Hotel Crystal

Rr. Shyqyri Berxolli 18/1 , Tirana, Albania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tirana

Come to Albania!

A travel blog entry by mickyjohn


... as the cycles continue. Today the fault lines between people are more complex. During WWII it was the classic question of which side did you back, often predicated on which side you thought would win. Italy had huge influence for decades. As in so many countries, many of the best anti-fascist partisans were in the Communist Party (CP). When the Allies won the CP took power. I will save you a long description of the Hoxha period (It is too insulting to the word communism to call it ...

Kotor to Tirana

A travel blog entry by kyajade


I woke up today at 7am, when the church bells outside the window coincided with my alarm. I got up after a few snoozes and made a cuppa each for us, then at about ten to 8 Kokolo came in to tell us that our transfer was picking us up in 10 minutes! Oops! So we quickly packed up our bags, payed for the transfer, finished our cuppas, then walked with Kokolo out of the old town and to the road, where we saw a few of the people that we'd met the night before. Our ...


A travel blog entry by lapower


... checks were quite swift though and no hiccups meant we arrived in Albania in good time.

The country is far from the beauty which we have seen over the past 2 weeks... Unfortunately there is rubbish strewn everywhere and much of the country lives in poverty. Arriving in Tirana in the late afternoon followed by a bus tour certainly showed the contrast with other European countries.

Furgons in Tirana

A travel blog entry by katevoss



Sunday 3rd June

I hopped on the bus and funnily enough ran into a girl who I had met in Mostar and done the tour with, and another guy who I had caught the train with and found a hostel with in Sarajevo. So we all took the bus together on the 1.5hour trip over the Montenagro/Albania border to Shkoder, an Albanian town. Tess, the girl from Mostar and I then ...

Arrival in Tirana

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... to our hotel which is right on the main square of Tirana, Tirana International Hotel, supposedly 4 stars. Klodi drops us off and asks us what time we want dinner. This is when we find out that lunch time to Albanians is around 2-4 p.m. and dinner around 10 p.m. They eat their big meal at lunch and have a light dinner before they go to bed. Much too late for us so we request 7 or 7:30 for most of our dinners throughout ...


This hotel, located on Rr. Shyqyri Berxolli 18/1 , Tirana, is near Blue Eye (Syri Kalter), Ksamil Village, Skenderbeg Castle, and Sarande Museum.
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