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[14 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

The citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Albania. The citizens from the countries marked with ‘*’ , can enter Albania even with a valid ID card (no passport required).
All the foreigners who have a valid multi – entry Schengen visa, type “C” or “D”, or a valid residence permit in one of the Schengen member states, can enter, stay and transit Albania without visa, within the validity term of the visa or the residence permit.
The other visitors, please check the page of Ministry of Foreign …

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[10 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Albania is a safe place for visitors. Its hospitality traditions mean that foreigners or guests are treated with high respect; almost all Albanians would be ready to help if you are lost or in trouble.
The greatest risk most people in Albania face is driving, where traffic accidents are frequent because of uncareful drivers.
If you need a medical emergency, the fastest way to get to the hospital is by getting a taxi and saying to the driver ‘Tek Urgjenca’ (read it as : ‘Tek Urgentza’) meaning ‘To the medical emergency’. You …

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[9 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Albania flag on a balloon

Albania is located in southeastern Europe, in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula. Lying along the Adriatic and Ionian Sea, it shares frontiers with Greece in the south-east, Montenegro in the north, Kosovo in the northeast and the Republic of Macedonia in the east. The narrow coastal plain that spread over most of the country gives rise to mountains that are as much as 2,400 meters high. Albania is one of the smallest as well as the poorest countries of Europe. However, it is slowly making the transition to …