Kosovo

Six Things You Shouldn’t Miss (But Might) in Prishtina, Kosovo

Prishtina can often feel overwhelming and underwhelming all at once for any first-time visitor. From the kitsch Americana tributes and the endless concrete apartment blocks to the unexpected liveliness you […]

Day Tripping from Prishtina, Kosovo

While Prishtina may be one of the most energetic capital cities in the Balkans, in terms of typical tourist attractions, you shouldn’t get your hopes up too high because you […]

Pretty in Prishtina: A Beauty Guide for Kosovo’s Capital

Beauty and fashion are topics I don’t cover much at all on this blog because they don’t have much to do with travel but, in the case of Kosovo, I have found them to be an […]

Some Good News, Some Bad News, and the Journey to Valbona, Northern Albania

A journey to Valbona in Northern Albania was something that was high on my list to do since I first learned about Quku i Valbonës and the magnanimous Catherine and her […]

Things to Do in Gjakova, Western Kosovo (aka Gjakovar Gems)

Gjakova is a town in Western Kosovo that is often overlooked by travelers – or at least quickly passed through en route to Northern Albania/Lake Koman and as a halfway […]

Scenes From a Day Trip to Mitrovica – Kosovo’s Divided City

It’s funny to think back sometimes on your preconceptions of a place before you ever visited and compare what you expected it would be to what you actually found when […]

A Magical Ferry Ride on Lake Koman, Northern Albania

As a new resident of Kosovo, I was delighted to learn that Liqenin e Komani, or Lake Koman, was just across the border from me now and an easy road trip […]

The Blonde Gypsy…MOVED TO THE BALKANS!

There has been a sort of standstill around these parts as well as in The Blonde Gypsy social media world over the past six months if you’ve been following any […]

A Little Kosovo Fauxtography

A place that is likely to stir up a variety of emotions given its history, especially recent; a country that at present is only recognized by 111 UN member states […]

Sounds from Kosovo: An Interview with The Glasses

Kosovo is known for a lot of things, good music not being one of them. That is not to say it can’t be found though which is why I was […]

The Blonde Gypsy is Walking Via Dinarica!

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past few years as a vagablonde, it’s that life really does work in mysterious ways. Mysterious ways that always lead you to […]

Traveling to Kosovo via Skopje, Macedonia

So you want to go to Kosovo. Then I highly recommend doing so via Skopje, Macedonia. Traveling between Skopje and Pristina or Skopje and Prizren by bus is extremely easy, […]

The Blonde Gypsy is Back in the Balkans!

I’m very happy to announce that the Blonde Gypsy has finally made her return to the Balkans! It’s been over a year and a half since I was in Bosnia-Herzegovina […]