What I Got Up To June started with a wonderful trip to visit Normandy for the D-Day commemorations. I also got to spend some time in Malta with my friend Jo, exploring more of Gozo and spending another glorious day at the Blue Lagoon. At the end of the […]
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how travel lets you experiment with new things/new looks/new ideas and get comfortable in your own skin. This lets you take risks and test your own boundaries before you commit to something in your home life. It’s the ultimate beta test–try something and […]
Different people are drawn to different kinds of travel. Some like the carefree Caribbean weekend, lapping up sunshine and playing in the waves with their significant other. Some prefer the cozy snowy cottage surrounded by family. Still others like to go off and explore a new place on their own. […]
It was probably not a very smart plan. My itinerary for my first night in Malta:
I don’t know what I expected when I booked my trip to Malta for last October. I pick countries based on the most random inspiration–an episode of Vikings, chocolate, a single photograph. This trip had been inspired by the ending of Stieg Larson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, when Lizbeth […]
Gozo is the smaller of the two main islands of Malta and is home to less than forty thousand people. Here are eight things to do if you decide to stay on this lovely little country island. Venture to Dwerja Bay to see the Azure Window and Fungus Rock
Every day, tour boats drop off hundreds of sunbathers onto the little island of Comino in Malta Home to only four permanent residents and a small hotel, the beach fills up quickly with tourists lounging under umbrellas and swimming in the shockingly clear water.