Another 12,000 cars join the traffic on Malta’s roads

The number of cars, vans and lorries on Malta’s roads has reached a new record high. New figures show that 397,508 vehicles were registered in Malta by the end of last year, a increase of 12,000 compared to 2018. The National Office of Statistics in Valletta said 77% were passenger cars, 18% were commercial vehicles […]

Malta’s number one visitor attraction of 2019 is crowned

Fort Rinella has been crowned the number one visitor attraction in the Maltese Islands of 2019. The museum in Kalkara was praised by TripAdvisor reviewers as ‘an excellent day out’ and ‘unique’. The coastal battery was built in 1878 by the British Army. It housed the world’s biggest gun to defend Malta against enemy attacks […]

Malta’s biggest fireworks festival is ‘back with a bang’

Prepare to be dazzled in 2020. The Malta International Fireworks Festival is back with a bang and promises to be bigger than ever this year. The Malta Tourism Authority has confirmed that the 19th edition of the festival will take place from April 18 to 30. Each night promises to be an amazing display of colour and […]

Malta’s epic Christmas Fairyland closes this Sunday

It’s been hailed as the most popular visitor attraction in Malta this Christmas. But organisers have confirmed that Fairyland Malta at Triton Square in Valletta will come to an end on Sunday 5 January. So if you haven’t been you need to get your skates on – quite literally! The 900m2 outdoor ice rink has […]

Your incredible photos of Malta and Gozo this December

If there’s one month of the year when Malta sparkles that little bit more, it’s December – so it’s no surprise that we’ve been inundated with gorgeous photos this month. Our usual call for your best photos of Malta was met with hundreds of responses, and we’ve chosen just a few of our favourites to […]

Malta’s Christmas outdoor ice rink is here!

It’s time to get your skates on! Malta’s biggest outdoor ice rink has opened in Valletta, just in time for Christma. The attraction is part of the spectacular Fairyland Malta festival taking place in Tritons Square. Families have the chance to skate on the 900-square-metre rink. Children can also hop on to Santa’s magical carousel, […]

Malta hosts international Christmas choir festival

Malta’s International Christmas Choir Festival kicks off on Thursday night. The event will feature 27 choirs from across the UK and Europe to help get you in the mood for the festive season. A total of nine shows will be held over the next four days at various churches across Malta including the Mosta Dome, […]

More holidaymakers visiting Malta than ever before

Malta is on course for a record-breaking year for tourism, according to new figures. The number of visitors who came to Malta in October rose by 6 per cent while tourist spending increased by more than 7 per cent to €231.1 million. A spokesman for the Office for National Statistics in Valletta said: ‘Tourism arrivals […]

This Gozo beach is crowned one of the world’s best

A Maltese beach has been crowned one of the best in the world. Ramla Bay in Gozo was named among the seven most beautiful red sand beaches by US-based Travel and Leisure magazine. It said: ‘Ramla Bay lies on the northern coast of Gozo and its beachfront is coloured a burnt, orange-red, a particularly striking […]

Are we set for stormy weather in Malta this weekend?

We hate to break it to you but it looks like it’s going to be cloudy and wet this weekend in Malta and Gozo. Weather experts at the Met Office in Luqa reckon we’re in for a ‘miserable’ weekend with a chance of showers on Saturday and more rain on Sunday. Temperatures will also be […]

WATCH: Juventus star urges his 4.3 million fans to visit Malta

One of Italy’s top footballers has urged his 4.3 million followers on social media to visit Malta. Former Juventus legend Claudio Marchisio spent the weekend in Malta – and thoroughly enjoyed every minute.  The ex-Italian national team player was also named as the Honorary President of the Maltese Juventus supporters club, Juventus Club Malta Cuore […]

Malta’s most magical festival glows by candlelight

Thousands of people headed to Vittoriosa on Saturday night for one of the most magical nights in Malta’s events calendar. The historic city looked stunning as more than 32,000 candles lit up the streets for the annual Birgu By Candlelight extravaganza. Residents decorated their homes and the narrow streets, creating a magical and romantic atmosphere. […]

Malta’s airport experiences its busiest September ever

Malta Airport has enjoyed a record breaking September. More than 762,360 people passed through the terminal in Gudja last month, an increase of 7.8 per cent over the same time last year. An airport spokeswoman said: ‘September was off to a busy start at Malta International Airport, registering just over 28,800 passenger movements on the […]

10 places to see amazing street art in Malta

Malta’s murals have become a real talking point with beautiful big designs brightening up tired spaces and bare walls across the island. The first piece of public street art was produced in 2005 and new paintings and street art designs are popping up all the time in places like Msida, St Julian’s, Sliema, Mosta, Fgura, […]

Malta to join global climate strike march on Friday

Hundreds of people are expected to take to the streets of Valletta on Friday to demand action to tackle climate change. As part of a worldwide movement inspired by the Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg, people are being encouraged to protest against global warming. The Malta climate strike will start at around 5.30pm on Friday 20 […]

Fury as new trees are stolen from Malta public garden

Thieves who stole trees planted by Maltese schoolchildren have been branded ‘a disgrace’ on social media. Gzira’s mayor took to Facebook to vent his frustration after finding two saplings had been unceremoniously ripped from the earth in the town’s main public garden. Conrad Borg Manche didn’t mince his words, describing the thieves as ‘stupid’ and […]