Summer Memories of Portugal

It is always good to go back for a visit. Checking how your friends and family are doing. Driving the good old car, through the good old neighborhood where you were born and raised. Eating out at some of your Read More …

Skopje, the Capital of Kitsch

The capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia was the last destination in our Ultimate Balkan Road Trip which lasted for a total of 13 days. Located on the northern part of the country, not far from its Read More …

Breathtaking Views of Ohrid

It is believed that Ohrid, located in the southwestern part of Macedonia, once had 365 churches, one for each day of the year, giving it the title of “Jerusalem of the Balkans”, fact or fiction we’re not sure, what I Read More …

Concrete Bunkers of Tirana

Particularly different from all other European capitals, Tirana, the capital and most populous city of Albania, which was once considered to be the world’s most closed nation, is a delight for travelers looking for a destination off the beaten path. Read More …

Shkodër, Northern Albania

Albania Almost forgotten in the Balkan Peninsula, Albania, which was once considered to be the world’s most closed country, was the fifth country in our itinerary across the Balkans. From a list of over twenty countries that I have visited Read More …

The Fjords of Kotor

The triangle-shaped fortified city of Kotor was the first Montenegrin city in our itinerary. It is told to be the most famous town in the entire country, and I seriously wouldn’t doubt it. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Read More …

King’s Landing Dubrovnik

Located in the Croatian region of Dalmatia, Dubrovnik, which is usually referred to as Pearl of the Adriatic, gained major recognition for being the main filming location for King’s Landing, capital of the Seven Kingdoms, in the popular television series Read More …

Sapareva Banya’s Hot Springs

A friend of mine had told me about Sapareva Banya (Сапарева баня), a small town located south from Sofia, where Europe’s hottest geyser is located (103ºC). Throughout the whole winter we had been speaking of visiting this place, but for Read More …

Discovering Pirot and Zavoj Lake

We were visiting Eastern Serbia with a couple of friends. We had spent two nights in Nis, Serbia’s 3rd largest city and we were now just about to discover Pirot, a small city located halfway between Nis and Sofia. Far Read More …