10 April 2017 No Comments

Gnejna Bay is hugely popular in summer. The small stretch of sands can fill up quite quickly and sometimes even the car park runs out of spaces. In the winter and spring months it’s a somewhat different story and

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09 March 2017 7 Comments

On the 8th of March Malta normally joins the international community to celebrate International Women’s Day but this year an unlucky diversion took away the spotlight abruptly off the fairer sex.

At around 9.30am on the day news started trickling

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26 February 2017 No Comments

Malta’s mild winters and the brief but sometimes intense rainy season from September to November combine to bring out the best of the Maltese countryside. Dry and mostly barren from late May to August, Malta greens over during the

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14 February 2017 No Comments

Coming down to Blue Grotto from the Zurrieq road one cannot fail to see the deep ravine that is Wied Babu to one’s left. Contrary to the well-known Wied iz-Zurrieq

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22 January 2017 2 Comments

Location, Location, Location

The urban legend goes that the Maltese islands have a total of 365 churches – one for every day of the year. The truth falls slightly short of that – the actual number seems to be more

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12 October 2016 No Comments

Eight things you shouldn’t miss.

Visiting Mdina is on most visitors’ to-do list while in Malta. But don’t make the mistake of visiting the city in a hurry without getting a little intimate with it. Here’s the essential list.

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14 September 2016 No Comments

A short mile away from the main town of Victoria in Gozo and just before one reaches the small village of Kercem lies a small hidden gem – the valley of Lunzjata. This very picturesque steep sided valley is

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24 August 2016 1 Comment

You can’t say EU funds haven’t done wonders for Malta – and Gozo. Indeed one of the areas where funding has been instrumental is in the continued upkeep and restoration of the

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17 August 2016 No Comments

The people of Mellieha are lucky. In spite of the islands’ urban sprawl, not only is their town one of the few not touching the neighbouring village

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31 July 2016 No Comments

In the gently rolling countryside between the villages of Zurrieq and Mqabba there is a lovely rural area known as Hal-Millieri. Hal-Millieri was first documented as a specific settlement around 1418 but is itself the descendant of a much

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