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Olive oil in Malta

Ode to Malta’s Olive Oil

Olive oil production in Malta dates back to Roman times. Grab some of this year’s unctuous, peppery delicacy before the harvest is over.

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Grand Harbour vista, Malta. Photo: Dragana Rankovic

Photograph Malta!

Photograph Malta is a niche, special interest tour venture determined to take our holiday pix to new heights! Hone your photo skills on holiday in Malta.

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Malta National Aquarium

Malta’s National Aquarium: a review

Malta National Aquarium: a Malta Inside Out visit & review. It’s small, a bit pricey but our verdict is it’s worth a visit and a session of ‘finding nemo’.

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Mnajdra temples on Soltice morning

Malta with Children: Try out the Temples

Malta’s megalithic temples can fire kids’ imagination. Our guide to making the most of Hagar Qim, Mnajdra and Tarxien temples with kids in tow.

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Siggiewi Maundy Thursday

Easter in Malta: a quick guide to Holy Week

A guide to Easter week in Malta & Gozo. From solemn spectacles and prolonged pageants to traditions, food and family rituals.

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Our Lady of Sorrows, Valletta, 2013

Easter in Malta, a photographic prelude

A visiting photographer gives us a fascinating record of the first Easter events in Malta as a prelude to the scenes and mood of the Easter weekend to come.

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Quadro Restaurant, The Westin, Malta

Dining al fesco begins! …and Quadro Restaurant review

Quadro Restaurant, Westin Dragonara Resort – fine dining by the sea where Executive Chef Jonathan Vella bears more than a passing resemblance to Heston B!

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Maltalingua, English Language School: adult course poolside.

English language school’s seal of educational excellence

A newcomer to Malta’s English language school scene maybe, but Maltalingua makes its mark on teaching standards with a stamp of international excellence.

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horse riding in Gozo

Saddling up in the ‘Wild East’ of Gozo

Horse riding along cliff tops with sunsets and coastal views. The perfect land activity in Malta even if you’re a novice rider in the saddle on holiday.

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Lace-making in Nadur, Gozo, Maltese Islands

Nadur, Gozo: discover more than its carnival

The carnival party has left town, but what of Nadur, Gozo, the rest of the year? Elaine Gatt discovers a fascinating village in which to while away a day.

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Nadur Carnival, 2013. Photo: Mario George Vella

Carnival in Malta 2014: a light and dark affair

Malta’s carnival, love it or hate it, is here again. Kids love it, but it’s got a thoroughly adult and darker side that goes back centuries.

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St Julian's, Malta, Spinola Bay

Living in St Julian’s: property buying & rental guide

Need some help on property buying or renting as an expat to Malta? Try our guide to one of Malta’s most popular resorts, St Julian’s, for a head start.

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Urban landscape in Malta

Malta’s urban decay: discovering Mrieħel

Out of sight, out of mind, out of shape but Malta’s industrial urban decay has its own stories to tell. Stephanie Calleja takes a walk in Mrieħel.

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Golden Bay, Malta, in winter

Enjoying Malta’s beaches in Winter

5 simple, cost-free, pleasurable ways to enjoy Malta’s beaches even in colder winter months. Head seaward and shoot the breeze.

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