Balkans

Experience Something Different in Tirana, Albania

Selfie on Pyramid #1.JPG

Once again, Albania was a country I hardly knew anything about before I visited. The three weeks I was in Tirana were wonderful, and I can’t wait to get back someday. The three weeks in Tirana were spent working in my first hostel, Hostel Propaganda, which you can read about here. My time in the hostel was not all work, and much of the …

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Who Ever Heard About Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor from St John Fortress

If you’ve never thought about going to Montenegro, I’m sorry to tell you…you are missing out! Once again my day trip to a city turned into three days, and I was sad to leave. I actually made a mistake going straight from Mostar, Bosnia to Kotor, Montenegro. I should have traveled via Dubrovnik and seen the filming locations for Game …

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Why You Should See Mostar, Bosnia

Mostar Panorama

After Croatia, I went to Mostar for a day. I literally had no idea what to expect about Bosnia and Herzegovina. My only knowledge of it was from the war twenty years ago. Once again, I differed to my hostel’s recommendation of what city to visit. I am so glad I did. While Sarajevo might have been nice too, Mostar …

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An Educational Adventure in Split, Croatia

I was only in Split for a few hours. But it was just long enough to have a rather interesting adventure which was a good, educational experience for traveling. I went to Split after the Plitvice Lakes on the recommendation of the Falling Lakes Hostel manager. The only problem was I had already booked work in Tirana, Albania for the …

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Why You Must Visit Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes Waterfalls

No trip to Europe will be complete if you don’t visit Plitvice Lakes. Many travelers have never heard of them, yet they are one of the most beautiful places on Earth. My own journey to Croatia started just to get out of the UK and Schengen zone for visa reasons. I had no idea how much I would fall in love …

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