We were fortunate enough to stay in Malta during Easter.
Malta being a very catholic country made this a truly unique experience in more ways than one.
It is typical for catholic countries to have religious processions during important holidays. In these processions people will sometimes dress up as perhaps roman soldiers, if the procession takes place in the beginning of Easter, but the central aspect of most processions is the carrying of religious symbols and figurines.
However, the Maltese people have taken it a step further! Continue reading
Blue lagoon of Comino
As of now we have been in Malta for two months and I felt it was only appropriate to write something about my experience in this small Mediterranean country. Especially seeing as we’ve less than 2 weeks left of our stay here.
Being curious travellers we have of course done our best to see all the sights, but in the end we’ve seen so much more. Because we’ve stayed here for so long we’ve been able to catch a glimpse of Maltese life. Continue reading
An aspect I love about traveling is discovering hidden gems in unexpected places. Today I found such a gem and it is Duck Village.
The name conveys the place very literally.
On the banks of Manoel island, facing the concrete jungle that is Tas-Sliema’s shoreline, lies a gathering of tiny houses. Continue reading
Cats needs to stay educated too, right?
All about the campus of the university of Malta you can find cats in nooks and crannies if you look carefully. But also often if you don’t, because they walk all over the place as if they own it. They are cats after all.
And as a cat person, I absolutely love it! Continue reading
I’ve been in Malta for a week and my boyfriend and I will remain here until late April.
Being in a new country, even for just a short while, fills you with impressions as you explore and adjust to a new place.
Already it is clear that Malta is unique. Though I believe most places are, which is what makes travelling amazing.
Malta is a collection of small islands south of Italy. Currently the population is less than 500.000. Despite the relative small size, you can find more or less everything you would elsewhere, except that all is miniature.
This is my take on 3 great things about staying in Malta, and 3 less great things. Continue reading