Albania finds itself fairing pretty poorly among other European and Balkan neighbors regarding the rights of women and gender equality. With all this in mind I knew that women’s empowerment was an issue I wanted to address during my time as a Peace Corps volunteer in northern Albania.
Albania recently scored 2 points better than last year on a 10 point corruption ratings index, putting it at rank 116 out of 177 countries (lower rank = less corrupt.) […]
“Hey, This park is would be a great place for my new apartment building!
Hey, there is no more space to build near the beach. Let’s build ON THE BEACH! ::highfives::”
Living in Albania as an urban plannery person will make you laugh, cry, and despair.
Imagine you’re sitting in a freezing classroom in a foreign country trying to learn a difficult language. Suddenly the class is interrupted by a distant yet very loud explosion. You […]
Peace Corps had me and the other volunteers recently fill out a trimester report to report back to DC what exactly we are doing over here in Albania. On the […]
Imagine 100 workers need to get to a distant island every day where their jobs are but there is only one ferry that makes one round trip per day that […]