In this age of political correctness, some people might think that celebrating St Patrick’s Day in Malta is more or less cultural appropriation. It’s not a Maltese tradition by any stretch of the imagination – so why do we hit the pubs year after year? There’s no easy way to answer this question. Well, actually … Continue reading Irish Bars to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day at in Malta
If you’re staying or living in Malta right now, you will have heard that the great Michael McIntyre is giving a show in Malta on the 22nd of April. If so, you’re either one of the lucky ones who managed to snag a ticket before they sold out in 90 minutes, or you might be … Continue reading Stand-up Comedy in Malta
This year, Carnival is taking place between the 24th and 28th of February, making this article a month early in the calendar. You might be perplexed by this, but considering how seriously the Maltese take Carnival, with some diehards working towards the event all year round, an announcement just a month prior sounds just about … Continue reading Carnival in Malta 2017: What Can You Expect?
Another guide to the museums of Malta - history lovers, art lovers, aviation lovers - you will surely find something that interests you in Malta!
Music fans in Malta are truly blessed. From alternative rock to EDM, one doesn’t need to venture far to find a thriving scene. Yet not everyone might know that Malta is also home to one of Europe’s most exciting Baroque music festivals. If you’re the kind of person who would rather baroque on than rock … Continue reading The Valletta International Baroque Music Festival
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?
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!