A day that could have sparked the country’s greatest celebration ever, ended in silence when Serbia scored 2 last-minute goals against Albania in a EURO2016 qualifier.
The Balkans is a region in the Southeast of Europe with a fascinating history and disputed borders. Despite having visited all of its countries already, I keep coming back. Find below why that is.
With an average daily expense of €21, I travelled to 7 countries in 3 continents. This articles gives a small look behind the scenes.
Victoria ‘troubleshoot’ Square, the main refugee hotspot in Athens. Afghan refugees come here broke and are often stranded for days before continuing the Balkan route into north Europe.
Living off €15 a day, travelling more than 2000 kilometres and taking over 10,000 photos. These are some of my statistics of my current trip without a definite end.
Tirana is a city of many faces. Learn about my 12 findings after I spent about two weeks inside Albania’s capital.
While in Albania, I visited the ‘big derby’ and embedded with the most fanatic football supporters of KF Partizani: the Ultras Guerrils.
These pictures show the struggles, desperation, boredom but also happiness and hope of those on the run for war and poverty, in search for a life of dignity and peace.
High up on the hills, nestled in the snowy pines, lays the abandoned bobsleigh track of the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics. Scarred by the battle of the Bosnian war, it now only attracts just a handful of people per day.
Kosovo’s troublesome recognition on the world’s stage makes it hard for me to decide whether it was the 50th country that I visited. While being there in March 2014, I tried to form a clearer picture of the current situation.