Winter gets off to a flying start at Malta’s airport

Winter has got off to a flying start at Malta Airport with another big increase in passenger numbers. New figures show passenger movements in November soared by 8.7 per cent compared to the same month last year. Airport bosses said last month saw 493,201 passenger movements as well as an 8.5 per cent rise in […]

‘Even better at night’: TripAdvisor loves Mdina after dark

For such a small island, Malta sure packs a lot in. You’ve got beaches, lovely harbour towns, and enough centuries-old sights to keep you busy for weeks. And when it comes to history, Malta is up there with Italy and Greece. The island boasts so many sights, it’s like a vast open-air museum. Nowhere more […]

Malta braced for heavy rain and strong winds this week

Malta is braced for heavy rain and strong winds this week with the Met Office having issued a weather warning. Some areas can expect gale force winds at times while much of Malta and Gozo is set to be inundated with thundery showers until the weekend. Temperatures are set to feel as chilly as 7°C  overnight. […]

Helping hand for Malta’s homeless this Christmas

Christmas is all about giving. And now Malta’s homeless are being offered a helping hand this festive season. Malta Property Auctioneers has teamed up with six organisations who offer food and support to rough sleepers and people in emergency and temporary accommodation, including the YMCA in Valletta and Dar Tal-Providenza in Siggiewi Sarah De Cesare […]

WATCH: Incredible light display brings Christmas to Gozo

These extraordinary pictures show Victoria’s town hall lit up by a stunning 3D light show to celebrate the start of the Christmas season in Gozo. The island kicked off its festive celebrations in style at the weekend with a special show in Independence Square. Thousands flocked to the centre of Victoria to watch the Christmas […]

Here’s why Gozo is the place to be this Christmas!

Gozo is the place to be this Christmas. There’s lots going across the island over the next few weeks, from festive markets in Xaghra to carol concerts in Nadur, Santa Special train rides around Victoria and special events for children in Xewkija and San Lawrenz. Drop in at Lord Rundle Gardens in Victoria this festive […]

Maltese children are once again ‘the fattest in Europe’

Kids in the Malta have once again been ranked as the fattest in Europe. Malta has the highest rate of child obesity in the European Union, according to alarming new research. Almost 25 per cent of  15-year-olds are now overweight or obese in Malta, a higher proportion than in all other EU countries and a […]