Leaving Malta

When we told people we were leaving Malta, they said ‘You’ll be back’… and they are probably right. But for now we are changing location, moving on to pastures new.  In fact, and in the interest of full disclosure, by the time you are reading this we have already left, […]

Driving in Malta

So as a visitor to Malta, should you rent a car, or should you rely on the Maltese transport system? This is sort of like asking whether you would prefer to be clattered over the head by a saucepan or a flowerpot.  Neither option is wonderful. However I think that […]

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La Stalla Restaurant, St Paul’s Bay

  Listen, people get paid to write reviews of fancy restaurants.  They tend to use a lot of adjectives to give the impression that the business of cooking food, serving food and eating food is somehow elevated beyond the fact that this is something you and I experience every day. […]

Ghar Dalam Cave and Museum

Just outside Birzebugga you can find the Ghar Dalam cave, Malta’s oldest prehistoric site.  Evidence of human habitation dating back more than 7,000 years was found here, as well as the fossilised bones of extinct creatures such as pygmy elephants and hippos. The museum is basically a large collection of […]

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Terrible Tripadvisor Reviews of Malta

Most things about Malta are amazing, we all know that.  However there are some people who just cannot be satisfied, and many of those good folk will go right to Tripadvisor to express their displeasure. The following comments are all from the “1 Star” category of the Tripadvisor site, and […]