Albania: Letters From Berat

You asked me to write you and tell you what I thought of Berat. …I’ll share more of those stories in another letter but for now I wanted to let you know:
I made it to Berat safe and sound. You told me it was a charming place and that I would fall in love, but never did I imagine the truth of your words… Continue reading Albania: Letters From Berat

Tirana Albania's International Center of Culture - by Anika Mikkelson - Miss Maps - www.MissMaps.com

Albania’s Eclectic Capital: Trippin’ in Tirana

Could it get any more strange? Absolutely. Because when you add those 20-something odd travelers and musicians given microphones, plant them all in the same hostel and advertise a rap showdown on a Thursday night, you know things are about to get real…. Continue reading Albania’s Eclectic Capital: Trippin’ in Tirana

Monument to the Multiculturalism of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - BiH - by Anika Mikkelson - Miss Maps - www.MissMaps.com

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina : A Gem is Discovered

Beyond its history of war, Sarajevo is a place of peace and solidarity. In the old town, a mosque sits near a Catholic church which sits near a Serbian church and on and on. Serbs mix with Muslims mix with Catholics. Everyone lives in peace. It’s an incredible sight and experience… Continue reading Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina : A Gem is Discovered