The Tudor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sliema
... able to use his love of literature with his student this week, she seems very advanced in English. After work we went straight to the cinema to watch the new Leonardo di Caprio film - was very good and is nice to do something like that in the evenings every now and again! Friday tomorrow so we shall see what the weather and the weekend will ...
... 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 ...
... going through security... the take off... It all feels surreal.
And then, a quick two hours later, I gaze out the window at the open sea as the plane gets lower and lower... then suddenly--bam! cliffs, just a few hundred meters below, followed by an arid landscape of stone walls, cactus and crooked dirt paths...
"This isn't Europe--it's Morocco or the Middle East!" is the first thought that crosses my mind. Seconds later, we've landed in Malta's ...
But shopping only lasted a little while, the Hypogeum was next and upon getting there early we sat and I got to have an interesting conversation with fellow travelor Austin about anime. The hypogeum was cold and wet but truly an amazing experience seeing where the sleeping lady was originally found as well as several tombs and even a trap tomb for people possibly coming to raid the area. Back in the Paola square was the ...
... The people have been extraordinary; kind yet not so polite, but not in a bad way. Just in a different way. Several small issues I find funny. Americans still seem spoiled to me. But I'm one of them and I like being one. Three days left. We're stil unsure how to spend our one free day. So may options, we're weighing them all. Tomorrow another boat ride, my favorite. I appreciate the views from the water. We're out tonight. Another great adventure ...
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