Little and Often: Eating in Madrid

  Coming from a Maltese gastronomic culture good food for me means good portions. Seldom do you go to a Maltese restaurant and feel like you’re climbing a proverbial Everest. Upon leaving you notice the rest of the diners loosening their belt, huffing like a pregnant woman, and drinking copious amount of digestifs-cum-grenades. So to…

Valencia Streetscapes

Walking, strolling, exploring the urban Barrios of Valencia one discovers a homely city ready to claim anyone’s inspiration. It was said of Buenos Aires that there are fairies dwelling in the streets called Duende that cast a spell on you and ensure you always return. Valencia has its own Duende fairies and they hover and…

On Travel

On Travel “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust. Being sea-locked on a small, limited island in the core of the Mediterranean, travel, for me, necessarily involves flight or sail. My first flight happened to me at age nineteen – after a lifetime of…