Having basic language skills is a must when hitchhiking in a country; Albania is not an exception. Hitchhiking in Albania is relatively easy, however, you are likely to meet people who don´t speak any foreign language. To avoid a few misunderstandings and awkward moments, here is the survival cheat-sheet of Albanian language phrases you might need during your budget travel across this beautiful country. Karin Stray story seeker. Hungry hitchhiker. Wannabe polyglot. Aspiring travel writer. Currently bumming around in Turkey….
The region of Balkan is famous for being a hitchhikers paradise. I hitchhiked across Albania this autumn – read about my experience!
The region of Balkan is getting more and more famous as a perfect spot for hitchhikers avid for adventure. Its history is rich and natural beauty abundant – what more should you ask for? Even the post-communist feel is becoming hip these days. As for me, Albania doesn´t seem exotic (no palm trees and no coconuts, that´s why! …ok, I guess they do have some palm trees!) – my homecountry is too close and its history too similar. That is…
A collection of 20 photographs from the capital of the post-communist country of Albania, Tirana. I traveled there in october 2016 – click to see it through my eyes!