Geraldine Kemper & 3 Op Reis in Bosnia

Geraldine Kemper & 3 Op Reis in Bosnia

What seems like ages ago, way back in May, we got a phone call from a producer at top-rated Dutch TV travel show 3 Op Reis. Presenter Geraldine Kemper and a film crew were coming to the Balkans, he said, and needed some help. Of course, we said… The original plan was...
Drive Albania in the Press

Drive Albania in the Press

  Since we first started our engines back in 2014, we’ve been lucky enough to get some great press coverage, and to help international journalists discover the hidden parts of Albania and the western Balkans. We figured it would be useful to keep all these...

Review: Wouter de Bruin & Sarah van Kampen, September 2017

In September 2017 we put together a rather wild 4×4 adventure tour for Wouter de Bruin and Sarah van Kampen, from Holland. We took them on spicier roads than we’d normally use, and to some of our favourite wild camping spots in the Albanian mountains. Here...

Review: Rene Montsma, September 2017

In September 2017 we were joined by Rene Montsma, who flew in from Tel Aviv, and his brother Michel, from Amsterdam. They had only three nights to spare, but we managed to pack in a lot of activity, including a night spent camping wild on a remote beach. Read...

Review: Hillary Atherton, September 2017

In September 2017 we were joined by Hillary Atherton and her friends Alison Gibb and Liz Cleaver. Over the course of two weeks they travelled south from Kotor, Montenegro, to Saranda in the deep south of Albania (from where they caught the ferry to Corfu). Here are...

Review: Peter Binnendijk, September 2017

In September 2017 Peter Binnendijk and his wife Catharina joined us for a short tour of southern Albania, focusing on the key cultural sites. Here are Peter’s comments on their tour.  “We want to thank you again for your help, not only from/to the airport,...

Review: Tim Fielder, September 2017

Autumn 2017 began for us with a private tour for Tim Fielder and his wife Sue. They flew into Tirana, where we picked them up, and then took them through Albania, Macedonia and Kosovo, before delivering them to a beach hotel in Montenegro for five days at the end of...

Review: Patricia Tiller, August 2017

At the tail-end of August 2017 we provided a car and driver for Patrica Tiller and her family, who flew to Skopje, Macedonia, from Dubai, and back home from Kotor, in the north of Montenegro. We designed a route that took them through Kosovo and northern Albania,...

Review: Jim & Genevieve Gall, July 2017

In July 2017 we put together a short tour for Jim & Genevieve Gall, from Australia, who came to us via the website KimKim. You can read their review of the trip here.  “We are over-the-moon with getting such a taste of Albania in such a short time. We were...

Review: George Vlachonikolis, July 2017

In July 2017 former British Army officer George Vlachonikolis and two friends joined us to ascend Mt Korabi, at 2,764m the highest peak in both Albania and Macedonia (it straddles the border). Despite some truly horrible weather and almost-zero visibility, they made...