Travel Blogs from Tirana
... all drive like maniacs. Pedestrian crossings mean go faster in your car – they never give way. This back road was really only a one way road and it was really interesting when you saw a car coming towards you – someone had to back up to pass and the bus was on the right hand side with a sheer drop down the mountain. Dad and I were sitting in the front seat today and ...
... most of the kids don’t have a lot of discipline and control so there’s always a lot of shouting and shrieking which hurts my ears. Luckily there was a play room so guess people flying business class with kids is here to stay. When I had a child that age, I was lucky to be able to afford to go across town! Our entertainment was to watch the planes land at IAH and play tag in the train tunnel.
... says that this is the first time in her life that she is friends only with men, but that she’s enjoying it because their Mediterranean sense of life and humor is a refreshing change from the types of people she is friends with in Germany.
Sabine, a vegetarian, cooked a splendid veggie meal for all of us. We had shopska salad (cucumbers, tomato, peppers, olives, feta), fresh olives, sesame seed biscotti, and a stir-fry made with rice, squash, and feta. We ...
Well, I don't have much to say about Albania. We did have to stop in Montengro on the way there however and I bought a shirt, earrings and a necklace for 20 Euro....very cheap :-) And lunch for under 3 Euro!! (including three bananas two pasties and a sprite bottle)
Tirana, Albania is a very down-ridden town with insane drivers and not much to see or do. Unfortunately for me, I was completely out of all my cold and flu medicine (been through 1-2 ...
... local knowledge. We found out that a German couple on our bus was also headed to Tirana and together the four of us set off in the direction that our bus driver pointed too.
After 5min, we had made the turns he'd suggested and didn’t look anywhere near a bus. We asked another local in halting Albanian and again, they pointed us in the direction, giving us a couple of turns we needed to take. This pattern was to be repeated ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility