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Daily Life in Tirana

A collection of various posts about daily life in Tirana and Albania.

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Feet on the Brakes

When I first visited Albania in 2005 I had one overwhelming impression: ‘This country has a lot of potential.’  I saw, as others before and since have...

Mozilla Tech Speakers in Tirana 1

I had the pleasure to be one of the speakers at the first Mozilla Tech Speakers program which is being organized in Albania by Open Labs. Since...
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Video: A day trip in Tirana

Today a short video was published by the current Mayor of Tirana promoting tourism in our beautiful city. I thought it was worth posting here as well....

Advice on Exchanging Currencies while in Tirana and Albania

Exchange rates have been going down for the top currencies vs Albanian Lek, but nonetheless I was reminded that adding a table to this website might be...

Heavy rains cause repeated flooding all over Albania

Flooding from heavy rains in Albania is neither a new phenomenon nor a rarity, but a repeated calamity every-time. In major cities it often a nuisance because...
Enjoy Tirana Albania (photo)

Switching mobile operator and ongoing market situation

This month, I finalized the transfer procedures to switch my cell phone numbers from one mobile operator to another one. I’ve been with AMC for more years than...

Why I choose to protest as a citizen of Tirana!

Yesterday I found myself working till late to finish daily chores. It’s not uncommon but yesterday I had good reason! I spent a couple of hours outside participating...

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