Whilst backpacking around Eastern Europe we well and truly fell in love with the region. We already had quite a high opinion of this often misunderstood area but travelling long term allowed us to get so much more under the surface of it and interact on a much more intense level. Of course, we were
As we made our way through the Balkans on our 4 month trip around Eastern Europe this year the country we knew least what to expect from was the newest: Kosovo. A country whose name brings about images of war, refugees and suffering, even the county itself is still a controversial concept across the region.
Prizren is often overlooked for modern Pristina. But really this wonderful little city offers so much more culture, history and beauty than the capital. Often seen as being nothing more than a country tormented by years of war and struggling for independence, today Prizren is a shining example of how much Kosovo has to offer the
When we headed over into Kosovo we really weren’t sure what we would find, after already having passed through Serbia we were a touch nervous at the border as the guards inspected our passports. Arriving in the midst of a storm, as the rain bounced off the pavement around us and thunder crashed above like
So, I left our last monthly as we had just arrived in Albania. It was more like the 6 week point rather than the monthly point so this is kind of a half month update!! We are getting on with the posts from all our amazing experiences we have had travelling though the Balkans but