Exploring Sarande, Albania in the Early Spring

Exploring Sarande, Albania in the Early Spring

Sarande is a small, charming coastal town located in southern Albania, overlooking the crystal-clear waters of the Ionian Sea. With its idyllic beaches, fascinating historical landmarks, and bustling local markets, it has become one of the most popular tourist...

Ruins of 5th Century Synagogue in Saranda, Albania

Ruins of 5th Century Synagogue in Saranda, Albania

Saranda, a beautiful coastal city in Albania, has recently revealed a fascinating piece of history: the remains of a 5th or 6th century AD synagogue. This impressive discovery, just across from the Greek island of Corfu, has been a joint effort between the Albanian...

A Stormy Spring Day on the Ionian Sea in Sarande, Albania

A Stormy Spring Day on the Ionian Sea in Sarande, Albania

The Ionian Sea is a body of water located in the Mediterranean Sea, situated between Italy to the west, Greece to the east, and Albania to the north. It is the deepest part of the Mediterranean, with a maximum depth of over 4,000 meters. The sea is characterized by...

Taverna King Pils Zgara in Tirana, Albania

Taverna King Pils Zgara in Tirana, Albania

Zgara is Albanian language for “grill” or “barbecue”. In Albanian cuisine, zgara usually refers to a range of meat dishes that are grilled or barbecued. These dishes include popular items such as qebapa, shish kebab, and tave kosi.

Skanderbeg Square Christmas Spirit in Albania

Skanderbeg Square Christmas Spirit in Albania

Skanderbeg Square is in the Christmas spirit this December. Skanderbeg Square is the open plaza in the center of the capital city of Tirana, Albania. It is near the National History Museum of Albania and the Albanian National Opera.