Travel Blogs from Malta

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from the mafia to Malta, Sliema, Malta travel blog

from the mafia to Malta

A travel blog entry by devonandsarah

... a train all the way down south, then another ferry..(it was a long day!)..but we managed to arrive safe and sound in Malta! I haven't quite wrapped my head around Malta yet. It is very clearly a former british colony: they drive on the left, the row ...

Paceville!, St Julians, Malta travel blog


A travel blog entry by andrew.galea


... a night. Well all hell was about to break loose! On the way to the car the heavens opened up and an absolute torrential rain storm hit Malta, and I mean torrential. By the time we got to the car it was as if all four of us had dived into a pool, we were ...

Exploring the countryside, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Exploring the countryside

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... ’t seem to be a path, but he nodded indignantly. I’m still surprised about how ‘off the beaten track’ Malta’s sites and historical gems are…it’s almost like they don’t want you to find them! Now, the cart ...

Off to Malta, Malta, United States travel blog

Off to Malta

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels


... places I have visited while crossing Montana. I have been to Essex, Dunkirk, Devon, Chester, Inverness, Gildford, Havre, Zurich, Malta and Glasgow. In an otherwise dull day passing through another British County or European city the size of 100 residents ...

En route pour de nouvelles aventures, Sliema, Malta travel blog

En route pour de nouvelles aventures

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

Cela fait deux mois et demi presque que je suis en congés. Il est vraiment temps de repartir! Dans l'avion qui doit m'emmener à Frankfurt puis à Malte, je fais la connaissance de Neil, un étudiant géophysicien qui vient apprendre le métier avec ...

Pretty Bay in Birzebuga, Birzibuga, Malta travel blog

Pretty Bay in Birzebuga

A travel blog entry by elizabeth21

Uncle Jo offered to take us to a sand beach called Pretty bay, (and rightly so) in Birzibuga. Katia and Rob were supposed to take us to another beach for the day but unfortunately Katia got sick. The beach was beautiful but the sand was really ...

MP 472 to the North Pole???, Malta, United States travel blog

MP 472 to the North Pole???

A travel blog entry by donstevenson


... who wrote: "I want Grandpa to get new hearing aids because I'm tired of hearing his head whistle." -- K.O. Santa John knew someone in Malta who could put Don and Loretta up for the night. We'll find out tomorrow if visions of sugarplums danced in their ...

Achievements and failures, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Achievements and failures

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


My greatest achievement today was discovering a Bavarian sausage stall up the road in Sliema. I met Lars and his work friends for lunch and got a cheese and a curry bratwurst. I really missed German food, and now I have some in my neighbourhood. Yipee! ...

Ahhhhh, Malta!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Ahhhhh, Malta!

A travel blog entry by kempstertravels


... . We hired a car for three days and got great mileage out of it, as we covered what felt like every square kilometre of Malta and neigbouring island Gozo. On the days that we didn't have the car, we had great fun catching the bus from place to place. ...

Feeling the Heath heat…, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Feeling the Heath heat…

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

Somehow, my room had become a nuclear disaster zone. I was expecting guests that day, so I cleaned up, revelling in this small accomplishment. I met Chrissy at the door and gave her the 'grand tour' (including my now clean room). There are practically 5 ...

Oh, it's a hard life! ;-), Gżira, Malta travel blog

Oh, it's a hard life! ;-)

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... . Yes, I did see it in Munich, yes, I did enjoy it a second time. They have intermission in the middle of movies in Malta! The film just suddenly stop and you have fifteen minutes to get food and use the loo. I think it’s kind of frustrating, but ...

Island Adventure: Last Day, Saint Julian's, Malta travel blog

Island Adventure: Last Day

A travel blog entry by siarakelyndali


Hi Everyone! Bad weather today cancelled our original tour plans. Instead we made our own tour taking the public bus to Blue Grotto.  BEAUTIFUL & extremely windy. Despite weather warning signs, we opted for an afternoon in St. Julian’s- ...

Beer pong, birthdays and buddies being blue, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Beer pong, birthdays and buddies being blue

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


I had a domestic day with the washing machine that hates me, before heading out along the Strand to meet Lars, Jon and Egil at the Point. I still can't get over how lucky I am to have such a beautiful vista around the corner from me! The walk makes me ...

Malta, Malta, Malta travel blog


A travel blog entry by kfsandiego


... monuments, and marble tombstones to show their support (and buy a little piece of heaven, it seems) for the Knights of Malta. Eight leagues, representing nations and alliances in Europe, were part of the Knights of Malta (hence, the design of the ...

Very old and interesting, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Very old and interesting

A travel blog entry by stephgraeme


... rotten. As you can probably tell by my stories, I am not big on descriptions and detail of the places we have been but Malta was absolutely beautiful with so many old walls and a lot of WWII history. Could easily go back there for a drive around. They ...

Malta: A Mediteranean Marvel, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta: A Mediteranean Marvel

A travel blog entry by chris_sayward


... several major European cities directly to Malta and compared to most of the EU, Malta is a relatively inexpensive vacation spot. Malta also boasts some of the most beautiful sandy beaches and THE best scuba diving in the Mediterranean. Unfortunately it ...

The Red Tower, Armia, Malta travel blog

The Red Tower

A travel blog entry by travelmonster


... in the cost of 1 euro per person), lots of information boards to read about the towers history and its restoration and some nice views of Malta and across to Gozo from the top. Worth it if you are in the area and passing, but I wouldn't make a special ...

Valletta - what a place!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta - what a place!

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea


It is hard to describe the wonder of Malta, it is definitely like stepping back in time, you somehow feel dwarfed by the stories that lie in the stones of the buildings that were built hundreds of years ago. Valletta, the capital of Malta, is where most ...

Parallel Universe, Mellieha, Malta travel blog

Parallel Universe

A travel blog entry by pwong


... been taken over by holidaymakers, there is a distinct difference between the atmosphere here, and the aforementioned places.  Since Malta was a British colony for 150 years, the two cultures have merged and formed something unique, which is quite ...

Go to Gozo, Xlendi, Malta travel blog

Go to Gozo

A travel blog entry by travelmonster


... inside, wondering what we would find here. It's not long before we see the kind of scenery that I was expecting on Malta - dramatic cliffs falling into the sea, with small, approachable bays set back from the Mediterranean blue waters. Our first stop ...

Valletta adventures, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Valletta adventures

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


... were really well preserved, and you could see a real jump of improvement in tools from the previous era. We also learnt about Malta’s mysterious cart ruts, a complex network of tracks gouged in the rock. The purpose of these ruts is still a mystery, ...

Detox, Valletta, Malta travel blog


A travel blog entry by pwong


... hopefully we can find some nice, less-touristed spots in the next few days. One thing we were looking forward to in Malta was a good detox and loosening our belts slightly, after all the rich and delicious dining in Sicily - having fallen under British ...

travelling to malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

travelling to malta

A travel blog entry by sydneyalicat

... when they opened for buisness. Wandered around and found a cafe for breakfast, honestly the french make the worst cappachino, hope malta is better. caught up on my blog at the internet terminal, Franchesca found a free playstation terminal so she was ...

28-29 Valletta-Dinner-Marsaskala beach, Valletta, Malta travel blog

28-29 Valletta-Dinner-Marsaskala beach

A travel blog entry by elizabeth21


... for a bus! FUN! Any hoo.. we went and saw the war memorial at Fort St. Elmo and then went to see the amazing "Malta experience". It was a movie about Malta which was informative but not very engaging (both Mum and Nana fell asleep!!). We also saw The ...

Malta and Gozo, Valetta, Malta travel blog

Malta and Gozo

A travel blog entry by gracielastanley


... so-called civilized world, or Europe anyway, and I am vomiting violently. A nice flight into Valetta from Casablanca on Air Malta. The islands were beautiful from the air and the flight was pleasant. Arrived and went through our usual rituals of ...

Malta - I am home!, Sliema, Malta travel blog

Malta - I am home!

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea


... was born in Australia, love the country and possess a deep sense of pride in my nationality I also enjoy a similar connection with Malta. I guess that is an advantage of being born of migrant parents after they migrated! Beyond this I also gain a certain ...

Gaining one job and losing another, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Gaining one job and losing another

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


This morning I received an email from the Department of Environment saying they aren't able to extend my leave. I am expected back at work on the 12th of February, so I will have to resign if I want to keep travelling the world. It’s a shame I ...

With a spring in my step!, Gżira, Malta travel blog

With a spring in my step!

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


My parents received the traditional Maltese prickly pear liqueur that I sent them, so they did shots via Skype for me! It was hilarious. I paraded down the Strand towards Sliema feeling really happy. The sun was out, the boats were bobbing up and down on ...

Lazy day in Sliema, Sliema, Malta travel blog

Lazy day in Sliema

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea


... to the internet café as I was keen to catch a few family and friends online before they left work (Australia is 8 hours ahead of Malta by the way). I spent an hour or so chatting to some of my work colleagues, my brother Jeff's girlfriend Kirsty and my ...

'Not all those who wander are lost.' ~ Tolkien, Gżira, Malta travel blog

'Not all those who wander are lost.' ~ Tolkien

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson


Today I took it easy, catching up on a lot of photos and blogging, Skyping my parents and talking to some friends back home. Halfway through the day I stepped out with Ippy to get fresh fruit from a store up the road, and admired the view (and the sun) ...

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