After you have seen all there is to see in Shkoder, my advice is that you book a Komani Lake ferry ride. Bookings can be arranged via your host (at least that’s how it was at the Wanderers Hostel). You will actually pay for a trip in a small bus to the lake plus the boat ride itself. You can book one-way or return tickets.Continue reading about the Komani Lake ferry ride
After checking in at the Wanderers Hostel and having a coffee on its terrace, I went with Ana to shortly visit Shkoder Albania and find something to eat.
Continue reading to discover the best places for eating, drinking, and exploring when you visit Shkoder Albania.Continue reading to discover why you have to visit Shkoder, Albania
In Tirana, we parted ways with Simon. He went to Kosovo, and we continued our road trip through Albania. But until he left, he talked on an on about this wonderful travelers’ oasis called The Wanderers Hostel (not The Wanderer’s Hostel, mind you!). He said it’s the best place to stay in Shkoder!Continue reading about The Wanderers Hostel
If you ever find yourself in Tirana with some time to spare and wish to have an interesting drink in a very cool atmosphere, drop by Radio Bar Tirana.
The interior of Radio Bar looks quite retro, and the covered terrace can seem a bit whimsical, with cubic shelves filled with plants of all sorts, plus some nice lighting.Continue reading about RaDio Bar Tirana
When we got to the border between Macedonia and Albania, I was a bit worried about my passing, as I was the only one without a passport, just with an ID card, and Albania is not in the EU. But everything was ok, and I got over this stressful moment and enjoyed the trip afterwards.
The mountain scenery of Albania is beautiful: rocky, green, wild, majestic. It made me think about the Carpathian mountains, actually and got me a bit homesick for a moment.Continue reading about Tirana, Albania’s Capital