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A Maltese Vineyard

If you love Italy, consider a trip to 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 […]

The Azure Window

8 Things to Do on Gozo in Malta

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

View from the dock at the Blue Lagoon

A Day at Malta’s Blue Lagoon

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.