Beloved by the poet Lord Byron, Albania is the hidden gem in the Mediterranean crown
A group of old men in suits and flat caps play dominos in the shadow of Albania’s Monument of Independence. One lays the winning slate and sits back, satisfied, before a new game begins. It’s a peaceful scene in a country that has suffered mixed fortunes, and in the face of adversity is now being touted as Europe’s most exciting undiscovered destination.
This piece was written for Redwood on behalf of Mazda. It was first published in Zoom Zoom magazine in July 2018.