A Sourcebook for the Traveler in Albania

Transport
A brief guide to getting around by public transport in Albania
Minibus and bus schedules
System map of the Albanian rail network (PDF)
Language
English-Albanian online dictionary and pronunciation guide
Phrasebooks: Wikitravel · BBC
Books: Çezar Kurti, Learn Albanian / Mesoni Shqip, 3rd ed. (Legas, 2006)
Guides & Maps
The indispensible—and free—Tirana In Your Pocket (also available, though in less detailed form, on other Albanian cities)
Lonely Planet Thorn Tree Forum - Albania
Books: Gillian Gloyer, Albania, 3rd ed. (Bradt) · Lonely Planet, Western Balkans
OpenStreetMap
Freytag & Berndt Road Map of Albania—the best overall view of the country
Thethi and Kelmend—crucial for hiking in the north (in German and English). There is also a companion guide
News
Foreign outlets: BBC Albanian · Voice of America · Radio Free Europe
In English: Balkan Insight · Tirana Times · SE Times
Local sources: Shekulli · Gazeta Shqiptare · Shqip · Standard; Television: Top Channel · Klan
Miscellaneous
Peace Corps Albania