Malta Carnival: This past weekend was the Malta Carnival, our first one on the island. Though not as big as the Venice or Rio ones, a good time was had by all. This celebration has been ongoing since the 15th century. It was supposedly started by the Knights of St....read more
This is not a sponsored post, just my opinion! Okay, l admit it. I didn't mean for it to happen, it just did. It happened slowly. I have never been a big coffee drinker, no Starbucks for me, certainly not at the prices they charge. We have always made our coffee at...read more
Malta has some lovely sandy beaches in the North and the South, but in the city, there are rocky beaches like the one above. It is very convenient for the city dwellers. There are so many about, and in the summer time, you find families and friends hanging out and...read more
I wanted to add more pictures to my Istanbul post, especially pictures of the Dolmabahce Palace. This was one of the highlights of our days on the Hop On- Hop Off bus. This palace has been home to a bunch of past Sultans and is quite impressive. There...read more
Updated: Istanbul Love: Our first visit to Istanbul was a runaway success! We spent a bit over a week exploring just part of this humongous and absolutely fascinating city. We only got to experience just a bit, which was nice as it keeps you...read more
Recently, C. at Romaniaexperience.com had a cost of living post which listed the prices of some common food. I promised to do the same thing so we could compare. I decided to get prices for most of the things he has listed so it would be an apples to apples comparison...read more
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