Croatia gives us a hand to clean up our coastlines

Croatia, one of Europe’s most popular destinations has extended a helping hand to Albania to help it clean up its coastline. Whilst there are various community-led clean-up operations (waves) taking place along the shoreline, the vast majority of waste ends up in rivers which in turn wash directly into the sea. Croatia has stepped in […]

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Helping Albania’s female artisans to become business women of the future.

I instantly warmed to Elias as he came bounding into the coffee shop- a mass of hair, smiles, and enthusiasm. I had heard about his work through a mutual friend, so when he contacted me, I jumped at the chance to interview him. Elias Mazloum hails from Mt Lebanon region of Lebanon and grew up amongst […]

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The Balkanista at Tirana Training Centre!

This week I was lucky enough to be invited to give a workshop on the environment at the Tirana Training Centre. TCC is an international school based in Tirana and it provides intensive language instruction, academic preparation, and cross-cultural training to both children and adults. They strive to promote enhanced learning and higher-order thinking skills […]

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