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Christmas in Malta
In Malta Christmas is known as Il-Milied and is a time of great celebration and religious significance. So where better to have a festive break than spending Christmas in Malta?
The best time to visit Malta
Many people jetting off to Malta have asked the question ‘when is the best time to visit?’ This is why we decided to take a look at the weather and number of visitors to give you an idea of when might be the most enjoyable time while you are away.
Top 10 walks in Malta
There are some great walks on this beautiful isle and you could take a stroll by the secluded coastlines, trek the dramatic cliff tops or ramble the rugged countryside. Here we take you through what we consider to be the best 10 walks in Malta.
Malta's top 10 historical sites
Marvel at the baroque beauty of the cathedral, feel the cool air of an ancient underground burial chamber, or meet a soldier on a live re-enactment of military cooking; there are many historical sites to be found that you will struggle to fit them all in.
The Story of St Paul in Malta
The beautiful island of Malta is steeped in history, and when visiting you’re bound to notice the many churches, statues and landmarks that are named after St Paul. But who was he?
7 free things to do in Malta
See sights and attractions within Malta are plentiful, but some of the best things to do there are completely free. Sightseeing there doesn’t have to seriously damage your wallet. From hidden corners of authenticity to must-see museums and sights.
Top 10 scenic sights in Malta
With so much to do in Malta it can be easy to forget to take some time to stop and stare at its beauty. So, as a little reminder of the wonders that can be found right before our eyes, we have collected a list of the top ten scenic sights in Malta.
9 top tips for your Malta holiday
On a Budget? When it comes to mealtimes head out of town to the local restaurants, not only are they cheaper than the tourist destinations, the food will be more authentic and allow you to immerse yourself in the Maltese traditions.
5 books to read in Malta
There are a number of authors who have taken creative revelations from the island of Malta. Many have relocated or spent an inspiring visit and they have taken to set their fiction with a Maltese backdrop.
Top 12 Maltese dishes
One of the most important aspects of travelling to an unknown region is to sample all the various cultures, cuisines and customs that are so unlike our own. So when travelling to Malta it is of the upmost importance to try the local food.
Top 10 music festivals in Malta
In Malta music is a way of life and it is celebrated with open air and indoor events that offer everything you could wish to hear from rousing classical music and traditional Ghanas through to dance and club nights.
Sailing around Malta
Relaxing on calm waters, the sun warming your skin as you watch for the slightest changes and ripples, signs of the next breeze that will carry you to your stop. There is nothing quite like sailing and Malta has been a favourite with sailors for centuries.
Wildlife conservation in Malta
Watch a majestic short toed eagle swoop overhead as you enjoy the cool shade of a beautiful endemic species of tree. Over the past thirty years there have been great efforts taken in Malta to conserve and protect the flora and fauna of the country.
LGBTIQ Holidays in Malta
An ideal destination for LGBTIQ travellers looking for a nice holiday environment that respects the equality of all its visitors. The vibrant nightlife, historic wonders and blue seas of Malta are complemented by its progressive stance towards LGBT rights.
Ask the Expats - top tips for your Malta holiday
Rhi is a writer and British expat who has lived in Malta for the past four years. She decided to write about her experiences living in a new country to keep in contact with the folks back home, but this has grown into a world of excellent expert advice.
What to do as a family in Malta
We’ve been one of the leading specialists to the Maltese Islands for over 30 years, so we know exactly where you need to go with the family. To make things that little bit easier for you, we’ve gathered a list of our favourite attractions and activities.
The history of Malta
Malta became independent in 1964, leaving the British Empire to become its own Republic and eventually join the EU as an active member in European politics. The development of these small islands to their own sovereign state is an interesting journey.
On the trail of the medieval Knights of Malta
Visiting the sites and history of the Order of The Knights of Malta will provide you with days and days of fascinating sights, architecture and heritage, but first let’s start with origins…
Isle of MTV Festival
This unmissable music festival has featured some of the world’s top performers in recent years, and to top it all off, it’s completely free!
Honeymoon in Malta for some Hollywood glamour
Moonlight glints in your hair while you stroll the sandy beach arm in arm. The pressure to choose the perfect honeymoon break can be difficult, after all, this is one of the most important trips of your life and you want it to live up to the dream.
A guide to resorts in Malta
Malta is an island nation famed for its fascinating history, incredible year round weather and amazing culture. As there’s so much out there to be discovered on this vibrant island, we’ve listed some of the best places to visit when staying in Malta.
With so much natural beauty it is sometimes easy to forget the manmade wonders on offer but to make the most of your trip, why not take a stroll around the architectural history of this fascinating land.
Fun on the water in Malta
When visiting Malta, the subtropical climate means that it’s only natural that you’ll want to be spending some time in the water. Here are just a few suggestions of some of the great water-based activities...
The palaces of Malta
Malta is home to a huge array of wonderful palaces, many of which are still inhabited to this day. Whilst you enjoy the natural beauty, wonderful diving and diverse history of Malta, don’t miss out on the chance to visit some of these spectacular palaces.
Spectacular diving in Malta
Boasting a truly tantalising assortment of caves, reefs and wrecks - Malta has every right to lay claim to some of the best diving in the world! Read on for an insight into this amazing underwater world!
Alongside Malta’s rich heritage and cultural history, there are also some traditional Maltese folklore stories for which you can explore and learn all about the background to whilst visiting Malta.
When visiting any country on holiday it is always good to have an idea of the local customs. Knowing a bit about the culture also means that you can make sure that you don’t miss out on any of the local flavour that could make your trip truly eye opening.
Fascinating Maltese forts
Malta is often referred to as ‘Fortress Island’, and after spending any time here at all, it’s not difficult to see why. Wherever you go, you'll find remnants of war, from 17th century coastal forts and watch towers to WWII pillboxes.
Mdina the silent city
The medieval walled city of Mdina is a jewel of this fantastic country, and no small part due to its long and rich history. We're taking a wander around the warren of scenic streets of this fortified city perched high on a plateau overlooking Malta.
An evening out in Malta
From open air clubs to casinos & piano bars; take a look at nightlife in Paceville & St Julian’s Bay. Located in northern Malta, this is where you will find most of the lively nightlife.
Inside Malta's indoor sights
You feel a drop land on your cheek as you wander the streets of Malta, looking around, you take a step into the nearest shelter and find yourself in a beautiful cathedral, a creepy dungeon or a baroque theatre.
Malta Fashion Week
If you have an interest in fashion and love to travel to beautiful, sunny and interesting locations on your holidays, visiting the Malta Fashion Week could be the perfect opportunity for you to combine your passions!