Malta and the Mediterranean

Luther’s Malta and the Mediterranean Program, currently in its 26th year, offers students the opportunity to spend a semester exploring Malta's rich history and traveling to other countries in the Mediterranean region. Coursework includes Paideia II: Ethical Issues in the Mediterranean, a Service Learning class, where program participants teach English to recent immigrants to Malta, Maltese History and Culture and additional classes taken at the University of Malta.

To learn more about the program, visit the Malta Semester website.

The Maltese flag on our boat

Cruising Around Malta

Today we boarded a cruise around Malta! I can't think of a better way to say goodbye to our beautiful home.

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Near the Blue Grotto in Malta

Final Countdown

With just one week left until I fly home, I've been taking each moment I have left in Malta.

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The market in Marsaxlokk near the nature reserve

Field Trip Fun

A few weeks ago I was invited to go on a field trip with the year 3 class I volunteer in. We went across the country (just a 25 minute drive) to a nature reserve in Marsaxlokk.

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The ceiling at St. John's Cathedral

Machiavelli, Caravaggio, and Malta

We went on a field trip to St. John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta! Although I may be biased because of my love for Malta, the Cathedral is easily the most beautiful place I've been to in Europe.

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View from the walls in Kotor

3 Days, 3 Countries, 3 Currencies

We spent Saturday in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sunday in Croatia and now Monday in Montenegro. In 3 days we have traveled to 3 countries with 3 different currencies!

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The view at lunch

Mostar: More Than Meets The Eye

We just landed in Croatia yesterday but spent today in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzogovina. We learned a lot about the country from our guide, Alma, and her perspective of the recent war.

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close up of flowers at the Festival

Always On Holiday

Malta has so many National Holidays and festivals — but that just makes living here that much more fun!

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Palm trees in Gzira, the village next to Msida

An Elementary Education

After spring break I finally started my service learning placement. Although I'm only two weeks in, I absolutely love what I do at St. Francis School in Msida.

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