Leisure & Lifestyle

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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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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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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Fortifications Centre, Valletta, Malta

The Fortifications Interpretation Centre: a must-visit in Valletta

The Fortifications Centre is a must-see in Valletta. Francesca di Puccio discovered its curiosities and says it’s ideal for all the family.

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Malta by neilalderney123

Experiencing the Unusual: Seeing Your Malta Holidays In A New Light

Malta may be a well known holiday destination, but its the islands’ little details that make the place an unusual visit, as Ariana Louis finds out.

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Christmas in Malta - Merchant Street, Valletta

What’s On in Malta at Christmas

What’s on in Malta at Christmas? Lots, and nothing but sheer entertainment value even if our Christmas trees don’t see a dusting of snow. Browse our What’s On guide for ideas and the best of the events Xmas and NYE.

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Holiday visitors might pay over the odds, but if you're in Malta longer, you'll soon find out where to shop for bargains.

Budget for your stay in Malta

Need to budget for living in Malta? We list ballpark costs for renting property, shopping, entertainment and bus travel to help you plan.

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Face of Europa on Euro notes

A note about Euro notes (& pizzas): the new-look €5

Euro note gets a make-over. An advisory on the new-look € notes and their security features. We didn’t grow up with the €, but EU’s 11 yr olds did!

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Mdina Grand Prix 2013

Classic Cars take to the road: Mdina Grand Prix 2013

Classic cars take to the road in the 2013 Mdina Grand Prix. Don’t miss this if you’re a car lover or a photographer. All weekend in and around Mdina.

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From penthouses to skies and sea, Malta may be small but it also does things big too!

Mighty Holidays to Miniature Malta

Malta holidays offer big experiences for small islands, says travel writer Michael Roberts. And a whole lot more than when he holidayed here as a child.

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Valletta, Malta, aerial view

Flying over ‘Neverland': a tour flight over Malta

A flight over Malta in a plane with no doors. Summer madness? No, just the best way to see the islands with nothing between you, your lens and Blue Lagoon.

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Gruelling stuff eating satchel. Rather him than me!

Life at Sea at the Maritime Museum

Life at Sea, safely viewed on land. If a sailor’s life’s for you, get down to Birgu’s Maritime Museum on Sunday 19 May.

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Leslie Vella walking in Malta featured

Walking in Malta: from cliff hangers to green valleys

Walking in Malta reveals stunning sea and inland views, heritage treasures and feats of geology. We’ve two give-away copies and a 20% discount on a walks guidebook.

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