Until almost 100 years ago Tirana only had a few thousand inhabitants, but under the Communist Regime it grew to half a million people.
Albania doesn’t make the list of the most popular travel destinations. But we had no problems finding enough to do for two weeks!
Actually we never wanted to go to Lviv. Nevertheless, this was were we fell out of a plane right on the first day of our tour across the Ukraine. And who was to blame? The UEFA!
Time for a new country! Today we travel to the capital of Belarus, often referred to as “Europe’s last dictatorship”.
Welcome to Transnistria – the last Soviet territory in Europe.
On August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber dropped the first atomic bomb over an inhabited city. At 08:16 local time, Hiroshima disappeared from the map. But Japan did not think about surrendering just yet.
For almost four centuries, Kyoto was the capital of Japan. It’s impossible to get an impression on just one day, but after all the detours of the super typhoon, I was forced to do so…
A ropeway over a crater landscape, poisonous gases and black eggs… that’s the volcanic valley of Ōwakudani!
In 522 goddess Benzaiten emerged the island of Enoshima from the sea and chased a dragon away. We don’t know if that’s true, but Enoshima is a top spot for tourists and nature lovers today 🙂