A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Albania’s capital of Tirana shortly before 4 a.m. this morning, killing at least six people.
Archaeologists in Korca in the southeast of Albania have unearthed one of the largest ancient cemeteries in Albania. In Turan, which sits in an agricultural valley surrounded by the Morava Mountains, excavations reveal 1,000 or more layered burials.
Earlier this month, the Albanian Civil Aviation Authority announced that Air Albania, the national flag carrier airline of the country, will launch flights during the first week of September.
In the wilds of Albania, the Vjosa River flows from its origins at Mavrovouni mountain in Northern Pindos mountain chain in Greece, to wind down through the Balkan mountains to the beautiful the Adriatic Sea. We must “Save the Blue Heart of Europe.”
From the National Gallery of Arts to private artist’s workshops and studios, there are many art galleries in Tirana worthy of your attention. These are some of the best destinations to find original art that provokes and challenges dialogue.
News of another nail in the coffin of Albania tourism tells of Marriott International, owner of the Sheraton hotel brand no longer managing the Sheraton Tirana property as of December 31, 2017. One of the countries Argophilia pointed to as having the most potential for tourism growth, continues to be bogged down in corruption and bad business.
In news from Tirana, Albania has renewed a visa-free travel regime for nationals of three Gulf countries in order to boost tourism.
Sazan Island (Sazani) in Qendër Vlorë will open for tourists this summer, Albania’s Defense Minister Mimi Kodheli announced on April 5, 2017.
Earlier this month, two Albanian ministries signed a cooperation deal to turn the southern Sazan Island into a tourist destination.
A photo exhibition on Monday, Real Underwater Albania, organized by the Albanian National Coastal Agency, shows marine treasures of the Ionian Sea.
For those who are in Albania this Valentine’s Day, the Sheraton Tirana Hotel offers a special package with luxury accommodation and other perks.
Santa Claus is Babagjyshi i Krishtlindjeve, Babagjyshi i Vitit të Ri, or Babadimri in Albanian, each name with its distinctive translation: Grandfather Christmas for the first, Grandfather New Year for the second, and Grandfather Winter for the last.