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Invading Albania's Party Beaches

Jared S. Baumeister | Posted 10.09.2014 | Travel
Jared S. Baumeister

Albania was sealed off to foreigners for almost the entirety of the Cold War. With democracy came an influx of visitors from the rest of the world. No one knew quite what to expect. But getting to the pristine beaches of the Albanian Riviera is not an easy task.

One Insane Day in Albania. (Yes, Albania.)

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Color is coming back to the now-independent free-market democracy. A bit of the Balkan Peninsula, it's only slightly larger than Maryland. But there's variety inside that space, including a mountain-studded interior and an unspoiled Adriatic coastline.

Live From Greece

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 09.06.2011 | World
Arjuna Ardagh

The lessons we can learn here are not from Greek politicians or economists, but how you and I can learn to fully enjoy our lives in the midst of the messes created by them.

Downsizing: The Pleasures of Cruising Small

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Anchored off the coast of Croatia, I felt like I was on a private yacht. Cool breezes were coming off the shimmering waters of the Adriatic Sea, the p...

Cash-Strapped Greece Should Sell Islands, German MPs Say

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two German MPs have recommended Greece sell off some of its islands to counter the country's notorious debt problem. Josef Schlarmann and Frank Schae...