22 October 2017 1 Comment

The Maltese Islands have a history that stretches back to some 7000 years. The first settlers from nearby Sicily probably made the sixty mile crossing on rudimentary sea craft but soon enough the settlers developed a culture which is

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09 October 2017 No Comments

Set discreetly behind a high wall in one of Malta’s loveliest residential streets – Saint Anthony Street in Attard – is one of Malta’s truly ‘hidden ‘gems – Villa Bologna.

Villa Bologna is a privately

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26 September 2017 No Comments

If you’ve ever been to Malta you’ve probably been inside it, or at worst drove or been driven past it. If you have yet to visit Malta you’ve probably heard about it and

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12 September 2017 No Comments

Hidden away between the busy Valletta suburbs of Floriana and Pieta, Sa Maison is a small public garden which is quite unlike any other in Malta. The garden gets its name from

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28 August 2017 No Comments

The two mile stretch of coast from Mgarr Harbour to Qala Point is known for one of Gozo’s  favourite beaches. The tiny cove of Hondoq ir-Rummien is the beach of choice

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20 August 2017 No Comments

It is probably one of the tiniest walled cities in the world but that doesn’t mean Birgu doesn’t make merry in a very big way. Despite its minuscule size Birgu celebrates

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26 July 2017 No Comments

The village of Lija lies more or less in the centre of the island of Malta and has always been closely associated with the two neighbouring villages of Attard and Balzan – collectively

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20 June 2017 2 Comments

Rabat and Mdina contain a wealth of sights and it is quite easy to overlook one of the area’s lesser visited but highly engaging museums – The Wignacourt Collegiate Museum. Located

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24 May 2017 1 Comment

The town of Rabat sits proudly on top of a hill in the centre of Malta. Though perhaps playing second fiddle to the more visited Mdina next door, Rabat is a highly interesting historical town. Tracing its origins to

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18 May 2017 No Comments

The area to the north of Gozo’s Dwejra, (whose former top draw the Azure Window sadly collapsed into the sea in March 2017) is one

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