The Balkans

The Bunkers in Tirana

Tirana – Between Bunkers and Pyramids

I was wondering where and when to start my story about Albania; whether I should begin with describing picturesque coastlines or one of the charming towns with historic districts that are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Instead, I

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One Month in the Balkans as a Solo Woman Traveller

One Month in the Balkans

A few years ago, when I finished my master’s degree, I decided to take a one-year break from my studies to explore Eastern Europe. The plan was to stay for a month in Ukraine with friends, travel for one month

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How to Spend Three Days In Slovenia

How to Spend Three Days in Slovenia

It was already dark when I reached the border in mid-October and after explaining the border controls what a German guy coming from Krakow, my previous destination, plans to do for three days in Slovenia, they finally allowed me to

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Why You Should Visit Sarajevo

Why You Should Visit Sarajevo

If we consider Istanbul as Asia, Sarajevo has no competitor anymore. Sarajevo is called the Jerusalem of Europe. Within 500 square meters you can find, almost like in Jerusalem, temples of four monotheistic religions. For me, this oriental part of

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