14 best places to visit in Albania by Salty.Travels

14 best places to visit in Albania by Salty.Travels

Albania is definitely not a very touristic country. In my opinion it’s one of the most ‘exotic’ and wild countries in Europe. Both, the road and tourist infrastructure are often in poor condition or they are missing. Therefore, it’s not a place with fancy 5*…

Albania with a tent – best campgrounds and wild camping places

Albania with a tent – best campgrounds and wild camping places

Albania is one of the most ‘exotic’ destinations in Europe. Although the country has a lot to offer, it still doesn’t have a well-developed tourist infrastructure. However, this has its advantages, especially for travelers who prefer more wild destinations and like to spend time in…

Gjipe Beach – the most beautiful wild beach in Albania

Gjipe Beach – the most beautiful wild beach in Albania

Are you looking for a quiet beach in Albania that still has a hint of wildness? If so, Gjipe Beach will be the perfect spot to visit. It is hidden from the world in a canyon carved by a river, which falls into the sea.…

Trip to Butrint – an alternative to sunbathing

Trip to Butrint – an alternative to sunbathing

In May the weather in the Balkans can be unpredictable. One day it’s very sunny and the next day the whole sky is covered with heavy dark clouds and from time to time it may even rain. This applies not only to the North of…

Komani Lake DIY – how to cross it with a car ferry

Komani Lake DIY – how to cross it with a car ferry

Komani Lake was created as a side effect of a hydroelectric power plant complex which was build in the region. Apparently, the electricity produced by it covers about 90% of the electricity demand in Albania, which is pretty impressive. Meanwhile, this place in no way…

Valbone DIY – how to organise a trip to the Albanian Alps

Valbone DIY – how to organise a trip to the Albanian Alps

Valbone is next to the southern beaches the most beautiful place in Albania. . Especially in spring you can admire there the amazing combination of fresh green leaves, grey rocks and snow-white mountain peaks. Sometimes the views include also crystal clear blue water flowing down…

KSAMIL DIY – Vacation in Albania

KSAMIL DIY – Vacation in Albania

Ksamil is a small and still not so touristy town in the south of Albania, which offers beautiful beaches. The closeness to Greece makes the sun here extremely strong, the water is crystal clear and the sea has an intense turquoise color. This is the…