The northwestern Portuguese city of Porto is characterized by hilly streets, buildings covered in multicolored azulejos, and a long history of port wine production. Polished townhouses decked out with flower boxes stand proudly beside dilapidated structures covered in graffiti, making Porto just as pretty as it is rough around the edges.
The Mediterranean island of Malta is awash in color. But its blue details might be the most captivating of them all.
Paying homage to Heidelberg, Germany, my home for a decade.
Aspiring stonemasons on the Croatian island of Brač learn the ropes of an Old World art.
Mingling with Malta’s famous diving dog — a Jack Russell Terrier named Titti.
From magnificent mosaics to marble statues, the Domus Romana Museum offers a wonderful peek at the island’s ancient Roman heritage.
Gozo is home to gorgeous cliffs and beaches — and some fabulous salt pans, which are still in use today.
Malta has been known for its superb honey for thousands of years. Though the secret’s been out for a while, it’s still worth seeking this sweet stuff out.