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  • Beauty and the past

    Beauty and the past

    Less than a couple of hours by plane from Malta, Venice is one of those iconic places that everyone should visit at least once in their life. Like so many cities it has a rich cultural and historical past but its location and structure, make it...

  • Boy Scouse

    Boy Scouse

    Whether it’s because of Anfield, the Beatles or culture, everyone has a mental map of Liverpool. The very name conjures up images of a glorious maritime history, unparalleled musical heritage, one of the biggest football teams in world football,...

  • Saucy and scandalous?

    Saucy and scandalous?

    Briefly it was a hit on YouTube: a clip of chubby comedian Matt Whistler sliding down a snowy city street on a tray, naked and cheered on by his neighbours. Very Brighton, thought many residents of this seaside resort which revels in its...

  • London celebrates 40 years of theatre

    London celebrates 40 years of theatre

    International Theatre celebrates 40 years of Olivier Awards and London’s Victoria and Albert Museum greets this milestone by offering visitors an immersive experience in theatrical heritage. The V&A this year celebrates the rich creative theatre...

  • Top 10 family attractions in Dubai

    Top 10 family attractions in Dubai

    So you think that Dubai is just for the adults who enjoy shopping? Think again – the UAE’s most famous city is packed with fun activities for children and parents alike. Travelling with children can be very tiring; parents are always searching for...

  • Travel fair kicks off

    Travelling is, without doubt, one of man’s biggest passion. The MFCC Amitex Holiday Show, Malta’s travel fair, offers a solution to exhaust this passion, providing a wealth of knowledge about destinations to visit, packaged in the best deals to...

  • A quick guide to Hong Kong

    A quick guide to Hong Kong

    If you think that Hong Kong is just glass and steel you are very much mistaken. Sure, this pearl of Asia is lustrous, but shuck the husk and you’ll discover profound riches that shine even brighter. There’s no time like the present for a trip to...

  • Emirates to start service to Yangon and Hanoi

    Emirates to start service to Yangon and Hanoi

    Emirates will launch a daily service from Dubai to Yangon in Myanmar and Hanoi in Vietnam, starting August 3. Utilising a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a three-class configuration, this new route will strengthen Emirates’ network of destinations in...

  • ‘Travelling itself is one of the most important phenomena in fashion-making’

    ‘Travelling itself is one of the most important phenomena in fashion-making’

    Tell us something about yourself. I’m a couturier and production designer. My atelier focuses on the idea of timeless elegance, and reflects a sense of a researched and applied aestheticism. Its mission is to push artisanal design as a...

  • Keeping the memory alive

    Keeping the memory alive

    On a recent trip in January, the Chester Photographic Society invited me to join others on a day out experiencing and photographing one of the largest historical events to take place in the UK, the famous re-enactment of the Battle of Nantwich. I...

  • Tourism industry awards announced

    Tourism industry awards announced

    The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) has announced the winners of this year’s The Special Thanks and Recognition Awards (Star), which every year offer an opportunity to those working within the tourism industry to have their hard work...

  • Filming project spans 18 destinations

    Filming project spans 18 destinations

    Emirates and Boeing have partnered together to sponsor View from Above, one of the largest aerial filming projects ever conducted using unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones. Filming was conducted in 18 destinations on five...

  • ‘Don’t be a tourist, be a traveller’

    ‘Don’t be a tourist, be a traveller’

    Tell us something about yourself (what you do/hobbies etc) A freelance business development consultant with a flair for local music, an experienced event organiser and an enthusiastic social-media user. World cuisine is my life interest and...

  • The holy and the profane

    The holy and the profane

    The Air Malta stop at Reggio Calabria being a thing of the past, I had to switch to catamaran, bus and train to reach Reggio. The diesel railcar going south on the Ionian line ran through Melito Porto Salvo, the southernmost town on mainland Italy.

  • Travelling into the future

    Travelling into the future

    Imagination is our window into the future. Nasa takes this a step further by releasing a series of posters of imaginative travel destinations to offer people visions of the future. Maybe one day a package tour to Mars will be an entirely humdrum...

  • Tales of the unexpected

    Tales of the unexpected

    As the literary world gets ready to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth, travellers to Wales can enjoy a brief sojourn at his favourite holiday home. Kevin Borg experiences the full treatment at The Cabin in Tenby. A 100 years...

  • Unfinished business in New York

    Unfinished business in New York

    As The Metropolitan Museum of Art embarks on a new programme of educational initiatives specifically its modern and contemporary art branch at The Met Breuer, a new exhibition delves into a topic that still causes great division among art lovers –...

  • ‘Pack light and don’t overplan things’

    ‘Pack light and don’t overplan things’

    How often do you travel? Quite a few time a year, I would say between four and five times. Lately I’ve been taking shorter trips of four to five day, usually city breaks as city exploration is more my kind of relaxation. I do a lot of last minute...

  • ‘Travel recalibrates what is important in life’

    ‘Travel recalibrates what is important in life’

    Tell us something about yourself. I’m a marketing and PR consultant, an entrepreneur with a passion for dancing, fashion, travel and beautiful cars. I love travelling and fashion, so I recently started sharing my experiences via my fashion and...

  • An unrivalled love for land

    An unrivalled love for land

    Spectacular sunrises, fresh produce and no phone signal. Mark Strijbosch discovers that a week working the fields in Calabria offers one of the best ways to de-stress. A working holiday is a fantastic way to spend some time off your day job and,...

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