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We enjoyed our last breakfast in Malta before checking out of the hotel and leaving our cases with the concierge. Our taxi to the airport was due around 1pm leaving the morning free.

We walked into Valletta to visit Muza, the National Museum of Art, which is housed in the Auberge d’Italie. The Auberge building needed [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 30th 2023

For some reason I was feeling out of sorts when I woke up, possibly because I could feel the beginnings of the lurgy coming on. We were a little late for breakfast but thankfully there was only a small queue.
After breakfast we had planned to catch the ferry to Birgu but the plan was flexed [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 24th 2023

We were up bright and early for a 7am breakfast in order to catch a minibus from outside the Phoenicia Hotel. At this time of day, the breakfast room was a lot quieter and more civilised.
We arrived at the collection point outside the Phoenicia Hotel in plenty of time. We waited and waited but there [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 22nd 2023

The buffet breakfast was excellent with a full selection of both continental and cooked breakfast options including traditional Maltese options. Also available were items that needed cooking to order such as pancakes, omelettes and fried and poached eggs.
Comfortably replete, we left the hotel and walked down the hill towards the Templar Memorial and the siege [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 17th 2023

Taking advantage of a Christmas gift voucher we had Afternoon Tea at David Austin Roses. The weather was perfect, after several rainy days the sun came out allowing us to enjoy the gardens before indulging in tasty treats in the tea room.

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 21st 2023

… a Selfie opportunity

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 10th 2023

Winterbourne is a rare surviving example of an early 20th century suburban villa and garden. The house was built in 1903 for John and Margaret Nettlefold, of Guest, Keen & Nettlefold.
Nettlefold was a pioneer of town planning who carried the ideas seen in his own home to the less wealthy areas of the city.
Originally designed [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Aug 2nd 2023

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