• Balkans
  • ALBANIA BY CAMPER

    Apart from Montenegro, there is another country in the Balkans that is very interesting and attractive for adventurous camper tourists: Albania. During the last decade, many good camping sites have been opened in all parts of Albania. Parking lots or camper sites in front of hotels, restaurants or gas stations are another possibility. But maybe […]

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  • 7 THINGS YOU SHOULD NOT MISS IN SHKODRA

    I visited Shkodra for the first time in the nineties of the last century. At that time, after the death of dictator Enver Hoxha, it was a rather dirty, poor and neglected town with numerous dilapidated communist buildings. There were only a few cars around, but the streets were full of bicycles and horse or […]

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  • CHRISTMAS IN SHKODRA

    There are many places where Catholics and Protestants can celebrate Christmas, but Podgorica is certainly not the most attractive one. Most inhabitants belong to the Orthodox church, which means that their Christmas is celebrated two weeks later, on January 7th. That is the reason why we have spent most Christmas holidays abroad so far. But […]

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  • THE ROZAFA CASTLE IN SHKODRA, ALBANIA

    On our day trip to Shkodra (see also Day trip to Shkodra), we also visited the Archeological Park with the Rozafa Castle, which is situated on a 130 m high rocky hill near the town. This castle is, first of all, an important archeological and historical monument, but it also offers magnificent panoramas on the Buna and […]

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  • A DAY TRIP TO SHKODRA

      The reconstruction of the road from Podgorica to Božaj (Albanian border) was recently finished, which shortened travel time to Shkodra. Indeed, the Albanian section is still problematic, as road works continue, but nowadays you won’t need more than an hour or so to reach Shkodra from Podgorica (62 km). Of course, most Montenegrin people […]