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The Artist’s Studio – Andrew Diacono
Andrew Diacono has established himself as one of Malta’s best known and most sought after sculptors. I meet Andrew in his cluttered studio and true to his reserved nature he is reluctant to be photographed – a request I
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The author who didn’t quite like Malta
Anthony Burgess, the English author remembered for such books as Clockwork Orange and Earthly Powers lived briefly in Malta between 1968 and 1970. Burgess and his second wife Liana had left England primarily for tax purposes in 1968 and
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Revisiting the Temples, Malta
The Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Archaeological Park constitutes the largest archaeological site in Malta and probably the most impressive too. I hadn’t visited since the two main temple complexes were covered to protect them against the elements in 2009
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Is-Serkin – Pastizzi 24/7
Pastizzi shops come by the dozens. There’s one, three or more in practically every town and village in Malta. But the Crystal Palace in Rabat is something else again. Known by its nickname of Is-Serkin (the horse sulky) this
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Island Tips: A Brief Guide to Malta
Both taxis and buses in Malta are easily identifiable as their registration plates both read ‘BUS’ and ‘TAXI’ respectively. The islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino together are smaller than the area inside the M25. Malta’s capital city used
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Experiences Not to Be Missed in Malta
Mdina Once Malta’s busy capital, Mdina is now known as the ‘The Silent City’. This attraction cannot be missed. Those who’ve been there all comment on its staggering beauty and surreal serenity. Its nickname comes from the tranquil silence that falls
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The Valletta Waterfront – Urban Regeneration at its Best
The popular Valletta Waterfront must rank as one of the best regeneration projects undertaken in Malta in recent years. The project started in 2002 and was completed by 2007, transforming the abandoned baroque wharf in a highly imaginative way
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