Introducing The Metabolism of Albania In 2015, the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR) produced The Metabolism of Albania: Activating the Potential of the Albanian Territory According to the IABR website, the book is a collaboration between IABR, the Belgian urban design office 51N4E that designed Skenderbeg Square in Tirana, Dutch design firm FABRIC, the PBL […]

Well, what’s the difference between north and south Albania? Is there a difference between north and south Albania? Someone recently told me they want to move to Albania. They simply asked me, “North or south?” For a rather small country, someone might look at it on a map and wonder if there is any difference […]

The Visa for Americans to Albania Has Changed Recently, the visa for Americans to Albania has changed. Previously, American citizens could simply go to Albania and stay for one full year. Now, according to the U.S. Embassy in Albania website, Americans who entered Albania on or after January 7, 2022 can stay in Albania for […]

Skenderbeg Square is the heart of Tirana, Albania Skenderbeg Square is the heart of Tirana. It appears on the first known map of Tirana as Sheshi Skenderbej. The name Skenderbeg has been spelled in several different ways over the years. However, Skenderbeg Square probably had little importance as a focal point of the city until […]

Voices of Communist Albania through oral history Mud Sweeter Than Honey: Voices of Communist Albania oral histories Mud Sweeter Than Honey: Voices of Communist Albania is a collection of oral histories by the Polish journalist Margo Rejmer. This book is a glimpse into the personal experiences of Albanians during the dictatorship of Enver Hoxha and […]

Can I open a business and work in Albania in 2022? Can I open a business and work in Albania in 2022? The simple answer is yes. Foreign individuals can open companies and work in Albania easily! The possibilities range from sole proprietorships for individuals to large scale investment and development schemes by foreign companies. […]

Becoming a digital nomad in Albania in 2022 I’m moving to Albania in 2022. I want to become a digital nomad in Albania. For over two years, I have been learning the tools and platforms I need to become a digital nomad in Albania. Yes, there are many variations on the theme of “digital nomad” […]

I want to get a residence permit for Albania I’m moving to Albania in 2022. I want to get a residence permit for Albania. I’ll start by looking at the US Embassy in Albania. (1) As a U.S. citizen I don’t need a visa to enter Albania. I can enter and stay up to one […]

I decided to leave the United States and move to Albania I decided in early 2021 that I’m moving to Albania. That’s why I’m moving to Albania in 2022. It hasn’t been an easy process but there are several things I considered when deciding to sell my property and move overseas. I will list each […]