Prizren Kosovo

Kosovo: Finding Freedom in Prizren

Finding freedom in Prizren. “Who wants beer?” It was more of a statement than a question as the hostel owner came charging in, clutching plastic bags full of cheap two litre bottles of Kosovo’s finest brew. Everyone was getting beer. “And who wants Raki?!” This was even less of a question. It was impossible to turn down this deadly home …

Pristina Kosovo

Kosovo: Tear Gas and Protests in Pristina

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Travel Advice for Kosovo: avoid large crowds or demonstrations. Stay away from all political protests. Well, only five minutes into my stay in Kosovo’s capital of Pristina all British Government advice was being mercilessly trampled on, as heavily armed riot police surrounded me while opposition demonstrators faced off in the streets against them. The Kosovars seem to …