A Boat Trip to the Blue Grotto

The famous Blue Grotto of Malta is situated on the southern coast of the island, home to intricate caves, clear blue water, volcanic stalactites, fish darting in and out of the waves and a tiny little family run boat company…

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The Best Views in Valletta

Valletta is the capital of Malta, a bustling ancient walled city on the north side of Malta, situated on a promontory jutting out into the sea. Sliema lies to the west and is the quieter, less touristy of the two, typically the…

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A Guide to St. Peter’s Pool

On a hunt for the most beautiful locations in the country, I boarded a bus from Sliema that took me east towards the fishing village of Marsaxlokk and the renowned St. Peter’s Pool. Arriving by bus takes about 1 hour…

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The Prettiest Beach in Malta

Although I can’t say yet that I’ve been to all of Malta’s other beaches to make a comparison, there’s plenty of articles online in support of my statement! Riviera Beach is quite likely one of the prettiest in the country,…

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Postcards from Sliema

After an early start in Brussels on the metro and a bus, I boarded the first of two flights via Zürich to Malta, a little island in the Mediterranean at the bottom of Italy. It was simultaneously a completely normal…

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14 Day Trips from Brussels

Living in Brussels has been a wonderfully central place to get to visit easily all the rest that Belgium has to offer. The capital city is located in the heart of Belgium, providing easy access by train or by car…

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10 Things to Do in Brussels

We moved to Belgium exactly 9 months ago today in September 2020 after a year and a half of chasing our dreams in New Zealand. The move happened dab smack in the middle of the COVID-19 global pandemic and it…

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How to Travel Luxembourg For Free

When we first moved to Belgium last September, we had dreamed of many weekends abroad, exploring the continent and taking advantage of Brussels’ central location. Of course COVID had other plans and as such, I haven’t left Belgium since we moved…

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