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  • Tea buffs

    Tea buffs

    Sri Lanka teaches you to tell your “Uda Pussellawa” from your “Uva”. My guru smacked his lips appreciatively. An almost Buddhist-like calm suffused his face. He swooned as he swilled, blissfully savouring the anti-oxidants. “The loose leaf...

  • Mein Schiff 2 launches 2016 schedule

    Mein Schiff 2 launches 2016 schedule

    Mein Schiff 2 will next year be using the Grand Harbour as its home port. It will be sailing from Valletta every Sunday between May 8 and October 16. The destinations are two of their most popular Mediterranean itineraries – Pearls of Adriatic...

  • Escape to the Aeolie

    Escape to the Aeolie

    I am just about to dip a fresh brioche into a coffee granita topped with freshly whipped panna – and it’s only breakfast time. I’m in the Isole Eolie, a volcanic chain of seven tiny islands north of Sicily. From Malta, it’s the shortest of flights...

  • ‘Seville is home to my biggest passion’

    ‘Seville is home to my biggest passion’

    Flamenco, wine, culture and good food are Ingrid Sciberras’s ingredients for the perfect holiday. She shares parts of her travel journal with us. I am a Flamenco dance Teacher and Dancer and director of Alegria. Flamenco is my passion. I love...

  • Tying the knot, setting the house on fire

    Tying the knot, setting the house on fire

    From kidnapping the bride to setting houses on fire, Veronica Stivala had her baptism, quite literally, of fire in a typical, and not so typical Bavarian wedding. I had been looking forward to Stefan and Stefanie’s wedding for months. While there...

  • Single in the city

    Single in the city

    Gone are the days when bachelor and bachelorette parties were simple get-togethers with friends, alcohol and perhaps an entertainer of the opposite sex. Nowadays, those on the brink of a lifetime of commitment are seeking ways to fully enjoy their...

  • A meaningful experience

    A meaningful experience

    Fathom is a different kind of cruise that combines your love of travel with the desire to make a difference in the world. It is a new category of travel: social impact travel. Part of the Carnival Corporation family of 10 brands, Fathom offers...

  • ‘I couldn’t be creative if I didn’t travel’

    ‘I couldn’t be creative if I didn’t travel’

    Tell us something about yourself. I am a professional freelance photographer and while I try not to limit myself with the very popular notion of specialisation, I tend to focus more on food, architecture, furniture, portrait and corporate...

  • A hidden beauty spot

    A hidden beauty spot

    In contrast to the city of Beijing, wherein we visited some of the most splendid sites of Chinese historical significance, Shanghai seemed bound to impress us with its ultra modern, cosmopolitan character and its new high rises. Even though we...

  • Pushing physical boundaries

    Pushing physical boundaries

    The fact that he wasn’t a veteran cyclist did not discourage Hilary Galea-Lauri from cycling across the UK in aid of charity. He shares the myriad memorable moments from the trip, together with some advice for those wanting to attempt a similar...

  • Maltese entrepreneur at Turkey luxury expo

    Maltese entrepreneur at Turkey luxury expo

    Stephen Cordina, who is best known for his luxurious, scented candles and range of bodycare products under the name of Stephen Cordina Aroma & Therapy, exhibited his creations at inVoyage 2015, Kempinski Barbados Bay Hotel in Bodrum,...

  • New amenity kits for Emirates business class

    New amenity kits for Emirates business class

    Emirates have launched a new luxury amenity kit, which is distributed to all business class passengers as a gift. The kits have been designed in collaboration with Italian brand Bvlgari and are already onboard all flights. The initiative is a...

  • ‘Face the beauty outside of your comfort zone’

    ‘Face the beauty outside of your comfort zone’

    Tell us something about yourself. I’m actually a very busy person; however, I consider myself lucky because what I do to earn a living is also a passion. I am a designer and photographer and, for the past five years I have been a creative partner...

  • Between meals in New Orleans

    Between meals in New Orleans

    A decade after Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc and tragedy over the Big Easy, Miriam Calleja discovers a city that has bounced back on its feet to delight travellers’ senses. I like to think of New Orleans fondly as New York’s younger, raunchier...

  • Sicily’s spookiest site

    Sicily’s spookiest site

    In keeping with the upcoming Halloween celebrations, Melisande Aquilina remembers a visit to a particularly eerie shrine in Sicily – the mummified corpses at the Capuchin catacombs. As the barrage of Halloween parties approaches, together with the...

  • ‘There is no place I would not visit’

    ‘There is no place I would not visit’

    Tell us about yourself. I’m an artist and designer at Que Design Studio. I seek to share beautiful things with others through my creations. I also collaborate on a number of philanthropic projects with voluntary organisations close to my heart,...

  • Where wildlife still flourishes

    Where wildlife still flourishes

    No hunting has been allowed on the Danube Delta for the past five years and the results are spectacular. I was there to enjoy the unspoilt natural beauty and to capture the essence of the river’s wildlife and fishermen, an experience that is...

  • Art as protest

    Art as protest

    Challenging the misconception that pop art was the sole domain of the white male, The EY Exhibition: The World Goes Pop reveals how a diversity of artists from around the world used the art movement as a protest against the market dominance of...

  • ‘The rest of the world is on my bucket list’

    ‘The rest of the world is on my bucket list’

    Jacob Sammut never travels anywhere without his favourite companions – a camera and rolls of film. He shares some of his experiences. Tell us something about yourself. I’m a 30-year-old freelance photographer currently reading for a BA in...

  • Dancing with disaster

    Dancing with disaster

    Veronica Stivala has had her fair share of travel disasters. She shares them for your amusement, and that you may at least avoid her pitfalls. I’m writing this as I sit on a plane. The passengers sitting next to me have kept to themselves, but I...

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