Looking to book a holiday in September and not sure where to go? Look no further. Much of the western Balkans remains hot and sunny into October, which is why lots of our trips run until then. Also known as ‘shoulder season’, the months immediately before and after peak summertime offer that sweet spot between

Albania may have seas as dreamy as the Maldives, beaches like Croatia and even some similarities to Greece, but there are several things that set it apart from its Balkan neighbours and everywhere else.  From vast swathes of landscapes completely untouched by humans to its folklore traditions, Albania is a holiday destination like no other. 

If you travel with us to Albania, chances are you will be in the capable hands of Aldo for the duration of your adventure, from hiking and kayaking to drinking raki! Aldo’s passion for his country is infectious and like us, he’s most at home in the mountains. In a previous life, he was an

Considering a holiday in Albania in 2024 and wondering if it’s suitable for children? Look no further. As parents of three youngsters ourselves, Ben and I can confirm it’s a fantastic destination for families. Albania offers great value for money and endless adventures on its mountains, rivers and beaches. As it’s still fairly unexplored, it’s

If you’re in search of some armchair travel or inspiration for your next trip, we’ve rounded up nine of our favourite books set in the western Balkans.  Whether you’re looking to escape to the idyllic mountainscapes or understand the region’s complex past, these books will have you gripped – and perhaps even inspire you to