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Why You Must Go To Valletta and Try A Malta Food Tour! – Retirement Travel Article

Why You Must Go To Valletta and Try A Malta Food Tour! Our Group On The Valletta Food TourWhen our friends at Offbeat Malta Food Trails invited us on their Valletta Food Tour, we jumped at the opportunity. Jonathan and I love food tours; it’s such a great way to experience local food and also to learn a little about the history and culture of a region. And even though we have lived in Malta for a few months now, we…

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Malta Carnival 2020: A Bit of History and Some Fun Photos – Retirement Travel Article

Malta Carnival 2020: A Bit of History and Some Fun Photos A Stunningly Colourful Carnival FloatMalta’s carnival, Il-Karnival Ta’ Malta, takes place in February in the lead-up to Lent and is one of Europe’s oldest and most celebrated festivals. Jonathan has experienced many Mardi Gras festivals in the past, mainly in New Orleans, but for me, this was my first time.Costumes at Malta Carnival 2020It was fun, jam-packed, apparently a lot more family-focused than New Orleans’ Mardi Gras and loud!…

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St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta – Retirement Travel Article

St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta The Nave of St John’s Co-CathedralA Brief Introduction to St John’s Co-CathedralDespite its somewhat austere exterior, St John’s Co-Cathedral’s interior is a fantastic gem of Baroque art and architecture and a must-see for any visitor to Valletta in Malta. The building was initially built as a conventual church for the Knights of St John. The Grand Masters of the Knights of St John and several of the knights donated gifts and money to fill…

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