Browsing Month January, 2013

Visit Vlora by ferry boat from Italy

By at January 30, 2013 | 04:03 | 0 Comment


If you have been wondering about how do you reach the city of Vlora then this picture is one of the three answers 🙂

You can take the ferry boat from Italy over to Vlora. It is easy, quite cheap and affordable to every pocket!  So if you live in Italy ir passing by Italy then this is the way to cross the water-biarders. Do not expect any luxurious conditions in this boat and basically you get what you pay for.

Hopefully there will be some investments soon and new modern ferry boats will show up at the port of Vlora. This is much wanted from both locals and tourists!

The other two ways to reach Vlora is by plane and land at the Mother Teresa airport of Tirana.

The last way to reach the city is through Greece. You can either take a bus ftom Athens to Vlora for only 30€ or the boat from Corfu to Saranda, then a bus or taxi to Vlora.

It basically depends on where you are flying/travelling from.

Do share with us your experience or ask any questions so we can help you out 🙂

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Albania’s chestnut, cheese and pasta workers – The Guardian

By at January 30, 2013 | 02:17 | 2 Comments

Photographer David Levene travelled to Dibra Albania during the chestnut harvest

He wanted to see the work Oxfam is doing as the country develops. In the north-east region of Dibër, home to Mount Korab, some of Albanian’s poorest people make a living by producing cheese and pasta. The NGO is helping the co-operatives and empowering local women in the workplace


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 Source : The Guardian Global development

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Great news for

By at January 21, 2013 | 20:28 | 0 Comment

V L O R A - Facebook

We are very happy to announce that we are teaming up with Vlora’s greatest Facebook Fan Page to take our portal to the next level.

V L O R A Fan Page Community is welling to help us with adding places and events from the city of Vlora. Øocal knowledge and tips is the best information for all of you who are planing to visit Vlora, Albania for your summer holidays. Now theres is no need to travel in to blind, through you will be provided with everything you will need to know.

But hey remember, we would LOVE to hear what your opinion is about those places you will visit and the city in general, so do come back at us and give us a review 😉

Caring is of course sharing ..



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Republic Day in the European country of Albania

By at January 11, 2013 | 13:17 | 0 Comment

Today is Republic Day in the European country of Albania.

It first declared its independence in 1912, becoming a principality, republic, and kingdom until being invaded, during World War II, by Fascist Italy in 1939, and invaded again by Nazi Germany in 1943. In 1944, a socialist People’s Republic was established under the leadership of Enver Hoxha and the Party of Labor. Finally, on January 11, 1991, the Socialist republic was dissolved and the Republic of Albania was established.

Viva Albania!


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