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Mike & Jess in Malta

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added on 25/05/2011 by: mike-jess
2 people and 2 dogs splitting our time between a small canadian city and an even smaller island in the mediterranean. traveling, italian food and sunshine ensures. follow our adventure at mike-jess.com
 tags: dogs, malta, photos, travels, university

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Selinute: Where I sat in a Greek temple.  Posted on 04/14/2014
I've said it before, and I'll say it again, Sicily has the best Greek temples (and Roman mosaics) in the entire world. They are incredible, and this ancient Greek city may be the most impressive and surprising of them all. ...
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Planeta's Sumbuca di Sicilia Winery -- With Wieners.  Posted on 04/11/2014
On our second trip to La Planeta Foresteria we finally scheduled a vineyard tour of their Sambuca di Sicilia Winery, the family-run wine dynasty's oldest, perched just above Lago Arancio near Menfi. Like, seemingly, everything in...
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Rome and Athens? I'll take Siracusa.  Posted on 04/07/2014
In the past I've written about how much I love Siracusa's Ortigia. We've been three times now, but never ventured off the Ortigia and into the city itself. Until last weekend.  Siracusa's claim to fame, besides an...
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I'll let the photos talk.  Posted on 04/06/2014
Last month, after a rather hectic Q1, we spent a long weekend in Sicily. It was wonderfully peaceful and restorative - except for the back injury one of our too-brave-for-her-own-good dogs sustained, and a lost iPad. (Now healed, now...
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I am a cliche*  Posted on 03/19/2014
Canadian girl moves to Mediterranean to study abroad and starts an expat blog. Travels throughout Europe and documents it. Gets engaged and blogs about her wedding. Gets a job and struggles adjusting to life as a professional with a coffee...
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Dear husband,  Posted on 02/14/2014
I know my husband reads this blog because I see it in his Safari browser's Top Sites. So, hey Mike! Here's my semi-annual public declaration of love in honour of February the fourteenth. The past few months I've been working...
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Fashion Designer Luke Azzopardi  Posted on 01/13/2014
In December I was invited by a lovely friend to attend Luke Azzopardi's bridal fashion show at one of my favourite shops in Malta, Camilleri Paris Mode. I was entirely blow away by the collection: A strong, cohesive body of work that...
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Malta in the media: December 2013  Posted on 01/08/2014
Malta has been getting a lot of traction in the media as of late. It seems that every other day photos and stories of Malta are popping up in my social media feeds from HuffPost and CNN. One little island sure can make a lot of noise...
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What do you collect?  Posted on 01/03/2014
I became, unwittingly, a collector as a child. I had a music box collection that was started by my grandparents. (Hi Grandma and Grandpa! They read this blog sometimes. My grandpa calls it my 'blob'.) I received a new music box...
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Stroke of Inspiration / II  Posted on 01/01/2014
In the second edition of the Stroke of Inspiration: a light rom-com novel, a racy Vatican drama, a podcast about dying, and a mysterious documentary. Attachments: A Novel by Rainbow Rowell is written from the perspective of Lincoln, a...
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  • mike-jess
    mike-jess 27 October 2011 13:33:08

    hey sarah! it's very cold, we can't wait to get back to malta. only a few months now!

  • sarah garvin 25 October 2011 19:48:02

    hey guys how is it to be back home. i was just on expats and i saw a link to mike and jess in malta and i knew it had to be you. just thought i would say hello,
    take care.

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