The South Coast of Malta

Our third day in Malta was dedicated to the coast. After dedicating our first day to Valletta and the second to the east, we were headed south. We ate breakfast in our apartment and headed to the Blue Grotto in hopes of taking a boat tour. We stopped at the viewpoint overhead, which actually offers…

Ancient Temples, Seafood and Swimming: The Best of South East Malta

With only two full days in Malta, we tried to pack as much sightseeing in as we could. We spent our arrival day exploring Valletta, then headed further afield on day two. Our first stop on Saturady morning was the Hypogeum, believed to be the oldest underground temple in the world.  Only ten visitors can…

Visiting Valletta

Malta is a not-so large island country that has an incredible history. To be honest, I didn’t know much about it until we started looking for somewhere warm to visit. It’s home to the some of the most complex and oldest temples in the world, some are 5000 years old. And due to Malta’s central…

From Menton to Monaco (and Villefranche-ser-Mer)

After a day of exploring Nice, and another day touring wineries in Provence, it was time to take on the rest of the French Riviera. Trains and busses abound from Nice to Menton, running through beautiful coastal towns. Take the 100 bus from Nice (starting location may vary due to construction in Nice) and ride…