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The Maltese Cross

April 18, 2014 7 Comments »

maltese cross

Easter will be celebrated in many parts of the world this weekend. I am finishing up the Rickshaw Run in India this weekend and will be celebrating for many reasons I hope. One of the main symbols of Easter is the cross, so I decided to highlight an unusual cross found in the country of […]

European Cultural Oddities

July 12, 2012 46 Comments »

clothes hang on a line in Italy

Travel in Europe for me is pretty easy compared to the rest of the world. However – easy should not be confused with uninteresting. Europe challenges me to dig deeper, look harder, observe more to find the subtle cultural differences that exist between European culture and my own.. I sometimes feel like my magic super […]

Malta’s Defense Mechanisms

July 5, 2012 14 Comments »

I feel like I’ve come full circle in my current travels in a way. Being in Turkey has conjured up memories of Malta for me. I started in Malta in February and then traveled through Europe and now I’m in Turkey 4 months later. The two countries vastly different in size are linked historically and […]

Maltese Food Staples

March 28, 2012 16 Comments »

antipasta plate

As you walk around Malta and Gozo, it’s very easy to simply think that the food is Italian. You will see pizzerias, and pasta restaurants everywhere you turn. However before you shovel that last bit of yummy pasta cooked perfectly al dente into your mouth and savor the sauce, or take the last bite of […]

Putting Gozo on the Culinary Map

March 27, 2012 7 Comments »

grape vines

I followed Philip’s footsteps carefully, trying to place my shoe into his last place he stepped as we walked upwards through waist high weeds and overgrowth. The two dogs bound along in front of us like rabbits leaping through the weeds; full of puppy-ish excitement. The hills were starting to burst with springtime color and […]

Sliema Photo Walk

March 23, 2012 7 Comments »

During my two weeks in Malta I stayed in the charming neighborhood of Sliema. It was a perfect location to get out and see the rest of the island via the extensive, albeit slow, bus system. Its best asset is its promenade, which was recently developed and winds like a ribbon around the twisting inlets […]

The Ultimate Accommodation on Gozo – A Farm House

March 22, 2012 6 Comments »


I’m staying in a farmhouse? Um, ok that sounds different I thought. Will I be milking cows, gathering eggs, or cleaning out stables? I had been told that farmhouse living was ‘all the rage’ on the little island of Gozo and since I’m no stranger to staying at farms, I figured what the hell. I […]

Gozo – Where the Air is Sweet

March 20, 2012 7 Comments »

When I first heard of the island of Gozo, I thought it sounded like a Sesame Street character. It made me think of the old theme song which is strangely accurate for Sesame Street or Gozo. “On my way to where the air is sweet Can you tell me how to get, How to get […]

A Day in Malta’s Three Cities

March 16, 2012 47 Comments »

If you have something that everyone wants, then you better protect it; especially if it’s the 16th century and you have the Ottoman Empire salivating at getting revenge. The little island of Malta was a strategic point that has attracted a myriad of nations and tyrants through history. Malta has something that everyone wants – […]

Creative Connections in Gozo

March 15, 2012 2 Comments »

paint brush

Unique Travel Experiences in Malta Artistic expression is one of those strange unfathomable things to me. It’s something I wish I desperately understood and possessed, and I’m delighted when I get to hang out with people who have it. I think I secretly hope it rubs off on me. So when I came across a […]