Trapped in Paradise

We certainly can’t complain about where we are. Sarandë, Albania is absolutely beautiful! Every day we wake up to perfect weather, a magnificent view of blue sea, the southern Albanian …

Escape from Tirana

The day finally came when the red zone restrictions in Tirana were lifted and we were free to leave the city. I couldn’t believe it. It seemed like we had …

Lock Down In Albania

The first week we were in Tirana was great. Howard’s dad was still with us and we were out exploring the city each day. We discovered some fabulous restaurants, cool …

Shortcut Through Kosovo

We weren’t expecting to drive through Kosovo the day we left Skopje, but our driver said the road was better. It was faster too, even though we would have two …

City of Statues

Macedonia has an interesting history. Throughout time, the area was constantly taken over by various rulers and empires, only to eventually win it’s independence back again and again. More recently …