Hiking in Albania’s Accursed Mountains

While Albania may have gone from a virtually unknown land to a well-established stop on the Balkan backpacker trail in barely a decade, its interior remains little known. But a popular three-day round trip that combines a spectacular ferry ride and a fantastic day hike between two remote mountain hamlets has put northern Albania’s mysterious…

THE ULTIMATE BEACH HOLIDAY IN ALBANIA

How many of my readers have visited Albania? I do plan to share many descriptive and personal blogs about destinations in Albania where I have been and I will visit again, but there is one thing that I like to do. I like to “hunt” for other travellers blogs about Albania. In this way I…

14 reasons to visit Santo Domingo

How many of you have been to Domenican Republic? And how many of you have skipped Santo Domingo? Having also an airport in Punta Cana, the resort lovers skip Santo Domingo, but I really loved this place with so much history and charm. Why visit Santo Domingo? 1. Christopher Columbus tried to settle in the…

Albania: “Step into history”

Albania may be a little country but there is a lot to see and do in this exciting up-and-coming location. Bordering Macedonia, Greece, Kosovo and Montenegro, Albania’s long coastline is one of the most ruggedly beautiful in the world. While Albania is slowly becoming more popular with tourists it remains extremely undiscovered, as well as…

7 Most Photographed Places in Bangkok

Where to take the best photos of Bangkok? Bangkok is very chaotic, but there is no arguing that Thailand’s capital has a unique charm. It’s a cheerful, giant city, and its qualities are often captured through the lens by professional and aspiring photographers. Trying to perfect my photography skills, I stumbled upon this great list…

5 Tips Not to Look Like a Tourist In Paris

If you want to blend in with the locals in Paris, these are the tips you need: how to dress, how to greet people, and why you need to know at least a few words of French. How to greet someone Start off on the right foot by greeting people with “bonjour” (hello). It’s not…

10 best cities for a winter holiday

Cold rains and gray skies make winter a trial. But hot drinks, snowy slopes, frozen lakes and a bright yellow sun? That’s the kind of winter we can all wrap our mittens around. And winter actually seems to bring out the best in some cities. Here are 10 around the world that make for a…