50 Intriguing Personal Insights

I am so proud that my story, Welcome to Kosovo has been selected for inclusion in Robert Fear’s latest anthology, 50 Intriguing Personal Insights. The 2023 Edition of 50 Intriguing Personal Insights is available to pre-order on Amazon Kindle. The release date is December 10th. Click here to reserve your ecopy at the special launch price ofContinue reading “50 Intriguing Personal Insights”

Albania Overland – Bashtovë Fortress and Beautiful Berat

On our last night at Buona Vila, we shared whisky, raki, and stories. Like so many countries we’d been warned not to visit, Albania was already revealing itself as a jewel. Lido, Spartak, and Ayesha had welcomed us like family at their wonderful beachside retreat, and we were reluctant to leave, but such is theContinue reading “Albania Overland – Bashtovë Fortress and Beautiful Berat”

Overlanding in Albania – Bari to Durrës

We weren’t sure what to expect in Albania. At the end of WWII, Albania became Europe’s equivalent to North Korea; a secretive, closed and isolationist country. Albania spent four decades under the iron grip of paranoid extremist ruler Enver Hoxha. As a communist state, Hoxha aligned Albania first with Russia, then with China, but brokeContinue reading “Overlanding in Albania – Bari to Durrës”