Proudly perched on a natural plateau, the walled city of Mdina is one of the most beautiful historical locations on the Maltese Islands. Known to many as ‘The Silent City’, Mdina also goes by the names Città Notabile (The Noble City) and Città Vecchia (The Old City) and has been around since roughly the eighth … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit Mdina this Week
As home to temples other than the great pyramids of Giza themselves, Malta is an absolute goldmine for the history buffs out there. Maltese summers are made for golden tans and lazy days at the beach, but the rest of the year is perfect for really digging into our island’s rich, diverse history. From the … Continue reading 8 Places to Visit in Malta if you Love History
The islands of Malta and Gozo are packed with history, culture and tradition, openly visible around villages and cities. However, there are some hidden gems worth viewing and visiting, but fair warning to you, dear reader- they’re not your typical tourist attractions! 1. Secret Passage in St. Gregory’s Church This Church, found within the outskirts … Continue reading 6 Most Magnificent Hidden Gems of Malta
As sunny summer days shift into sultry nights, Malta comes alive with warm streetlights, twinkling starts spread across the sky, and the sound of energetic Maltese chatter as the whole island steps out to enjoy the cool evening air. Exploring Malta by night is probably one of the best things to do during the summer … Continue reading Malta by Night: 3 Magical Places to Visit
There’s a lot that can be said about Malta’s thriving nightlife, but that’s not exactly what this blog post is about. Whether you’re staying in Malta for a week or for several years, you’ll definitely find time to enjoy the island’s night time entertainment culture, whether you’re into clubs, concerts, or literally anything else under … Continue reading Night Tours in Malta
Our islands are home to a pretty substantial number of prehistoric temples known collectively as the Megalithic Temples of Malta.
A pile of pumpkins at the local vegetable vendor? Plastic eyeballs and brains centrally displayed in stationery windows? Children gleefully running around dressed in an assortment of costumes? It’s that time of year again. Halloween has been quite a recent addition to Maltese culture. Coinciding with the Catholic celebrations, All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ … Continue reading Halloween in Malta: Yay or Nay?
Malta has an extensive history, stretching further back than the ancient pyramids of Egypt, boasting some of the oldest structures in the world. However, although everyone has heard of the pyramids and of Stonehenge, very few people outside of the islands and outside of this field know about our prehistoric heritage. Given that our myriad … Continue reading Mysterious Malta – the conundrum beneath the stones
The ancient people of the Maltese islands had many stories and legends surrounding their history and ancestors. Most of these myths find their foundations in truth and historical facts, although they were then embellished every time they were handed down from generation to generation. Some of these legends are associated with well-known characters in Maltese … Continue reading Legends from the Island – Mysteries and Myths of the Maltese