20 vintage pictures of Malta heatwaves over the last century

Summer heatwaves in Malta mean sun, sea, sand and soaring temperatures. And it appears it has always been that way, as these nostalgic pictures from the award-winning Bay Retro archives show Malta’s love of the beach when the mercury levels rocket. The striking images features sun lovers playing by the shore from the early 1910s right […]

10 incredible images of Malta’s original railway

Would trains help to solve congestion on Malta’s roads? The idea of building a railway or metro network is back in the news in Malta but few realise that thousands Maltese commuters used trains more than 100 years ago. The track ran from Valletta to Mdina via Floriana, Hamrun, Msida, Santa Venera, Birkirkara, Balzan, Attard […]

10 games today’s kids in Malta miss out on

Are you old enough to remember playing with dolls, splashing in puddles and climbing trees when you were a child? The simple pleasures that defined childhood for generations in Malta appear to be dying out as an increasing number of kids stay indoors and surf the internet instead. Three in four children today spend less […]

Amazing images show St Julian’s in Victorian times

Malta has changed – and how! This is how St Julian’s looked when your great, great, great, great grandmother was alive. The amazing set of fascinating pictures give an intriguing insight into life in Malta more than 160 years ago. The sepia images were taken by Victorian photographer Giuseppi Calleja in the 1850s. The priceless […]

We’ve ALWAYS loved to be beside Malta’s seaside

Summer in Malta means lots of sun, sea and sand. And it appears it has always been that way, as these nostalgic pictures from the award-winning Bay Retro archives show Malta’s love of the beach. The striking images features sun worshippers playing by the shore from the early 1900s right through to the 1980s. It seems everyone enjoys the simple pleasures of […]