The Complete Balkans Travel Guide (With Tips!)

Rila Monastery with mountains behind it in Bulgaria

Some of Europe’s most scenic spots lie in wait in the Balkans. From historic monasteries hidden in the mountains to the enchanting coastline along the Adriatic, you’ll find beautiful, budget-friendly destinations all over this region. Oh, and also some of the best wine and cheese you’ll ever have! In this post, we highlight several countries […]

What to Do, See, and Eat in Lively Tirana, Albania!

Full of food, culture, and many stories to tell, Tirana, Albania turned out to be quite the adventure. One of the more unique destinations that we visited in the Balkans, we have learned so much about a place we never thought we’d visit. In this post, we talk about some really cool things to do […]

Dajti Mountain: Things to Do Above Tirana

The dog days of summer are real in Tirana, Albania. For a cool (literally) escape out of the city and into nature, take a ride on the gondola to Dajti Mountain! Not only is the weather more pleasant up there on an extremely hot day, but there are plenty of things to do for everyone. […]

Tirana Day Trip: What to Do in Durres, Albania!

Durres, Albania has its roots planted all the way back to the 7th century BCE. It’s safe to say this coastal town is very old and has been through a lot of important history. From Greek settlers, to Roman rulers, the Venetians, the Ottomans, and Italians briefly in WWII, Durres has seen it all. It’s […]