Tag: malta

  • LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    There are a lot of countries around the world where being gay is widely accepted. But there are only some cities that feel like a year-round pride parade. These cities are progressive, fun, and great for couples or singles looking to immerse themselves in the local gay culture. Here are the best destinations for LGBT-friendly…

  • Getting EU residency by buying property

    Getting EU residency by buying property

    Most expats in Europe rent housing while they’re abroad, typically under the assumption that their stay abroad will be temporary. Anyone looking for a more permanent stay would probably benefit from taking a look at the local real estate market. That’s because some European nations offer residency visas to anyone buying property in their country.…

  • 2018 in review

    2018 in review

    We’re just a few short days from closing the book on 2018. So I thought I’d take a break from holiday merriment to look back on the new stamps my gnome and I got on our passport. This year, I visited some great places and some not so great places. Here’s a recap of some…

  • The awesome unique things to do in Malta

    The awesome unique things to do in Malta

    The tiny island country of Malta has a lot of surprisingly cool activities and things to see. Like all port towns, the area around the cruise ships in Valletta might not seem all that impressive. But when you venture out, Malta has so much to do that it was impossible to fit into a week. From…

  • Could I Live Here? St. Paul’s Bay, Malta Edition

    Could I Live Here? St. Paul’s Bay, Malta Edition

    St. Paul’s Bay is the largest northern town in Malta, much of it made up of vacation homes and resorts where tourists come to enjoy the seaside. It’s split up into many small zones, the most popular of which are adjacent to the Mediterranean Sea. It’s equal parts lazy and fun, making it enjoyable for…

  • Being in Europe for the World Cup

    Being in Europe for the World Cup

    I have to admit, I really don’t care for sports much. But I do love anything that brings people together in camaraderie, celebration, and especially competition. So I was ecstatic to be in Europe for the World Cup. The experience has not disappointed. In the US, the World Cup vibe is generally lackluster, mostly because…