Daily Life in Tirana

Daily Life in Tirana

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

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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. It highlights some of the major spots...

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 those of you who may...

Flooding from heavy rains in Albania is neither a new phenomenon nor a rarity, but a repeated calamity everytime. In major cities it often a nuisance because of flooded roads and some basements, but...
Enjoy Tirana Albania (photo)

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...

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...
Poverty has many faces - (c) 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...

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...