Sink or swim? Why the Maldives is swimming

Made up of more than 1,000 coral islands floating in the middle of the Indian Ocean, this unique tropical...

Welsh and Scottish rum

Wales has a long history of spirit distillation, originating to the 4th century AD off its north coast. But...

Air Malta announces Ibiza schedule

Flights now on sale

Floating on the abyss

Melisande Aquilina visits the Punkva Caves to the north of Brno, which showcase one of the natural wonders of the...

My hunt for Rome’s forgotten jewels

From the travel diary of Robert Cachia.

Raising a toast

Richard Dodderidge Blackmore’s classic romance Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor is celebrating its...

Roman holiday

The wonders of Rome are legendary. I have yet to meet someone who has never heard about the majestic Coliseum,...

Lavish South Africa

Re-purposing is on-trend. China’s Alila Yangshuo Hotel was a sugar mill. Amsterdam’s Conservatorium...

Solarino – Sicilian city linked to St Paul

A number of Sicilian towns have claimed that they were paid a visit by St Paul after he left Malta but it is...

Oh my Prague!

Having heard for a long time that Prague is the most Gothic city in Europe, last year I finally decided to ignore...

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Emirates celebrates Australia Day in Malta

Emirates Airlines celebrated Australia Day in Malta with local journalists at Chukkas restaurant. Right from the...

The Beatles reborn

What do Prince Charles and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, have in common with Nicole Kidman, Kate Winslet,...

Alleviating the suffering of hundreds of lepers

Today marks World Leprosy Day

The new soap opera

Artisanal handmade soaps have become big business. Hobbies have become jobs, writes Kevin Pilley

Best New Uniform award for Turkish Airlines

The “Best New Uniform 2018” award has gone to Turkish Airlines’ new cabin uniforms. In...

Scenic, beautiful Lampedusa

Lampedusa, the largest of the three Pelagian Islands, offers crystal clear waters and lovely sandy beaches,...

Somerset: where time loses all meaning

The old market town of Bruton in Somerset, like the nearby town of Frome, is self-consciously cool. The epitome...

Niagara ice wine crawl

Every January, over three weekends, Niagara-on-the Lake, an hour from Toronto and 400 miles from New York,...

Krakow’s pinball and bagel museums

Given a choice between Auchwitz and pinball, Kevin Pilley chooses the latter, getting the...

Have yourself a Daffy Christmas

The UK’s small batch, artisanal gin boom has now been commemorated by the UK’s first limited edition,...