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Category: Europe

Jun 20 2014

Polish Cuisine: Pierogi

One of the joys of travelling is tasting the regional or national dish.  However, as a vegetarian, that can be tricky and I tend not to go to a country or specific region for the food as other people do.  I’m just relieved when I find something on the menu I can eat. When I decided to …

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Jun 06 2014

Butrint National Park

During my short visit to Saranda, in Albania, one of the places on my ‘must-see’ list was Butrint.  What I didn’t realise was that it’s also on a lot of other people’s lists too.  Well, I suppose that’s no surprise since it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has national park status, and is a Ramsar Wetland Site of …

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Jun 02 2014

Discovering Tirana in 21 Hours!

Yes, I did it again.  Just like my experience in Belgrade, I had only 21 hours to explore a capital city; this time, it was Tirana.  I don’t like to make a habit of doing this, but sometimes you just have to go with what you have.  I just had 21 hours.   The reason …

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May 30 2014

What a Cork-er of an Idea in Portugal!

When you think of cork, what springs to mind?  For me, it was wine bottles and tiles.  However, a recent trip to Portugal has changed that.  If I told you this bag was made of cork, would you believe me?  I’m not sure I would have, but it is.  That’s the great thing about travelling, you …

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May 23 2014

Green Plums: Perfect for Travelling

While I was staying with a family in Albania recently, I was given a handful of fruit on my second night.  I had no idea what they were, but I tried one.  I thought it might have been unripe, but was told otherwise.  In fact, I found out that it was a type of plum, …

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May 16 2014

Bunkers Galore in Albania

Before I arrived in Albania, I had read about the ‘bunkers. so I expected to see a few dotted around.  As I didn’t see any when I first arrived, I forgot about the whole bunker thing.  That was until I read about it while staying at a guesthouse in Shkoder.  I mentioned, to a member of the family I …

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