Gale force winds cancel ferries between Malta and Sicily

The Met Office has issued a weather warning with gale force winds and stormy seas expected to batter the Maltese Islands over the next two days. Virtu Ferries Ltd cancelled all voyages between Malta and Sicily on Wednesday because of the bad weather. The company said: ‘Kindly note that all voyages on Wednesday are cancelled due […]

The signs of Domestic Abuse and how to seek help in Malta

Being a woman in Malta is an uphill struggle – a fact that is shown time and time again on a daily basis. Between being catcalled and harassed by random strangers on the street, and on public transport, social media bullies, trolls that go after female commentators and make a complete mockery out of all […]

Revealed: Malta now leads the world for gay rights

Malta is top of the world when it comes to gay rights. The island has been crowned the global leaders on LGBTIQ rights, with policies ranging from equal marriage to gender-neutral marking on identity cards. This year, Malta ranked more progressive on these fronts than all of the most liberal western and northern European countries, […]

Malta takes a vote: Is the evil eye real?

It’s a tale as old as time. Touching wood so that bad luck doesn’t come your way. Forming horns with your hand so that you protect yourself from the evil eye of envy … or so that is what some people believe. In a time where wearing the protective eye around your neck is more […]

4-year-old Elisa needs your help to walk without a wheelchair or walker

Elisa is a 4-year-old girl from Malta who suffers from cerebral palsy, a condition that does not allow her to walk independently. She can walk small distances with the help of a walker. She was born prematurely at 27 weeks, weighing only 970g. Doctors weren’t sure she’d make it, but here she is now, at […]

Top four cities for a quick getaway this Valentine’s

Fancy a quick getaway with your loved one? Here are the top 4 cities that make for the perfect Valentine’s Day weekend. VENICE, ITALY View this post on Instagram Missing this beautiful city 🇮🇹 . . . . . . . #ilovetravel #under10k #discoverunder10k #visititaly #world_vacations #beautifuldestinations #topworlddestinations #europetravel #weliketotravel #wonderfulglobe #wonderful_places #whatitalyis #cityphotography #travelblog […]