What I did in the Morning in Mechelen, Belgium

For a little city, Mechelen has more than its fair share of Unesco Sites. But lurking amongst these is a darker Mechelen of revolutions squashed, Spanish fury unleashed, torture on […]

The Hague – Arriving by Train at the Seaside Town of Scheveningen

Little do I know as I board the Antwerp – Den Haag intercity train, that by sunset, thanks to an artist’s legacy, the 20th century transition of a fishing village […]

Malta – The Knights Arrive in Vittoriosa

The story of Vittoriosa begins in Rhodes. After 220 years of rule, the Knights of Rhodes surrender to¬†Suleiman of the Ottoman Empire. Under generous terms, they depart Rhodes on the […]

Malta – A Walk from Marsaskala to Marsaxlokk and the Tarxien Temples

After my enjoyable Dingli Cliffs walk (Dingli Cliff Blog), I’m eager to tackle another walk from my collection of leaflets from the tourist office. As the fishing village of Marsaxlokk […]

Malta -A Walk Along Dingli Cliffs

Not having associated Malta as a walker’s destination, I’m pleasantly surprised to have had found leaflets of walks around Malta at the Mdina Tourist Office. From the armful I picked […]

Malta – Hop on, Hop Off To Dwejra Point and Other Hamlets in Gozo

Gozo still beckons, following my wonderful day out there yesterday (Cittadella & Marsalforn blog links). The images of those 3 churches that I bussed past between the ferry port and […]

Malta – Marsalforn and the Ggantija Temples, Gozo

Having spent the morning at the Cittadella in Gozo (Cittadella blog here), I am raring to explore other parts of this green and pastoral island this afternoon. Start of Trip: […]

Malta – A Bus and Ferry Journey to the Cittadella of Gozo

Gozo lies at the northern tip of Malta. This is probably going to be the longest journey by public transport that I undertake in Malta, as it will involve 2 […]