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Switching mobile operator and ongoing market situation

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 to admit, but the fact is that this past year their level of service and general responsiveness to my needs as a customer was such […]

Why I choose to protest as a citizen of Tirana!

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 civil protest in front of the Prime Minister’s Office building with other concerned citizens. Our protest was about the ongoing construction of a major building […]

Poverty has many faces, by 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 speak about the reality of everyday Albanians and our shared experiences. This most recent one, which she published on Facebook pushed me to write about it […]

Earthquake shakes up to 5.2 on the Rihter scale

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 at night. As I tried to figure out how severe it was and how long it would last, my only other thought was to figure our […]

Great Eateries in Tirana by The Culture Trip

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 enjoyed by all food lovers. I agree with their list, though it was rather limited to just 10, and I would have probably switched a couple […]

Updated: Need your help locating smoke free coffee places in Tirana

Updated: Need your help locating smoke free coffee places in Tirana

Hi everyone, I have been thinking for some time now to come up with a list of smoke free coffee places in Tirana and other cities. Personally, I am very frustrated by the fact that smokers continue to do their thing freely, without impediment from law or conscience, any and everywhere possible. I am extremely […]

Public transportation situation in Albania

Public transportation situation in Albania

I’m an irregular user of public transportation. At most I get to use it three times a week, but average is probably twice. It’s not that I don’t like it as much as want to walk since I’m sitting most of the day. But that is beyond the point here. The point is that good […]

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