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 […]

Ggantija Temples, Gozo

I had mixed feelings about visiting the Ggantija Temples. I read various blogs that all experienced them one of two ways. Firstly, you had people who just saw a bunch of old rocks. That’s basically what they are and if you’re expecting the Pyramids of Giza, then be prepared to be disappointed. But then there’s […]

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 […]