A Visit to Kantina Nurellari

As a lover of all things Albanian and a particular lover of wine, I was excited to be able to attend a tasting session, and a tour of Kantina Nurellari. View this post on Instagram A really fantastic day at @nurellari_winery in Berat and thankyou to @levent.nurellari for his impeccable hospitality. #travelinspiration #instatravel #travelinspo #albanianlife […]

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My interview with Blitz.al

This interview originally appeared on blitz.al Alice Taylor është britanikja që ka vendosur të jetojë në Shqipëri. Ajo ka gjetur veten e saj në jetesën dhe kulturën shqiptare, dhe ka vendosur të dokumentojë hapat e saj në blogun “The balkanista”. Por Alice ka një histori shumë interesante dhe frymëzuese që synon ta vazhdojë më tej, […]

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Fluturim/Flight, a book by Kleitia Vaso

Always on the lookout to find new books to read, particularly if they are by Albanian authors, I was thrilled to come across “Fluturim” or “Flight” (in English) by Albanian writer, Kleitia Vaso. Kleitia was born in Tirana before going to live in the US where she studied for a Master’s in Comparative Literature from […]

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Book review: Who the hell is Albania?

I love to read about others experiences of Albania- exploring their words and feelings as the words meander through my mind fills me with more appreciation for the country I have found myself in.  When I came across a book called ‘Who the hell is Albania” by Austrian author E.L.Bono with the tagline “Why Mother Theresa […]

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Lord Byron: Letters on Albania

For those that do not know, Lord George Gordon Byron was an English poet, peer, nobleman, politician, and a leading figure in the era of Romanticism that started in Europe towards the end of the 18th Century. Widely considered as one of the greatest British poets of all time, his work remains to this day […]

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