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In this Shkoder, Albania Podcast episode:

We discuss:

How we keep our alcohol budget to a minimum even in more expensive countries, while still partying it up and making new friends. Plus, our local guest, Taku, tells us about Albanian history and sources us one of the most affordable meals in Europe.

  • Feature Topic: We like to drink and we don’t like to spend too much doing it – but we still want a good time. Maximum party, minimum budget! Our top 3 Tips for drinking cheap anywhere..
  • Interview with local Albanian: Taku. We talk about The Albanian blood feuds and how only a few years ago, while the countries borders were closed, things were completely different in Albania.
  • $5 Food: Pilaf and Kaçkavalli (Kashkaval) fried cheese
  • $5 Fun: Visit the Rozafa Castle

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Hotel Ideal – The expensive looking but actually cheap hotel we found in the rain in Shkoder

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The Rozafa – The Castle above Shkoder.

Marlusse et Lapin – The small local bar off a side street in Monmatre, Paris.


Photos from Shkoder, Albania Podcast

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Hanging out with Taku

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Albanian Pilaf

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Cafe street – Shkoder

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Tommo exploring Rozafa Castle

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View of Shkoder from Rozafa Castle

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Old Skool Local Transport



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