Invite you to travel to Kosovo, a new country from the European Union, through 13 interesting stories.

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Kosovo or Republic of Kosovo It is a new country from the European Union. Although it was founded on February 17, 2008, it is not in the spirit of the people of Kosovo. Everyone has always accepted themselves as a country. So try to watch and study interesting stories. On the occasion of the 13th anniversary of Kosovo This will make Kosovo one of the countries that you must visit at least once in your life.

1. Safety / Safety

Of course, Kosovo is very safe nowadays. If you compare the statistics with a country with high security like Thailand. Also found that

Kosovo’s safety index is 10% higher than Thailand, so Kosovo is considered the most attractive country to visit. But first things first: is Kosovo safe? Kosovo is very safe. Based on statistics the Kosovo’s safety index is even higher (69.69) than Thailand’s (59.99) where I feel very safe myself.

2. Beautiful Nature / Nature

with the terrain located in the Balkan Peninsula Therefore, Kosovo has many mountains. It is also best suited for skiing. There are beautiful ski spots that can be considered as the highlight of the area, such as Boge, Brezovica, Prevalle, Bajgore. Mountain climbing in Kosovo is also very popular. Guaranteed by Uta Ibrahimi, a Kosovo mountaineer. who had decided and successfully conquered Mount Everest She has also passed on the inspiration to many people through the website

Located in the Balkans, Kosovo has mountains, excellent for skiing. In Boge, Brezovica, Prevalle, Bajgore you will find some amazing ski spots. Did I mention hiking? You may want to know Uta Ibrahimi. After having scouted and explored the mountains throughout the Balkans, she decided to climb Everest. As warm and cosmopolitan one can be, Uta is the ultimate guide if you love hiking and climbing.  A book about her adventurous life could be a great gift for kids back home. 

3. Vineyards / Vineyards and Wine

Kosovo has very beautiful and fertile valleys. It has been here that wine has been produced for over two thousand years. If you visit, be sure to stop and see winemaking in Rahovec as you indulge and experience fine wines such as Stone Castel, Bodrumi Vjeter, Suhareka Wine, Sefa Wine or Rakia brandy made from indigenous

Mountains are sublime fruits. Hills are spectacular and fertile, home to some of the most ancient vineyards. Kosovo has been producing wine for at least 2000 years, so visit Rahovec and wine producers such as Stone Castel, Bodrumi Vjeter, Suhareka Wine, Sefa wine etc, for a great glass of wine, local fruit brandies, or even rakia.

4. Animal sanctuaries / Animal sanctuaries

Kosovo is no different from Thai people who have an elephant conservation center. Because here there is a bear conservation center. And I can tell you that don’t miss out on visiting. But caution is You might fall into the spell of cuteness from the bears. Living here

Our alternative to Elephants sanctuaries are Bears sanctuaries. Do not miss visiting one. We simply are under the bears’ charm, as all my photographer friends keep reminding me with their social media feeds.

5. Natural Heritage / Heritage

Kosovo has a beautiful natural heritage. Its history has experienced the era of great empires, from the Illyrian Dardania to the Roman Empire, Byzantine, Serbian, Bulgarian and Ottoman empires, which filled the site with both Christian and Islamic holy sites. There are also older architecture at Kullas ritual sacred Sufi or makeup on the wedding in the Goranis

the Kosovo Is My rich In Heritage. The We Have Seen Empires Come And Go: From Our Own Illyrian Dardania, To, Roman, Empire, Byzantine agreement, Serbian,. Bulgarian, Ottoman rulers to former Yugoslavia. This is why the place is rich with Christian monuments, Islamic sites, vernacular buildings like kullas, intangible heritage such as Sufi rituals or wedding facial paintings of Goranis.

6. Religious Diversity / Interfaith

Another thing you will see in the daily life of the Kosovo people is Religious diversity coexisting peacefully This way of life has long been at the root of Kosovo’s culture. If you try to walk in towns and villages In Ferizaj or Gjakova, you’ll be able to visit Orthodox churches, the Imperial Mosque, or Begin your pilgrimage journey from the Church of Mother Teresa. and ended up at the Black Madonna Church in Letnice.

Divers as we are in faith practices, religious harmony is engraved in our tradition. In different towns and cities, you will see Churches and Mosques sharing efortlessly the same backyard, like for instance in Ferizaj or Gjakova. It will be equally a blast if you visit Orthodox monasteries, or the Imperial mosque, or go in a pilgrimage with starting point the Mother Theresa Cathedral in capital city and destination the Black Madonna Church in Letnice where our Nobel peace winner admittedly heard the call.

7. Coffee culture / The coffee culture

Drinking coffee in Kosovo is a very popular culture. If you have visited “Go to Talu town, let your eyes follow.” Sit and chill while sipping Macchiato coffee and feel kadal-kadal or Thai language is comfort. through sipping coffee in a bookstore Or is it a café where people pass by to create another taste for drinking? And don’t forget to chat with the natives who mostly speak English.

Coffee culture is huge. We are proud of our macchiato. In Kosovo do as Kosovars do: sit for an hour over a big macchiato, chat with local people who overwhelmingly speak English, and enjoy it kadal-kadal as we say, sabai-sabai as you say. Even better if you sip that coffee in a bookshop café and mingle with the hipster crowds.

8. Food

If you’ve arrived in Kosovo and haven’t tasted the Qebab, you’ve not yet arrived. and other local specialties such as flija, pies, stuffed vegetables, sharri cheese and the famous side dish Ajvar. If you are a true foodie, visit the village of Krusha near Rahovec to gain experience and knowledge. Definitely about food in many aspects. Whether it’s food history Or how to cook sweet peppers that are available in a variety of ways as you like

Take the time to explore a cuisine completely different and delight yourself with flija, pies, stuffed vegetables, grilled meat (‘qebap’ as we know it), Shari cheese and ajvar – the famous side dish. As for the later, pay a visit to Krusha, near Rahovec. It will be a culinary experience and history lesson – because you will learn a lot from how to cook peppers in various ways, to how to survive, in this village where over 500 orphans and 200 widows since the last war make their living out of ajvar. production. And if you find yourself suffering from Asian food withdrawal syndrome, you will find places in the capital city to fill the urge such as Thai food, Indian butter chicken, Nepali momos, Himalayan curries, and Japanese sushi.

9. Social Media/Instagramable Advances

Technology is no less. Because people in Kosovo have access to the Internet up to 96%, with leading companies such as and graphic design. and website developers The forward projects for major companies like Microsoft and scientists who have been awarded NASA Awards with

For that, you need a spot and the technology. Well, Kosovo is The place in the Balkans with leading companies such as Gjiraf. .com, internet penetration up to 96%, graphic designers and web developers chosen to deliver projects for major companies like Microsoft and lab geeks competing and winning NASA awards.

10. Fashion and nightlife / Fashion and night life

Kosovo’s nightlife is equally beautiful. whether it is a night market Or even the glamorous fashions from Valdrin Sahiti, Blerina Rugova and contemporary fashions Krenare Rugova, Venera Mustafa, Flutura Dedinja, which should not be missed to be photographed and posted on your Facebook or Instagram as

I have. probably shown you by now, many things are worth posting on facebook or Instagram, not les remarkable the Night life, the Bazaars and the Fashion choices. Obviously so, as we are blessed with the youngest demography in Europe. Check Valdrin Sahiti, Enkelejda Shatri , Blerina Rugova for sumptuous gowns; Krenare Rugova, Venera Mustafa, Flutura Dedinja, Yllka Brada for contemporary fashion inspirations.

11. Art Society / Art scene

Kosovo has leading artists such as Petrit Halilaj, Sislej Xhafa, Flaka Haliti, Alban Muja and many others who are exhibiting at art events in New York, Paris, London, Tokyo, Berlin and Venice. During the season, the Dokufest, PriFilmFest, Anibar Festival, as well as the animated film festival, BANFF-mountain film festival and the Sunny Hill Song Festival are now hosted by world-renowned artist Dua Lipa.

Kosovo artists like Petrit Halilaj, Sislej Xhafa, Flaka Haliti, Alban Muja and others are part of major global art events in New York, Paris, London, Tokyo, Berlin and Venice. Kosovo is also home to many festivals. Depending on the time of the year, you have choices such as Dokufest, PriFilmFest, the Anibar Festival of the animated movies, the BANFF -mountain film festival, and Sunny Hill a music festival organized by our beloved daughter Dua Lipa, a global star nowadays. .

12. Ballet Show / National Ballet

Kosovo fully supports the arts. You can enjoy classic artwork. Or it can be contemporary art for only about 150 baht, but when you come here, I would recommend you to try a ballet show once. Because all the actors are talented and the ticket prices are affordable too.

My personal tip: watch one spectacle of the Kosovo Ballet. Young, reachable, talented, devoted and not expensive, because we subsidize art, you will enjoy a classical masterpiece or a contemporary marvel for the price of merely 150 Baht (5 euros).

13. Explore the Western Balkans / Explore the Western Balkans

One of the most adventurous highlights is exploring the Western Balkans. via convenient expressways This reduces the time it takes to drive to the capital of neighboring countries. help you drive chill Get to North Macedonia in just an hour. and Albania only three hours.

We put emphasis on complementarity over rivalry, hence once in Kosovo, you can explore the Western Balkans thanks to connectivity: highways that shorten the distances with capitals of neighboring countries – North Macedonia and Albania to respectively 1 hour and 3 hour long drive. 

Finally, I would like to say to everyone that Mirë se vini! Welcome to Kosovo

Thank you for writing materials and information from the Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo in Thailand.