Last Updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2017Is Albania on your bucket list? It should be. Where else would you see well-dressed ladies from the city tearing meat off the bones with their fingers? Or seven hundred thousand bunkers built by a mad dictator who thought war was imminent? But could not identify the enemy. The answer […]
Last Updated: Saturday, July 9, 2016 The mention of Albania evokes not-so-rosy images in the minds of many, and its slightly checkered history involving communist dictatorships has a lot to do with it. Never mind its status as one of Europe’s least privileged nations in terms of financial riches.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 22, 2016Kept under iron rule by an isolationist Communist government for nearly fifty years,Albaniawas long the mysterious cousin amongst the Balkan states. After the death of its Communist leader, Hoxha, the country began to change politically and opened its borders to trade and travel. However, after years of institutionalised neglect, the […]