The greasy pole is back this weekend in St Julian’s

One of Malta’s most hilarious competitions takes place this weekend in St Julian’s. In the traditional ‘gostra’, a game dating back to the Middle Ages, young men, women and children have to scrabble their way to the top of a very greasy pole. If they manage the tricky feat, they need to then grab one […]

10 bizarre items found during Spinola Bay clean-up

It’s one of Malta’s most popular tourists resorts. And now Spinola Bay in St Julian’s has been given a massive clean-up ahead of the winter months. A team of 50 enthusiastic volunteers managed to collect a staggering 1.6 tonnes of rubbish from the seabed. It took around 40 divers four hours to make a difference.  Spinola Bay […]