Fun in the sun at St Peter’s Pool

Yesterday my friend and I spent the afternoon at St Peter’s Pool. It was the first time visiting this area after wishing to for a very long time. We’d tried to find this place a few months ago but must have been driving blind because we both missed some very obvious signs – oops.

What can I say? It was everything I expected and more! The rock formations are amazing and I felt like I was somewhere else other than Malta. The sea was crystal clear which only made me wish I had a snorkel with me.


We swam, soaked up the summer rays, jumped from the rocks, drank Cisk (popular Maltese lager) and ate lots of crackers and delicious dips! It was a truly awesome day with a truly beautiful friend.

St Peter’s Pool is quite out of the way close to Marsaxlokk so you’ll probably need a car to get there but it’s absolutely worth the trek. You won’t find any facilities here so be sure to pack yourself a cooler bag full of refreshments and treats if you’re planning to stay for a few hours.

It was bitter-sweet to see a large group of English language students taking over the beach when this is said to normally be a very quiet spot but at the same time I’m happy that these kids had the chance to experience a different part of Malta instead of the usual areas in Sliema. Luckily for us, we sat in a quieter part away from the crowds with little disturbance from the masses.


Discovering these stunning little nooks, just affirms how much I have really grown to love and appreciate living in Malta. It may be tiny but it’s packed with character.




Everywhere is on my list

Apart from the quote, I picked this because the bus looks undeniably like the old Maltese ones…right? :)

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Quack quack: Duck Village

I was going through some of my older photos when I came across a few from a short visit to Duck Village so I thought that I would share.

Firstly you should know that It’s not your typical tourist attraction.

I found a few reviews before writing this which summed the place up as a bit ‘weird’ and all I can say to that is, well…esthetically, yes I suppose it’s not your average home for ducks but it’s a home nonetheless and since quirky is my thing, I quite like it.


A hanging teddy bear adorns one section… I guess the ducks like it?

Duck village is a little area set up on Manoel Island in Gzira and from what I can tell is run entirely on charitable donations.


As well as ducks, it’s also the home to a few cats, chickens, rabbits and guinea pigs all of which seem content with their lives.


Why not go and check this little haven out whilst you’re in the Sliema/Gzira area? Buy some bread from a local shop and go and feed our little quacky friends (don’t forget the bunnies and guinea pigs too!). There’s also a box to leave a little donation.

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Strive to do what makes you happy

Is it time for a change?

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Go out and find it :)

Happy Friday :) xx

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Malta: a new page

Happy Tuesday everyone! I’ve just created a new page which is a little introduction to Malta and a place where you can directly find any posts related to this little rock.

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