Author: Victor

Raki-n-Roll or Getting Drunk in Albania

Raki-n-Roll or Getting Drunk in Albania

We have mentioned in this blog that we don’t drink alcohol unless we travel.  No, it’s not a complicated loophole in a mostly sober lifestyle; we are simply submerging ourselves in cultural explorations.  We firmly believe that learning about the drinking culture of a country…

Impossible to Ignore All the Red Flags: A Dive into Albanian Past

Impossible to Ignore All the Red Flags: A Dive into Albanian Past

If you look at the map of Europe with no political borders, you may not even find Albania.  Where exactly does Greece end and Albania begin?  If you remember that just a thin strip of Ionic/Adriatic Sea separates it from the heel of Italy, your…

Tour de World

Tour de World

When we travel, we generally rely on all modes of transportation available to us. Through the years, we flew on domestic Brazilian and Peruvian airlines, took overnight trains in India and Egypt, rode subways in Mexico City and Barcelona, and bounced in packed mini-vans in…

Welcome to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Coffee Capital of the United States

Welcome to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Coffee Capital of the United States

For a lot of people, Milwaukee is and has always been the beer capital of the US. This stereotype is enticing considering the city’s German history but a little bit outdated.  There is no denying that Milwaukee’s breweries thrived in the 19th and early 20th…