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Traveling in Albania: 15 things you NEED to know before visiting

Traveling in Albania: 15 things you NEED to know before visiting

In the past several years, Albania has quickly emerged as a top destination for adventurous travelers eager to see a corner of the globe that has been, until recently, entirely closed to outsiders. As an expat who has been living here for almost a year, these are the tips and facts I wish I had known before I traveled here. I hope you find them useful if you ever plan a trip here! 15 Things you NEED to know before you…

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15 Things That Surprised Me About Albania

15 Things That Surprised Me About Albania

One year ago, I packed up my comfortable life in the US and moved to Albania, a place where I knew no one and had never even been… Since then, I have a myriad of culture shocks that have been simultaneously startling, amusing, baffling, and delightful. As more and more tourists come to visit this undiscovered Balkan country, I thought it would be helpful to share my impressions with other foreigners planning to come visit. Enjoy! 15 Things that Surprised Me about…

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10 Reasons to Visit Albania

10 Reasons to Visit Albania

10 Reasons To Visit Albania Before I was offered a job in Albania, I couldn’t even find this country on a map. Now that I’ve lived here for a year, I am absolutely convinced that everyone should know about this amazing country. Are you planning your next adventure abroad? Before you jetset for another crowded city somewhere, consider adding this unique Balkan country to your itinerary.    1. Albania is spectacularly cheap. With fresh seafood dinners costing around $5 , your wallet will love…

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