Travel Blogs from Malta

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Not such a S.A.D Party..., Gżira, Malta travel blog

Not such a S.A.D Party...

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


Today started with the 'no shot glasses on the whole of Malta' saga. It’s become a signature of mine to make vodka jelly shots at each party I host. Unfortunately, the last party must have bled Malta dry of plastic shot glasses! So I frantically ...

Gozo!, Victoria, Malta travel blog


A travel blog entry by andrew.galea


... historical buildings, the affable Maltese people and the stunning Mediterranean swimming spots. We drove to the top right corner of Malta, then boarded a ferry (in our car) which makes the 20 minute journey to and from Gozo throughout the day. We ...

Vela Luka and Blato, Korcula, Croatia travel blog

Vela Luka and Blato

A travel blog entry by igavrani


Hi ya all... we left Split for Korcula by ferry and first stop was a little town 'Vela Luka' the population is like Denmark's pop about 4000, I want to live here it's so friendly and peaceful, we met Adrian's uncle Barba Baldo... a beautiful gentleman... ...

Duck down, drinks, discussions and dinner, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Duck down, drinks, discussions and dinner

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... It came out all sad and soppy, so I’ll have to find a dryer to fluff it up…only problem is…no one in Malta owns dryers because it’s so sunny they never need one! Dilemma… I went out to meet Egil, Eivind, Lars and his English ...

Arriving in Malta, Valetta, Malta travel blog

Arriving in Malta

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube


... island well, because there doesn't seem to be any of the typical weathering you see in coastal cities. Culture After the war, Malta became a protectorate of the United Kingdom. I believe they gained independence in 1964. This said, I think the culture is ...

I almost rode a seahorse, Gozo, Malta travel blog

I almost rode a seahorse

A travel blog entry by krox

Still happy here on Gozo! I`ve seen a lot of the island now (it`s tiny.) Being a diver, they drive you all over the island to either launch a boat or for you to gear up on some remote location, walk to shore with your equipment before you jump off into ...

Malta, Hamrun, Malta travel blog


A travel blog entry by mattccaddy


... very interesting and touching. Malta has been invaded countless times in history! We then had a tour of the knights of malta hospitallers which was also interesting. Later i had traditional Bragioli for lunch which was sliced beef wrapped around bacon ...

Maltesers in Malta, Marsalforn, Malta travel blog

Maltesers in Malta

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... Year. I pulled some Maltesers out of my pocket and ate them in the middle of the road. What a novelty to eat Maltesers in Malta (even though they didn’t originate here)! We danced to the live band in the main square, and met some of their friends ...

Daisy's Last Day, St. Paul's Bay, Malta travel blog

Daisy's Last Day

A travel blog entry by allie.boler


... afternoon around the pool topping up the tans!  Tonight we went out for a celebration dinner to our favourite restaurant on Malta, Tarragon in St Paul's Bay.  It's really amazing food and a lovely waterside location.  We opted for a shared ...

Mdina or Kings Landing!, Mdina, Malta travel blog

Mdina or Kings Landing!

A travel blog entry by allie.boler


... great golden stone walls and ramparts, the tops of domed churches and palaces visible.  It is probably my favourite place on Malta to visit so I was looking forward to returning to the ancient streets. Mdina dates back nearly 4000 years in parts ...

Ippy's Name Day dinner, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Ippy's Name Day dinner

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... so jittery after booking because it was so spur of the moment! How exciting and nerve racking! I actually have a departure date from Malta now… Dinner with Ippy, Rami, Debbie, Manon, Nathalie and Richard was delightful. We laughed and enjoyed two ...

Lady Morgan, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Lady Morgan

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


I slept for 14 hours…a good indication of how tired I was after 'too much' fun! I cleaned up the house a bit which was still in shambles from an amazing farewell party. Later I took the bus around to Mint behind Sliema and met with Egil for a late ...

St Paul's Bay, St Paul's Bay, Malta travel blog

St Paul's Bay

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea


... the rocks use to be along the shore line. It is a fun place with lots to do but it has no resemblance to traditional and historical Malta that I have grown to love so far. I did strip down and have a swim in the bay however, it was something I wanted to ...

Cupboards, cats, cocktails and being carefree, Marsalforn, Malta travel blog

Cupboards, cats, cocktails and being carefree

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... it didn’t help. Nicole went into town to get a new ID, but the place was shut. They have very strange opening hours in Malta, and it’s normal for shops to have 'siesta’ breaks in the middle of the day! On our walk home we saw ...

Celebrating Australia Day in Malta!, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Celebrating Australia Day in Malta!

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... joining the World Vision youth team to help educate people about world hunger and poverty. Since Australia is 10 hours ahead of Malta, we had to celebrate Australia Day on the 25th to take advantage of the Triple J Hottest 100 countdown. I baked ANZAC ...

Magical mystery tour of the four M's!, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Magical mystery tour of the four M's!

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... to take some panoramas, and we chatted for a couple of minutes. He seemed really cool, and was staying for the month in Malta, so I really regret not exchanging emails. Next stop, Mgarr, famous for having good cooked rabbit (sob sob) and a huge church. ...

Exploring Gozo, Victoria, Malta travel blog

Exploring Gozo

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube


... of it. The trip is only about 30 minutes. I didn't realize that the land that seems like it could be another peninsula of Malta is actually Comino, and beyond that is Gozo. It's really not much distance at all. I'd guess 1km of sea between each island. ...

Walk Along the Ta'Cenc Cliffs, Victoria, Malta travel blog

Walk Along the Ta'Cenc Cliffs

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube


... We took the bus out to the far southwest corner of the island, a place called Xlendi Bay. I've been wanting to see a decent beach in Malta (or Gozo) and I was really pumped up about it. The bay is a short corridor in from the sea. The beach is really a ...

A day in the country, Sliema, Malta travel blog

A day in the country

A travel blog entry by trakka53


... . Not many cars and narrow walkways. A magnificent surrounding wall that overlooks the surrounding countryside from the highest point on Malta. The Metropolitan Cathedral is the mother cathedral of all the churches on Malta and the main painting by Mattia ...

Driving on the lefthand side..., Gozo, Malta travel blog

Driving on the lefthand side...

A travel blog entry by krox

... I relaxed there for a few hours before going to a small village called Quala, where you can look over to Comino and Malta. There`s also a tiny beach there, with white sand. It`s lovely, and you`ll have it all to yourself since not many ...

Afternoon Fun, Mosta, Malta travel blog

Afternoon Fun

A travel blog entry by wardtrip

On the 2nd full day that we had in Malta we visited the Arts & Crafts village in the afternoon. We went to the Glass House first and saw how they mould all the glasses into shape. It was really hot in there as they used a really hot oven-like machine ...

The silent city, Mdina, Malta travel blog

The silent city

A travel blog entry by travelmonster


... a hillside and being in the centre of the island, is pretty much recognisable for miles around. It used to be the old capital of Malta, but nowadays it is called the silent city - for it is a weave of narrow back alleys and streets and only residents are ...

Valletta, Birgu and Sunday in Marsaxlokk..., Marsaxlokk, Malta travel blog

Valletta, Birgu and Sunday in Marsaxlokk...

A travel blog entry by astrix7


When I landed in Malta I purchased a 15 euro bus ticket which was good for 12 trips up to 2 hours long. Since the island of Malta is only 27 km long and 14.5 km wide the bus card has allowed me to travel almost anywhere I wanted on the island. Today for ...

A Family Holiday in Malta, Buġibba, Malta travel blog

A Family Holiday in Malta

A travel blog entry by angelaincanada

... everywhere. Another day, dad and I decided to go and see the set from the Popeye movie. It seemed easy enough to get to, Malta's bus system is wonderful. Just two quick bus rides and we would be there. Well, what we didn't know was that the second bus ...

Day14: Sunday, August 12 - Shelby, MT to Malta, MT, Malta, United States travel blog

Day14: Sunday, August 12 - Shelby, MT to Malta, MT

A travel blog entry by chere

... -Just Missed the Buffalo Jump Tour -Train Watching from US2 -The Last Stand of the Nez Perce -Sacred Ground -Malta for the Night DETAILS Good Morning Start...We Thought It was a short two or three blocks down to the main ...

The Little Mermaid!, Malta, Malta travel blog

The Little Mermaid!

A travel blog entry by allie.boler


... fresh ones.  They are very busy at the moment.  Lots of divers who would have gone to the Red Sea are now in Malta.  Good for business there.  Picked up a few extra groceries and then back to the hotel.  Daisy and I headed to ...

Blue, Comino, Malta travel blog


A travel blog entry by pwong


... weren't desperate enough to resort to sampling the hotel buffet's sad-looking ice cream selection.  Of course, it may also be because we've found a new addiction in Malta - Bajtra, a Maltese prickly pear liqueur - so sweet, and soooooo good ...

History and wonder, Gżira, Malta travel blog

History and wonder

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... he painted with oil instead of water based paints. In the Oratory I sat and admired the works of Caravaggio. Before coming to Malta I didn’t realise what a rebel the artist was! In Rome in 1606, Caravaggio was in a brawl and killed a young man. ...

Meeting the Charlotte Louise, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Meeting the Charlotte Louise

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... on her once again. (I’ve included a picture in the photo gallery of the Charlotte Louise when she was the face of Malta Tourism. Wasn’t she beautiful?) Back at the Nyx we napped for a couple of hours (my batteries were almost 100% drained) ...

Disney Mediterranean Cruise: Malta = Small, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Disney Mediterranean Cruise: Malta = Small

A travel blog entry by selenapan9


...   on and on about the fact that Malta was SO SMALL  At one point, she was discussing football (soccer) and she said that Malta got to play Italy or something.  And that they lost, but not by too much and that they were so proud just to be ...

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