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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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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01 April 2017 No Comments

On the 27th of June the annual Isle of MTV music event will kick off on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta for the 11th time in the event’s history.

The flagship event (which is free) is part of Malta music week

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14 March 2017 No Comments

An adequate supply of water has always been an issue for the Maltese Islands. With an annual rainfall approximating just some 18 to 20 inches, water is a scarce commodity. The

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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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28 January 2017 1 Comment

On a stretch of the road from Rabat to Mgarr is straddled the tiny hamlet of Bingemma. The hamlet is not much to look at although the setting on the brow of a hill is a pleasant one. A

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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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