Travel Blogs from Sliema
... to visit different sights and to stay as long as I wanted at each place.
According to the tour guide, the Ggantija Temples predate the pyramids of Egypt by 1000 years and are older than Stonehenge. According to Lonely Planet they date from 3600 BC. I don't know if the tour guide's and Lonely Planet's dating are a match. The Ggantija Temples are the largest megalithic temples found on the Maltese Islands. At one time they were thought to have been ...
... are too many public holidays for me to even write them all, so here's a link.
http://www.gov.mt/en/About%20Malta/Publ ic%20Holidays/Pages/Public-Holidays-in- Malta.aspx
The Maltese love a good ol' public holiday. They are always a day off work, and they are always marked by a feast, a carnival or a party of some description. Some are even in the middle of the week! It reflects the tradition and care-free-ness of the Maltese. Life is for living, not working.
... chicken katsu churry, and a freshly squeezed juice. Debbie joined us later, and we all walked to Eden cinemas to see The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. 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 maybe welcome in a long movie such as the ...
A great flight got a window seat....flew above the clouds, just great, we never learn! Easy flying and landing. Meet by Paul our driver at the airport.....just as well as we learnt about the buses the next day.
Thought we may have missed the storm....no such luck!!! What a lightening storm in the night...thought the one in Florence was amazing....this went on for ...
... fish, clothes, souvenirs, fruit and the famous Maltese lace. The afternoon was spent exploring the salt pans that were once used to collect sea water and as the sea water evaporated out of these "pans", which could be described as big collection pools, it left behind natural sea salt that was then collected for sale locally and globally. There are a couple of different places where these salt pans exist on the island and those no longer used for salt collection have even ...
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 Terrance, 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