Tag Archives: Malta

Malta: Edibles, Art, and Getting Around Town

One last post about Malta.  I can’t leave the islands without talking about their unique cuisine and incredible art.  Plus I thought I’d address some practicalities, too:  how to get around the islands and where to stay.  Just a little bit left to cover, but I’m gonna let the photos do most of the talking, so get ready to feast your eyes. Continue reading Malta: Edibles, Art, and Getting Around Town

Malta: The Great Outdoors

A natural arch, the Azure Window (which disintegrated earlier this year) hosted the wedding of Daenerys and Drogo. “Game of Thrones” has shot so much footage in Malta that you can even take a GOT bus tour of all the sites.

April 24, 2017.  For the nature lovers in the crowd, today I’ll be focusing on Malta’s alfresco options.  The place is made for hiking, biking, swimming — and movie making.  Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably seen some of the islands’ most stunning settings courtesy of ads, television, and films like TroyThe DaVinci CodeCaptain Phillips, Gladiator, and too many to mention here. Continue reading Malta: The Great Outdoors

Malta: Easter in a Christian Enclave

April 22, 2017.  Yep, that’s right, it’s still Easter in my Newbie In Norway timeline.  And I’m still behind on my blogging due to that pesky thing called my day job.  So prepare to be bombarded with posts in the next couple of weeks as I take some time off my regular paying gig to catch up on life here in Norway.  That being said, I can’t pass up the opportunity to tell you about our Easter Week in Malta — the tenth smallest country in the world.  Never heard of it?  Sure you have.  Think Humphrey Bogart in the classic film-noire hit, The Maltese Falcon.  But more about that storyline later. Continue reading Malta: Easter in a Christian Enclave