Albania, Europe, Travel

The Beginners Guide to Saranda, Albania

Also known as Sarandë, this colourful Mediterranean city is a great place to stay if you want to explore more of the Albanian Riviera. If any place in the world ever involves the word 'riviera,' you can pretty much guarantee that means it will be beaut, and the Albanian Riviera- a stretch of olive grove-smattered… Continue reading The Beginners Guide to Saranda, Albania

Albania, Europe, Travel

Is Albania Safe for Solo Female Travellers?

Honestly the only reason I decided to visit Albania was because I saw how quick, easy, and cheap it was to reach it by ferry from the Greek island of Corfu. And I didn't really know a lot about the place I would be visiting, because let's face it guys- not a lot of people go… Continue reading Is Albania Safe for Solo Female Travellers?

Albania, Europe, Travel

24 Hours in Gjirokastër, Albania (That time I fell in love with an actual town)

All research that I'd done prior to my arrival in Albania, was that many a person makes a day trip from Sarandë to Gjirokastër; but not so many opt to stay overnight in the mountain city. And I am just here to tell you guys: staying a night in Gjirokastër is 100%, absolutely, without a… Continue reading 24 Hours in Gjirokastër, Albania (That time I fell in love with an actual town)

Croatia, Europe, Travel

A Visit to Klis Fortress, Croatia

As we drove through the rocky hills of Dalmatia with the sea behind us and mountains ahead, I couldn't actually tell where the fortress was. Apparently it was directly ahead of us- then kind of to the left- then kind of ahead again, and I was beginning to think that my eyes needed testing when… Continue reading A Visit to Klis Fortress, Croatia

Croatia, Europe, Travel

What to do in Split

We finally made it to Croatia a whole 24 hours later than we'd previously expected, due to a ginormous thunderstorm that had been rumbling all over Europe, and when our plane glided down over the bright Mediterranean Sea and touched down at long last at Split airport, I heard my pal Rachel sitting in the… Continue reading What to do in Split

Europe, Serbia, Travel

Once Upon a Time, I went to Belgrade

My first impression of Serbia was rather a bleak one of I'm honest. As an extremely English twenty-something year old lass (I'm all about that cream tea life), my only knowledge of the country I'd had up until the point that I visited it was pretty limited, and mainly garnered from what flashbacks I could… Continue reading Once Upon a Time, I went to Belgrade