Xemxija Heritage Trail, Malta

Hard! That’s one word to describe this inconspicuous walk. 40 degree heat and uphill. What was I thinking when I agreed to walk the Xemxija Heritage trail. To be fair, the Mediterranean way of life has had an affect on my fitness. When I first planned to move to Malta I thought fresh fruit and […]

Chinese Garden of Serenity, Malta

chinese garden of serenity If you fancy experiencing a little tranquility on your visit to Malta, then the Chinese Garden of serenity is the place to be. Located in Santa Lucija, the garden encourages you to roam freely around in your mind. This may sound a little ‘cheesy’ to some, but it does help to […]

Top 10 things to do in Rome

As the saying goes “all roads lead to Rome”, so it’s no surprise that most travelers embark on a journey to the Eternal City at least once in their lives. Filled with history, ancient architecture, and some of the best food in the world, Rome is without a doubt one of the best cities in […]

Caravaggio Hunting in Rome

Back in February 2017 I had the chance to “do as the Romans do” and spend one week in the Capital. If you are planning a trip to Rome, you can take a look at my Top 10 Things to do in Rome. One thing I did want to do was to see some great art and what better place to do it then in the Eternal City. There are many famous works…..

Hasbani River

So after the incredible first day here in Iksal, I thought it couldn’t get any better… well I was wrong. My host family decided to take me white water rafting down the Hasbani River. It was about an hour and a half drive up north of the country with some spectacular views. We drove high […]