Daily Life in Tirana

Daily Life in Tirana

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

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 I have already written about this in...
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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. It highlights some of the major spots...

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 those of you who may...

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 everytime. In major cities it often a nuisance because of flooded roads and some basements, but...
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 to admit, but the fact...

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...
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 speak about the reality of...