How to Spend a Week in Malta

Malta is a tiny island nation in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, situated under the boot of Italy. Following a long history of being conquered by many nations thanks to its strategic location, Malta became independent in 1974 and… View Post

Visiting the Fortified City of Mdina

The fortified city of Mdina (pronounced em-dina) sits in the heart of Malta, visible for miles around with a strong boundary of limestone walls to protect it. Home to stunning architecture and plenty of photogenic doors for which it is… View Post

How to Spend a Day on Gozo

A trip to Malta, made up of seven islands, is not complete without a day trip to Gozo, the second largest island of the group. Gozo is jam packed with beautiful coastlines, scores of artisans and fine foods, religious shrines… View Post

Xlendi, Gozo’s Prettiest Bay

While on my day trip hopping on and off the bus around Gozo, the second largest island in the Maltese archipelago, I chose to hop off at Xlendi, the first coastal town of the tour, on the south of the… View Post

Gozo’s (Collapsed) Azure Window

Any trip to Malta, an archipelago of seven islands, is not complete without a day trip to the second biggest island of Gozo (or stay a while if you have the time!). The most famous visual sight of Gozo was… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post