Exciting Events: Musts When Visiting Malta in Spring 2019

Late-spring-turning-into-summer in Malta is an exciting time, jam-packed with an array of festivals and a flurry of fun events. We have already covered the upcoming events in spring here.  But there are few more thrilling events, that we couldn't miss out! If you have the opportunity to visit Malta in April/May 2019, aside from heavenly … Continue reading Exciting Events: Musts When Visiting Malta in Spring 2019

Irresistible Città Vittoriosa (Video)

Birgu, also known as ‘Città Vittoriosa’ is an old fortified city facing Valletta, and it’s the place where the Knights of St. John first settled. Not only is this small city bursting with history, architecture, and museums but it also has a beautiful marina with cafes and restaurants along the waterfront. Whether visiting during the … Continue reading Irresistible Città Vittoriosa (Video)

Autumn Magic in Gozo

With epic beach club parties signaling the end of summer season in Malta, you may be feeling that all the fun is over now. Yet do not despair, we have plenty of excitement in store for you this coming fall season. All you have to do is take the ferry over to the island of … Continue reading Autumn Magic in Gozo

Living in Valletta – Living in an Open-air Museum

Set among the majestic Old Battery overlooking the prominent Grand Harbour Amazing Valletta Harbour Views 2-bedroom apartment has it all. Location and View! This truly unique, recently renovated, elevated two-bedroom apartment is located in one of the most idyllic part of Malta’s Capital City – Valletta. It is exactly located in one of the best vantage … Continue reading Living in Valletta – Living in an Open-air Museum

Mosta Dome (Video)

The Mosta dome has one of the largest unsupported domes in the world and is one of the most fascinating churches in Malta. This church miraculously survived the second world war when a high explosive bomb pierced the dome on the 9th April 1942 while 300 people were attending mass. The bomb did not explode … Continue reading Mosta Dome (Video)

St John’s Co-Cathedral – A Must-See in Valletta

Before visiting Malta, you will undoubtedly have done some research – places to visit, historical sites to see and so forth. In your search you will have come across a massive but quite plain looking church, located in the middle of Valletta, the European City of Culture 2018. St John’s Co-Cathedral should definitely be on … Continue reading St John’s Co-Cathedral – A Must-See in Valletta

Malta Carnival 2018 – The Jovial (and Grotesque) Celebration before Lent

With the passing of January, Malta descends into a state of revelry and colourful frenzy, as social norms are bent during the five days of Carnival. The Maltese, as they tend to do about everything else, put their heart and soul into this jovial five day feast; some even start planning for these days a … Continue reading Malta Carnival 2018 – The Jovial (and Grotesque) Celebration before Lent

9 Things you didn’t know about The Three Cities

If you’re visiting Malta for the first time, you’ll probably already know about our stunning capital, Valletta, and the ever-enchanting ‘Silent City’ Mdina; but don’t forget about Vittoriosa, Senglea, and Cospicua - also known as The Three Cities! If you look out over the Grand Harbour from Valletta’s Upper Barrakka Gardens, you’ll see the imposing … Continue reading 9 Things you didn’t know about The Three Cities

Spotlight on: Mdina, the Silent City

A fortified city known by many names; Mdina, Citta’ Notabile or even Citta’ Vecchia, yet the most striking of names given is “The Silent City”, due to its quiet, respectable and almost eerie disposition. You’ll find it beckoning from almost every region in Malta, due to its position on the highest hill in the centre … Continue reading Spotlight on: Mdina, the Silent City

Spotlight on: The Three Cities

The Three Cities are known individually as Cospicua, Senglea and Vittoriosa, yet locals known them by other names; “Bormla”, “l-Isla” and “il-Birgu”, respectively. These cities have, in time, settled into quiet traditionally authentic Maltese villages, yet in the past they were not only regarded as homes, but as crucial fortresses of the island, to almost … Continue reading Spotlight on: The Three Cities

5 Reasons Why Valletta is the Perfect Place to Live In

Valletta, or ‘Il-Belt’ (The City), is loved by locals and tourists alike - but what makes this great walled city so popular? A quick look online will reward you with countless photos showing off our capital city’s incredible beauty, but let’s take a closer look at why so many people want to make Valletta their … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Valletta is the Perfect Place to Live In

7 Reasons to Visit Malta this Summer

What is it about a Maltese summer that has thousands of tourists and travellers flocking to this side of the Mediterranean each year? Some visitors love our sun-kissed island so much, they never leave and decide to make Malta or Gozo their permanent home! So let’s take a cheeky look at just 7 top reasons … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Visit Malta this Summer

Night Tours in Malta

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

Showboating Our Traditional Maltese Boats

When you next fancy a walk in Malta, skip the greener areas and instead opt for a stroll in one of Malta’s seaside cities, like Marsaxlokk. You’ll inevitably be enthralled by the abundance of boats everywhere – boats that you might only have seen before on postcards. We’re not talking about luxurious yachts and speed … Continue reading Showboating Our Traditional Maltese Boats

It’s the Stuff of Snuff (Boxes) at Palazzo Falson

Historic snuff boxes exhibition at Palazzo Falson in Mdina - a perfect addition to a day trip to Malta's old capital.

Malta’s Megalithic Temples

Our islands are home to a pretty substantial number of prehistoric temples known collectively as the Megalithic Temples of Malta.

A Guide to Some More of Malta’s Museums

Another guide to the museums of Malta - history lovers, art lovers, aviation lovers - you will surely find something that interests you in Malta!

The Day Malta Became a Republic

Not many Maltese people would readily admit that we have too many public holidays, and let’s face it; why would we? Public holidays are great! Our island is home to the most holidays in the European Union, which we’re happy to count as a pretty substantial achievement. Besides, public holidays aren’t just fun, whimsical days … Continue reading The Day Malta Became a Republic

A Guide to Some of Malta’s Best Museums

A Guide to Malta's best museums, get your fill of history - from wartime to archaeology!

The Silent City from Above – An Aerial View of Mdina

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Mysterious Malta – the conundrum beneath the stones

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

A Day Trip to Gozo – How to make the most of your time on our sister Island!

A trip to Gozo should be on everyone’s bucket-list. Our little sister island, known for its magnificent three hills, is a natural splendour, still very much raw and unspoilt. The Gozitans are friendly and welcoming (albeit being somewhat quieter than their Maltese neighbours), and the island offers a totally different feel than Malta does. Even … Continue reading A Day Trip to Gozo – How to make the most of your time on our sister Island!