Travel Blogs from Sliema
Well today has had a few hiccups at home........ Internet down for Mum, then I heard After the from cameron, his iPhone had smashed and broken.... Not sure if he can repair it but he was due to head out, so he then found my old phone, which is also smashed up, hence why I got a new one when my plan ran out. Then I heard from Kieran who had been working all day, to say as he was reversing down the drive, ...
... street band together with their readies and really set the scene, again a strong thread within the community. The closer we traveled to the central area and the main festa point the more decorative the streets became. I am talking shake your head stuff, special street lights, religious statues the like we have never seen before are all along the entrance points to the festa. Seems our invitation was not all that exclusive as the number of people that are here and they are ...
... journey when he swallowed hard and looked over at me, wide-eyed. "Taryn," he whispered. "I don't feel good...we need to get off this bus NOW." Fearing that this would be a repeat episode not only of breakfast but of every other barfing Slav that I've had to endure on public transport, I scooted out quickly and made sure he followed. As the bus drove off, we realized that we were standing in the middle of nowhere, in the dark, at 5:15 in the ...
Val, Manica and I woke up early and quick marched to the ferry in Sliema. Lucky we all have long legs, or we probably would have missed it! We caught the ferry over the harbour to Valletta. There were lots of cats on the docks, trying to scrounge up whatever leftovers they could from the fishermen.
We took a look inside the Sanctuary Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel first – a prominent landmark on the Valletta skyline. It has beautiful ...
... of the year!
It started to get dark, so we went back to the car. On the way I bought some traditional Maltese savoury pastries called Pastazzi. The cheese one was my favourite, but the peas were still very tasty. Right outside the apartment is a van that sells fresh produce. Apparently these vans are very common, and farmers sell directly to customers, which is great! I bought some fresh fruit for breakfast.
Back at home we just ...
Other places to stay in Sliema
124, Tower Road, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Wonderful Holiday
- Nice for the price
- Well Recomended
Tigne Seafront, Sliema | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- No no no
- Simply the best
Sir Adrian Dingli Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Nice island, shame about the hotel
- Very disappointing
- Run on a shoestring and needs a total refurbishing
High Street, Sliema | 5 star hotelfrom $169
Graham Street, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- OK, you get what you pay for.
- Not a 4 star hotel at all!
- A mixed bag
Gorg Borg Olivier St, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $129
- Excellent Hotel
- Not as good as expected
- An excellent 4 star hotel
173, Tower Road, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Hughes Hallet Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- Building Work
- You get what you pay for
- Hated the Plevna
Windsor Terrace, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $53
- Kein 4 Sterne Hotel
- Not 4 Star
- If your out all day, and night then its perfect!!
Rudolph St, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $47
- Small but pleasant hotel
- Better than the review led me to believe!
- Pictures not worth a 1,000 words
138 Tower Road, Sliema | 2 star hotelfrom $43
Tigne Sea Front, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $66
117 Tower Rd, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $56
Tower Road, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Matthew Pulis St, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $118
76 Cathedral Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Ghar il-Lenbi Street, Sliema | 2 star hotelfrom $48
248 Tower Rd, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Not so good....
- A friendly hotel.
Triq Gorg Borg Olivier, Sliema | Hotelfrom $123
127 Tower Road, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $53
59, The Strand Sliema, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $55