International Kite Festival Returns To Gozo This Weekend

  In this digital age, many children miss out on the simple joys of flying a kite. It’s like having a little bit of happiness on the end of a string, perhaps the ultimate carefree pastime…     But don’t worry, Gozo will be giving you the chance to experience the joys of kite flying […]

Mgarr Harbour in Gozo gets a €6 million makeover

Mgarr Harbour in Gozo is in the middle of an impressive €6 million makeover. New pontoons, quays and slipways for fisherman and yachting enthusiasts have been built in an EU-funded scheme. Infrastructure Malta said: ‘Through this €6 million project, we are rebuilding the quays, pontoons and other facilities. ‘Two new quays are ready. The construction […]

Dates revealed for this year’s hilarious Nadur Carnival

The dates of this year’s Nadur Carnival in Gozo have been revealed. The ‘organised’ event will be held on Sunday 16 February from midday in the town’s main square. The famous ‘spontaneous’ Carnival will take place from Friday 21 February until Tuesday 25 February. Nadur Local Council confirmed the dates on social media.   What […]

Tragedy as AFM scuba diver dies at Gozo beauty spot

An experienced Armed Forces of Malta scuba diver and war hero has died off the coast of Gozo. Christine Gauci, 35, from Victoria had been swimming with a friend at Mgarr ix-Xini on Saturday morning when she appeared to get into difficulties in the sea. Police said the alarm was raised when she failed to […]

10 epic events to look forward to in Malta in 2020

Every year Malta plays host to some unforgettable events – and last year was no different. From an impressive Isle of MTV concert in Floriana to Fairyland Malta, there was certainly lots to get excited about in 2019. But 2020 is shaping up to be every bit as exciting, with some amazing events to look […]

Menqa the turtle returns home to the sea off Gozo

A distressed turtle that was rescued off the coast of Gozo six months ago has been returned safe and well to the sea. Menqa was treated by vets from Nature Trust Malta after being discovered in trouble by divers. She could barely breathe and had several strands of fishing net and rope stuck in her […]

It’s back! Is this the tallest Christmas tree in Malta?

The biggest Christmas tree in the Maltese Islands is back – and looks absolutely amazing! The festive lights on a steep hill near Kercem are so bright you can even see them from the window seat of a plane. At a staggering 180 metres, the Christmas tree is made up of around 4,000 green, yellow […]

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 […]

Gozo Channel announces changes after ferry crash

Gozo Channel has been forced to make changes to its timetable after a ferry crashed into a jetty at Mgarr Harbour. The company said the MV Malita ‘suffered some damage’ in the accident on Monday afternoon. No-one was injured however the ferry could be out of action for several days while repairs are carried out. […]

Here’s what to get up to in Malta and Gozo this weekend

Malta is in for a real treat this weekend – and not just because of Halloween. The island is going all out to celebrate the spooky season, with dozens of special events, parties and club nights planned. Don’t worry if Halloween isn’t your thing though, there’s plenty of other stuff going on from open days […]

Revealed: Malta’s number one summer attraction of 2019

It’s known around the world as The Silent City. And now Mdina has been ranked as the top tourist attraction in the Maltese Islands this summer. It pushed St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta into second place in the latest TripAdvisor rankings for June, July and August 2019. Fort Rinella, the historic Victorian fortress near Kalkara, […]

Everything you need to know about Gozo Pops and Rocks

Gozo will host a series of live music, food and wine events next month to celebrate a four-day long weekend. ‘Gozo Pops and Rocks’ is a new addition to the cultural calendar and will be held between Thursday 6 June and Sunday 9 June. Friday 7 June is a national holiday in the Maltese Islands […]

Six great things to do in Malta this weekend

Give your sofa the finger and uncover a new side to Malta and Gozo this weekend. Start your weekend off on the right foot with the best Friday, Saturday and Sunday activities, from balloon rides to musicals, we’ve got you covered. Ready? Let’s get started!   1. Hot air balloon ride across Gozo The first-ever […]

Gozo smashes official tourism records for 2018

More of us than ever are going to Gozo. Malta’s pretty little sister is breaking new tourism records, according to the latest official figures. Passenger numbers on the Gozo Channel ferries soared by more than five per cent in the last three months of the year. The total smashed the 1.3 million mark between October […]