a cup of coffee if you want…” At least that’s what I think he says. Between my pretty non-existent Albanian and his non-existent English skills, it’s anybody’s guess…
I am in Tirana, the capital of Albania. When I got off the bus from the airport the night before, the main square was heaving with quads.… Continue reading