Pristina Tourism Guide – Essential Travel Information for Pristina, Kosovo

weird looking library in pristina

Pristina, the capital city of Kosovo, might not seem an obvious tourist destination at first. For anyone wanting to learn more about recent Balkans history though, visiting Pristina is an interesting, and essential experience. If you are planning a trip to Kosovo, this short Pristina tourism guide should help.  Pristina Tourism Guide Part 1 I visited Pristina in Kosovo as part of a mini-Balkans adventure during January 2016. I found it a very easy city to get around, and it is quite possible to see all the major attractions there within a couple of days (which I will write about in part … [Read more...]

FlightHub’s two-wheel guide to the best of Montreal

Bixi scheme in Montreal

The winter months can seem very long in the Northern Hemisphere. It will soon be time to break out the bicycles, and enjoy the sun though! Here is some cycling travel inspiration courtesy of Flighthub. By Yanik Crépeau - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10206030 FlightHub’s two-wheel guide to the best of Montreal Though winter is still in full force in Montreal, FlightHub can’t wait to break out our two-wheel speed machines. Whether you’re a pro biker, or if you prefer the Bixi life, FlightHub Review has you covered on all the best spots to hit … [Read more...]

Treat Your Valentine at Thermae Sylla Spa Hotel

The central pool at the Thermae Sylla Spa and Wellness Hotel

With February the 14th rapidly approaching, you may be thinking of how you can treat your Valentine. Have you ever considered a spa break for two?  Thermae Sylla Spa and Wellness Hotel in Edipsos, Greece is a perfect choice. Treat your Valentine and yourself to a weekend away, and enjoy all the facilities and comforts of a five star spa resort. I was invited to stay at the Thermae Sylla Spa and Hotel in January 2016, and thoroughly enjoyed my weekend there. You can read a previous review about my experiences here - Thermae Sylla Spa and Wellness Hotel Review. Although I am counting that … [Read more...]

Visit Berat in Albania – Castle and UNESCO Historic Centre

A view out over the mountain from Berat Castle in Albania

Berat in Albania might not be quite the hidden gem it once was, but surely it deserves more attention than it gets? Boasting an impressive fortress, and a UNESCO world heritage historic centre, the Ottoman architecture is uniquely preserved. Visiting Berat in Albania is a popular day trip from Tirana, but spend longer there if you can. It is a fascinating part of Albania, and one that deserves all the time that you can give it. Visiting Berat in Albania We visited Berat in Albania on a day trip from Tirana. It takes about two hours to reach Berat from Tirana, and the route is all along … [Read more...]

Tirana Tourist Attractions – 10 Things to See in Tirana

The strange looking Orthodox Church in Tirana

If you are planning a trip to Albania, then include a visit to Tirana, the country's capital. You can visit all the Tirana tourist attractions in 24 hours if you wish, but spend longer in the city if you can. It is the heart of this proud, developing nation, and presents an orderly and modern face to a country some people have wrongly pigeonholed as dangerous and chaotic. Take your time, and you can experience one of the best things to see in Tirana, which is the progressive optimism that bubbles away underneath its surface. Things to See in Tirana Tirana is a fairly small and compact … [Read more...]