Category: Albania


Exploring Borsh Beach Albania: A Gorgeous Mediterranean Gem (2023)

Nestled along the pristine shores of the Albanian Riviera, Borsh Beach is a hidden gem just waiting to be discovered. If you’re looking for an amazing off-the-beaten-path beach destination, this place deserves to be on your list. I first visited Borsh Beach in 2015 and came here again last year.


How to Visit the Blue Eye: Albania’s Natural Wonder (Syri i Kaltër) in 2023

Want to visit the Blue Eye, Albania? This post contains everything you need to know. Albania is one of my favourite countries in Europe. It has incredible scenery, gorgeous beaches, and friendly, welcoming people. It’s cheap and is still relatively undiscovered. The Blue Eye is one of Albania’s most famous


10 Best Hotels In Dhërmi Beach, Albania (2023)

Looking for somewhere great to stay in Dhërmi beach, Albania? You’re in luck! In this post, I’ve featured some of the best hotels in Dhërmi beach. Whether you’re after a cheap no-frills place or a luxurious high-end hotel, there’s something for everyone here. Dhërmi is one of the most popular


The 15 Best Beaches In Saranda And The Albanian Riviera (2023)

The Albanian Riviera is home to some of the best beaches in Europe. Its turquoise waters are warm, calm, and impossibly clear. And many of its best beaches are still largely undeveloped and beautifully unspoiled. This post covers the best beaches in Saranda and the Albanian Riviera, from secluded coves


The 10 Best Hotels in Ksamil, Albania in 2023

If you’re looking for the best hotels in Ksamil, look no further! In this blog post, I’ve put together a review of the best places to stay in Ksamil, with something to suit all budgets and preferences. The tiny town of Ksamil is located in the far south of Albania,


How To Visit Jale Beach AND Aquarium Beach, Albania (2023)

The Albanian Riviera has no shortage of stunning beaches. In recent years, some have become more developed, while others remain wild and unspoiled. Jale beach and Aquarium beach are two of the most beautiful beaches in Albania and are located a mere 1.5 kilometres apart. Both offer calm, crystal-clear turquoise


Himarë, Albania: My Favourite Town On The Albanian Riviera (2023)

I’ve really fallen in love with Himarë. I’ve been living here for a month now and don’t want to leave. As I write this, I’m sitting on a hill overlooking the electric-blue Ionian Sea. The air is soft with the scent of sage and honeysuckle. All I can hear is


Gjipe Beach: The Hidden Gem of the Albanian Riviera (2023)

Gjipe Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, easily rivalling anything that Greece or Sardinia has to offer. This remote hidden gem on the Albanian Riviera is located in a tiny bay at the mouth of the dramatic Gjipe Canyon. Surrounded by steep-sided cliffs, and with some


10 Best Restaurants in Tirana, Albania (2023)

If you’re looking for a good meal in Tirana, you’re in luck. The capital of Albania has an amazing range of fantastic restaurants, serving both traditional Albanian food and international cuisine. In this post, I’ve described 10 of the best restaurants in Tirana. The list contains a mixture of cheap


The Perfect Albania Road Trip: This Place Is Epic! (UPDATED 2023)

Albania is awesome.  Really awesome.  This little country in South-East Europe has everything.   Extremely varied scenery, mountains, forests, stunning beaches on the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, crystal clear waters, and beautiful architecture.   In this post I’ll set out some ideas for the perfect Albania road trip. Road trip Albania – stunning