Turtle that almost died released off the Maltese coast

A turtle that almost died after suffering a serious injury has been released back into the sea off Malta. Tama was on the brink of death after a boat propeller chopped off a front flipper and slashed his head open. But after four years of rest, recovery and rehabilitation, the turtle was freed into the […]

Malta’s historic streets transformed into film set

The historic streets of Vittoriosa have been transformed into a film set. The Maltese city is being used as the backdrop for a British-funded movie about the life of Jesus. A number of narrow streets have been decorated with ceramic pots and wicker baskets as well as Middle Eastern fabrics. Extras dressed as biblical characters […]

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 […]

Things to do in Malta and Gozo this weekend

There’s lots going on in Malta this weekend. If you’re a chocolate lover, Hamrun plays host to the annual chocolate festival on Saturday night. Elsewhere, there’s a chance to get out into the Maltese countryside on Sunday with a guided nature walk at Selmun near Mellieha. Here’s our pick of what to get up to […]

Malta’s most delicious festival is happening this weekend

A festival dedicated to chocolate? Sign us up! If you’re a chocoholic, you need to visit Hamrun on Saturday 26 October. The town’s annual Malta Chocolate Festival is every chocolate lovers dream. Hamrun High Street will be lined with stalls from 6pm to 11pm, offering an amazing array of chocolate products make by some of […]

Malta’s spectacular Umbrella Street returns for 2019

Hundreds of umbrellas have been suspended in the air as one of Malta’s most historic towns brings back its popular ‘Umbrella Street’ spectacle for a second year. The magical installation in the heart of Zabbar includes more than a thousand umbrellas. They were put up on Tuesday night by a team of dedicated volunteers. Zabbar’s […]

6 unmissable things to do in Malta in February

February is finally here. It’s a busy month ahead in Malta with the most colourful event of the year, great new films to see and the Malta Marathon. Here’s our guide to this month’s best things to see and do in Malta and Gozo this February.   The Feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck The feast is […]

Why Malta is ‘the friendliest place on the planet’

Malta has been named ‘one of the friendliest places on the planet’. The Huffington Post was full of praise for Maltese hospitality in its latest travel guide about Malta and Gozo. Travel blogger Alexis Zahner: ‘Malta is the gem of the Mediterranean Sea. ‘Simply imagine one of the friendliest places you’ve ever been. That’s Malta. ‘Whether […]

Stunning images of Malta’s Blue Lagoon to make your jaw drop

We’ve all seen beautiful pictures of Malta’s world famous Blue Lagoon in the past. But none of them – absolutely none – stack up to this set. Crystal clear water, white sand, mysterious caves and honey coloured cliffs. These magnificent photos offer a glimpse into what it would be like to soar over Comino like […]