Golden Bay, Ghajn Tuffieha, & Ramla Bay

August 12, 2016 § Leave a comment

Whether you’re there to turn a nice, crispy brown, splash in the water, scuba dive, or to nurse a weary body and mind, Malta’s beaches with their golden sands and turquoise waters will satiate everyone. « Read the rest of this entry »

Mdina

August 11, 2016 § 1 Comment

The medieval, golden-stone city of Mdina traces its origins to the Phoenicians when around 1000 BC they fortified their hilltop settlement. « Read the rest of this entry »

Valletta

August 1, 2016 § Leave a comment

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Malta

July 21, 2016 § Leave a comment

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Valletta; view from the Grand Harbour

From bathing in the same waters as Odysseus; dining on sumptuous seafood by the Grand Harbour; to learning about Malta’s role in the second world war, my five day journey to Malta was absolute bliss. Hopefully in the upcoming posts I’ll be able to convey the delights of this beautiful archipelago in the Mediterranean, share some travel advice, and pass on the knowledge that I acquired.

Székesfehérvár

April 14, 2016 § Leave a comment

IMG_0555Exiting the railway station you feel like you’ve stepped back into communist Hungary: uniform, concrete apartments and dreary, grey streets meet the eye. « Read the rest of this entry »

A few of my favourite things

April 3, 2016 § Leave a comment

I’m quite proud of the fact that I can harness the two conflicting sides to my nature, the idealist and the cynic, rather well. But there is another side to me: that which revels in the sensual pleasures this world has to offer. It is this trait that allows me to cherish the small, day-to-day occurrences, without which life would be reduced to one dreary blur. And as of late I’ve had plenty of opportunities to indulge this part of me. « Read the rest of this entry »

Sopron

March 21, 2016 § Leave a comment

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It is little surprise that Sopron fills the average Magyar heart with a sense of pride; the city opted to remain in Hungary during a referendum in 1921, and is a stunning beauty: cobbled streets, quaint courtyards, Roman ruins, Baroque architecture, and single storey houses. « Read the rest of this entry »

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