Vlora on the Albanian Riviera
Vlora (also spelt Vlorë) resembles a butterfly emerging from the Communist chrysalis that enveloped Albania. Ideally situated on a a stunning coastline Vlora is the second largest port in Albania. Its seafront has already been transformed into an open area surrounded by bars ...
Gjirokaster, the Silver City of Albania
We arrived at Gjirokaster (also spelt Gjirokastra) in Albania mid-afternoon. The perfect time to explore this UNESCO world heritage site – in the cool of the day when golden rays from the sun enhanced the silvery grey stone of the buildings above and below us.
Some Secrets of Southern Albania
Today Albania may be off the beaten track as far as many tourists are concerned but it has a lot to offer. You should go before everyone else discovers its secrets.