Stunning drone shots show Malta’s beauty from above

Maltese aerial photographer Ryan Formosa has showcased some of the island’s most spectacular sights from above in a series of stunning pictures. He captured breathtaking drone images of some of Malta’s most famous landmarks over the past 12 months, including the Fairyland Malta at Triton Square and the man-made beach at Balluta Bay. From Marsaxlokk to […]

10 of the greatest Xlendi sunsets you’ll ever see

Who doesn’t love to sit and watch the sun go down? The best thing about sunsets is that you’re never going to see two that are completely alike, even if you sit at exactly the same spot every day. One of the best places to watch Mother Nature put on her nightly display is at […]

Is this the most Christmassy town in Malta and Gozo?

Boasting twinkling Christmas trees, dazzling stars, dozens of lit up snowmen, thousands of light bulbs and a whole herd of illuminated reindeer, this is easily the most festive town in the Maltese Islands. Nadur in Gozo bursts into colour every year as homeowners put up their lights to mark the big countdown to Christmas. Now […]

The number of Airbnbs in Malta and Gozo soars to new high

If you list your Maltese property on Airbnb, you could earn as much as €2,400 a month. New research has found the number of Airbnbs in Malta and Gozo has rocketed with more than 8,760 properties now listed on the booking website. Around 5,530 are whole dwellings, 2,900 are private rooms, and 320 are shared […]

20 images of Malta’s ‘most beautiful sunset ever’

This was the incredible view of sunset over Malta that some described as the ‘most beautiful’ they had ever seen. Scores of people took to social media to share their snaps of a warm orange glow over Malta as the sun sunk beneath the horizon. Instagram users said the scene was the ‘most incredible’ and […]

Revealed: Malta’s most Instagrammed places this summer

Malta has been an Instagram heaven this summer. From stunning views to grand architecture and beautiful beaches, there have been so many things to capture. Instagram vice-president Andrew Royal told 89.7 Bay: ‘Instagram is all about passion. Users tend to share photographs that detail only the beautiful moments in their lives. ‘Compared to a popularity […]

Amazing images show Gozo’s Azure Window under the waves

These astonishing images show the shattered remains of Gozo’s Azure Window under the waves. The picture resolution and details are astounding and show how several large slabs of rock, which once formed the famous Maltese landmark, are still intact. The stunning pictures – the clearest so far – were captured by a group of diving […]

Vintage photos show Malta enjoying summer over the years

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that Malta comes alive during the summer. These photographs provide a fascinating glimpse at life in the Maltese Islands during the hot weather. From children learning how to swim at San Gorg Lido to families splashing in the sea at Mellieha Bay, people in Malta and Gozo have long enjoyed getting […]

More tourists visit Malta – and they’re staying longer

There’s more good news for the Maltese economy. The number of holidaymakers visiting Malta continues to rise – and they’re spending longer on the island too. New figures show the number of tourist arrivals in March went up by 3.5% to reach 172,971 when compared to the same month in 2018. The National Statistics Office […]

Experience Gozo’s Citadel by stunning candlelight

Gozo‘s Citadel is set for a magical makeover this weekend. The UNESCO World Heritage city will glow by candlelight on Saturday 16 March. This year’s festival of lights is back in all its beautiful glory with more than 30,000 candles lighting up the historic narrow streets to celebrate ‘Lejl Imkebbes’. The night will include special historic re-enactments, […]

10 of Malta’s most breathtaking sunrises EVER

There are few things greater than a beautiful sunrise to start your day. We’re lucky that Malta is blessed with many awe-inspiring places to watch the sunrise. So if you’re looking to experience and soak up the very best sunrises the Maltese Islands have to offer, here are 10 gorgeous locations to ignite inspiration. Take a look, below, and you’ll […]

Vintage photos show Malta enjoying the sun over the years

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that Malta comes alive during the summer. These photographs provide a fascinating glimpse at life in the Maltese Islands during the hot weather. From children learning how to swim at San Gorg Lido to families splashing in the sea at Mellieha Bay, people in Malta and Gozo have long enjoyed getting […]

Malta to Gozo tunnel ‘will be open by 2024’

You’ll be able to drive direct from St Paul’s Bay to Nadur within five years. Joseph Muscat has revealed that detailed plans for a tunnel under the sea connecting Malta and Gozo will be made public before the summer. The Prime Minister said a free bus service was also being planned to operate via the Gozo […]

Malta music festival ranked among the world’s best

It started out just five years ago. But now one of Malta’s most pumping music events has been ranked among the world’s must-see festivals in 2019. The Lost & Found Festival will celebrate its fifth anniversary in May, headed by BBC Radio One’s Annie Mac and featuring four days, four nights, eight stages and more […]

Malta facts in figures: The Maltese Islands by numbers

Malta boasts a wealth of culture and history. That’s why it’s become so popular with holidaymakers, with more than 3.4 million people flocking to the Maltese Islands in 2018 alone. If you’d like to learn a little more about Malta, Gozo and Comino, we’ve delved deep into the history of the islands. From the houses […]

Malta is set to be COLDER than Iceland tonight

Malta is set to be colder than Iceland tonight. The Met Office said temperatures in Luqa will feel as chilly as 5°C on Thursday night. Meanwhile, Reykjavik in Iceland will experience minimum temperatures of 7°C, according to BBC Weather. Forecasters said the cold snap in Malta and Gozo could last for a week with showers and […]