The only thing where you will feel the Islam presence is from a weak call to prayer in the afternoon.
The dynamics at night clubs in Tirana is confusing.
They also love foreigners, especially if you are from the US.
But ethnic Albanians in those countries are far more traditional and nationalist (nationalist towards mostly Slavs, not foreigners).
I suggest you skip it and do the day game as much as you can. Some of them don’t even want to marry a girl that’s not a virgin.
Young Albanians are under the big influence of their parents and tradition.
Everyone is sitting down in groups with their social circle.
I heard that Albanians don’t approach at places like this (TAO nightclub).
Before I went to Albania, all I could find about it is that Albania was a communist country with poor infrastructure and bunkers.
In this day and age, time is a precious commodity, and no one wants to spend hours on end contacting singles that don’t fit their personality or lifestyle.
Indeed, one of the biggest pit-falls with online dating is wading through infinite, irrelevant match suggestions.
The only people that that know English are young people in cities. But most women in Tirana have a decent grasp of it. There are also a lot of girls that have cousins in Switzerland, Austria or Italy so they know German or Italian.
Even though the majority of Albanians are Muslims, this is largely a matter of national identity.
Finding great, available single women in the US can be difficult.