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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Daily Life in Tirana

Daily Life in Tirana

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

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 helpful to...

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 of flooded...
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 I care...

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 in a...
Poverty has many faces - (c) Mia

Poverty has many faces, by Mia

There is a friend of mine who often has a camera in her hands and takes pictures of people and things which catch her attention. Many of her pictures...

Earthquake shakes up to 5.2 on the Rihter scale

Last night I awoke suddenly at 3 am to discover that there was an earthquake going on. The sight is always frightful, but even more so when this happens...
View of Tirana Albania

Great Eateries in Tirana by The Culture Trip

The Culture Trip website recently published an article about some of the great restaurants in Tirana, which don’t offer just good food but also some cultural aspects to be...