Reflecting on visiting Europe’s newest but little visited country: Kosovo. The once tormented state with a historic heart and a fascinating culture to discover.

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. […]

A guide to the Ottoman city of Prizren, Kosovo. A historic step in time in this new country!

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 […]

Hitchhiking to the tropical Bogove waterfall in rural Albania, a day of real adventure! (Plus: shorty skinny dipping!)

Whilst on our amazing 11 day adventure through Albania and the ensuing love affair that resulted, we found ourselves in the charming town of Berat. This beautiful Ottoman city has clung to the side of mountains for centuries and we inevitably ended up extending our stay. We heard whispers amongst our fellow travellers of a […]

The 3 hour ferry ride through the mountains of Northern Albania that blew us away (and should be on everyones bucket list!)

Once in a while you have an experience whilst travelling that just hits all the right notes, a perfect day in the most amazing place, something you never even knew about before setting off, and yet it becomes an absolute highlight. During our amazing 11 days in Albania we saw so many sides to this […]