From vomit stories, surprising literate shepherds, and regretful romance, odd moments are bound to happen when an American lives in Northern Albania for two years. This is a modest attempt to record a few.
The tale of the tortoise’s magic leaf, Medical science from the mountains, and the tale of the ugly sister are some of my favorite folklore from Edith Durham’s “High Albania”
I decided to add some holiday flair to Albania’s most iconic image
Before I learned that I would live in Albania for two years, I was like perhaps many Americans of my generation in that my only knowledge of Albania was based […]
Reddit is the self described “front page of the internet” and that isn’t far off the mark. It consists of various “subreddits” on each and every topic imaginable, and here […]
My friend who is a fellow volunteer in Albania posted some great photos of basically all the weird things she had seen in Albania. check it out at Expat 101 […]
Although a country of only 3 million and an ethnic group of perhaps 5 million, Albanians have a very active music industry and a distinctive style of music. The style […]