Albanian Tourism: An ongoing process

Albania, sealed off for decades, and only open to visitors for the last 20 years, is trying to promote itself as a tourist destination. But it is not well known, and is by no means a tourist hotspot, even if visitor numbers are climbing. “Albania is not yet on the radar, but with its stunning […]

Albanian Tourism Project Turns Bunkers in to Hostels

The Balkan country of Albania has hundreds of thousands of disused communist-era bunkers and a booming tourist industry. Now a joint German-Albanian project has put the two things together — and is converting a bunker into a backpacker hostel. In the coastal town of Tale, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the Albanian capital of […]

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