For travelers to Eastern Europe this month, and particularly those with a passion for dance, the 6th annual Albania Dance Meeting may be your cup of tea. This International Festival of Modern & Contemporary Dance starts September 10th thru 18th when Durres, the oldest city in Albania, invites the world to dance.
Albania and Bulgaria are considered among the best travel destinations in the world this year. Two publications ranked these Eastern European countries among the world’s top 10 destinations: CNN and Lonely Planet.
It is not the ideal time to travel to Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia or Montenegro. The five Eastern European countries were hit by a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions.
On Albania’s National Day news of last week’s UNWTO Conference provides a positive backdrop for one of Eastern Europe’s most interesting emerging economies. The culture and beauty of Albania and her neighbors have for too long been missed amid the world’s most visited places. The UNWTO findings and initiatives last week may lead Albania and her neighbors into a more cooperative and positive economic future.
The EU has now granted fee visa privileges to Albania and Bosnia-Herzegovina in an effort to spur democratic reforms and progress. These two Balkan republics’ citizens can now travel freely within the Schengen area, basically all of the EU. Officials warn of a withdrawal of privileges should serious problems with immigration ensue.
EU interior ministers are expected to lift visa requirements for Albanian and Bosnian citizens today, with a decision that will allow biometric passport-holders from the two countries to stay up to three months in any European state which is part of the Schengen zone. Britain and Ireland are not included, but non EU-states Switzerland, Iceland […]
“Auto City” was conceived on the most modern principles of exposure to the vehicle market and is worthy of any metropolis in Europe.