Elton has an incredible, earth-shattering idea floating around in his head for a tour that will bring you to the kitchens of families, farms and restaurants for an 8 or 12 day self-guided tour in Albania. It’ll combine beaches, mountains and urban environments and will surely encompass loads of food, wine and raki.  The idea is both to taste the delights on offer and also be a part of their cultivation or production- a full experience. Nature will be in abundance. Stay tuned in early 2018 when we…

One aspect of Albanian culture that interests us is Socialist Realism art – of which Albania has in abundance. The communist regime took the visual arts very, very seriously and the country is peppered with their works, from mosaics to monuments (many of which are now sadly vandalized or have simply been neglected.) You can visit the National Gallery of Arts in Tirana to see its collection of Socialist Realism art, but without any context or in-depth descriptions, the works can sometimes be a little perplexing. This is why…

  This tour is extremely unique and is designed for those with an interest in the bizarre sides of history. We started running this tour in 2015 for travelers, artists and journalists alike and it was a huge success! We are not exaggerating when we say that we’re quite knowledgeable and good at doing this – it is something our company is specifically known for!  The 700,000 bunkers of Albania, while arguably an eyesore, add character to the landscape and tell us about the mysterious nature of communist rule…