31 Aug 2016
Berat is one of the exceptional cities that belong to the early humankind history. Thousands years ago, when the damaging streams of water fell down over the terrain, a massive rock was created, imposing over the river, welcoming the life of a city that survived for over 2400 years. That city, result of a refined fantasy, attracted poets and painters to write and paint....
30 Aug 2016
‘So you will stay just one night in Berat?’ enquired our guest house owner whose grinning smile was as welcoming as the cold beer he had produced near instantly. I glanced over at the neatly kept flower beds, the medieval style arch door to the courtyard and turned backwards to my under ground cave room with its dimly lit charm.‘Lets make it two.’ Five minutes....
27 Feb 2016
“Pay a visit to this beguiling corner of Europe now, before it garners the popularity it deserves. – Martin Zatko, co-author of The Rough Guide to Europe on a Budget” Read full article here: Via RoughGuides.com
13 Feb 2016
Apart from being one of the most enchanting cities of Albania and the Balkans, Berat is widely known for its unique tradition in handcrafting and gourmet food. Berat is one of the only cities in Albania that besides having developed a complete line of souvenirs and local food products, is also offering visitors the full experience of meeting the artisans in their home-based studios, in...
20 Nov 2015
The Telegraph rates Berat as one of the 30 most beautiful towns in Europe” “Mangalem, the city of Berat’s old town, sits on the banks of the river Osum and is a Unesco World Heritage Site. In medieval times it was a frontier town of the Byzantine Empire, to which its citadel testifies.” via The Telegraph
27 Sep 2015
Gostica, a popular blog about spiritualism ranks Berat nr.7 out of 10 top Spiritual places in the world. “Berat- Albania is the pride of Albanian architecture. The old town is under UNESCO protection. Berat presents a wonderful combination of eastern and western culture, traditions and customs. The town is a treasury of Albanian history and is evidence of the harmony between religion and culture. In...
27 Sep 0205
If you want advice on how to spend a week in Albania, why not consider OurOyster’s which is a project consisting on a young couple and their 6 months toddler traveling around the world and sharing their travel experiences. Their extensive experience as travelers makes very valuable advice for whoever plans to visit one of their destinations. Quote of the article follows: Albania is one of the most memorable places we have...