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  • 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...

  • Enhanced luxury services on the Queen Mary 2

    Enhanced luxury services on the Queen Mary 2

    Queen Mary 2’s Queens and Princess Grill suites and restaurants will undergo lavish enhancements in May and June 2016, ascending to a new level of luxury, sharing company with the world’s finest five-star hotels. The Cunard Grills experience...

  • Night at the museums

    Night at the museums

    This year, museums, galleries, historical houses and spaces and other places of interest across the UK take part in the first ever Museums at Night October festival over Halloween weekend, with a dazzling array of special, night-time events. If...

  • Readers’ Reviews

    Readers’ Reviews

    My boyfriend and I recently spent four days in the picturesque village of Bellagio, which lies on the banks of Lake Como. The whole area is spectacular – there are mountains in the distance, beautiful villas, exquisite restaurants right by the...

  • ‘Don’t plan every second of your holiday’

    ‘Don’t plan every second of your holiday’

    Fashion designer and illustrator Sef Farrugia loves random encounters and unplanned exploration. She shares some of her best travel recollections with us. Tell us something about yourself. I returned to the rock three years ago and I’m loving it.

  • Around the world in 90 days

    Around the world in 90 days

    In this first of a short series exploring a couple’s adventures travelling the world on their honeymoon, Fiona Vella introduces us to Jennifer Cusba and Alan Borg, who talk about starting married life with a definite case of wanderlust. “They say...

  • Not a cliché

    Not a cliché

    Visiting Liverpool and a Jackson Pollock admirer? Blind Spots, an exhibition showing at the Tate Liverpool, showcases works from his black pourings period together for the first time in over 30 years. Such is the fame of abstract expressionist...

  • The importance of travelling in education

    The importance of travelling in education

    Academic, researcher and Heritage Malta’s senior curator at the National Museum of Fine Arts Alexander Debono – who is currently leading MUŻA, the new national museum of art for Valletta’s European Capital of Culture 2018 – shares insights on his...

  • Camden Town – The Alternative Shopping Venue in London

    Camden Town – The Alternative Shopping Venue in London

    It is an undeniable fact that most people annually visit London for no other reason than to re-stock their wardrobes. Although personally my priorities are somewhat different, I must say that in my case, too, a trip to London generally always...

  • The Catholic voice in Zambia

    The Catholic voice in Zambia

    The parish church of St Ignatius in Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Zambia, in southern Africa, is home to a fine musical tradition, but many of its parishioners say it is at the 10am Sunday Mass that you hear truly celestial music. Both the Folk Choir and...

  • ‘Travel heightens the senses’

    ‘Travel heightens the senses’

    Tell us something about yourself. I’m a fine artist, specialising in photo-graphy and residing in Xagħra. And I run a kiosk at St Marija Bay, in Comino. How often do you travel? Few trips are planned from a very long time ahead. Usually my travels...

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