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  • Knights in white satin

    Knights in white satin

    Rhodes’ Old Town holds its secrets close – ancient tales of faith, conquest and resistance. Mike Sweet visits the former home of the Knights of Malta to reveal its hidden treasures – and a sublime refuge. More than two million international...

  • Country of contrasts

    Country of contrasts

    Having been raised outside our beautiful islands, there was truly nothing more wonderful than the first sight of Malta as we would descend into its torched landscape for two or three months of sun, sea and freedom every summer; my trip to Cyprus...

  • Emirates wins Best Airline Worldwide at Business Traveller Awards

    Emirates wins Best Airline Worldwide at Business Traveller Awards

    Emirates’ focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations both in the air and on the ground were recognised with four accolades at the ‎Business Traveller Middle East 2017 Awards. At a ceremony attended by key travel industry executives,...

  • A trip to the land of the thunder dragon

    A trip to the land of the thunder dragon

    Michelle Zammit and Nikki Vella are a couple from Malta struck by wanderlust and curiosity. A pharmacist and a mechanical engineer, they have travelled to over 60 countries in five continents and have recently traded their full-time jobs for an...

  • Dubai: leaving no stone unturned

    Dubai: leaving  no stone unturned

    Fashion and travel blogger Grazielle Camilleri is fascinated by her first ever visit to Dubai, a country that offers practically anything you want to do under the sun. Dubai has been on my personal travel bucket list for a long time. I was also...

  • Air Malta connects Malta with North Africa again

    Air Malta connects Malta with North Africa again

    Air Malta is reconnecting Malta to North Africa following the restart of scheduled services between the island and Tunis Carthage Airport from June 26. “We are very excited to announce that we will be returning to North Africa this summer with up...

  • Creating great moments together in Cyprus with Emirates

    Creating great moments together in Cyprus with Emirates

    Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline that flies daily from Malta to Larnaca and onward to Dubai, is offering a companion fare promotion on flights to Larnaca, Cyprus. Two or more passengers travelling together in Economy Class can...

  • Fallen arches

    Fallen arches

    The recent collapse of the Azure Window in Dwejra elicited a mixed bag of reactions from Maltese, Gozitans and tourists in the local and international media and social networks. Understandably, Gozitans registered a deep sense of loss at the...

  • Book early, pay less with Emirates

    Book early, pay less with Emirates

    Travellers making their travel plans in advance now have the opportunity of paying less, as Emirates is offering a range of special fares on selected destinations for bookings made before the end of this month. Destinations include more than two...

  • Easy guide to travelling with your children

    Easy guide to travelling with your children

    Taking your children on holiday is a great way to create memories that will last a lifetime. However, travelling with children can also be quite stressful if you’re not well prepared. Whether it’s a three-day getaway or a three-week-long holiday,...

  • Discover the beautiful Greek Islands

    Discover the beautiful Greek Islands

    For many travellers, Greece brings to mind images of a trip to the Greek islands, with whitewashed houses, stunning beaches and warm temperatures. Even though this is very much part of Greece, it is by far not a complete picture. Greece is an...

  • Globe-scooting family set to visit Malta to film travel series

    Globe-scooting family set to visit Malta to film travel series

    The Kid Trotter family scoots into Malta on April 13 to film their international family travel series – an innovative collection of travel videos for families worldwide. Invited by the Malta Tourism Authority and Micro scooters, the family will...

  • Romans fear new lights will kill romance

    Romans fear new lights will kill romance

    Many Rome residents are angry that the city's golden-hued streetlights are being replaced by colder LED lighting that, they say, destroys the romance. Pascale Davies reports.

  • A land of unspoilt open spaces where tradition still reigns supreme

    A land of unspoilt open spaces where tradition still reigns supreme

    “Once you visit Cyprus and experience its multifaceted beauty, you will never want to leave,” our guide said prophetically on the first day of our stay on this jewel of the Mediterranean, not entirely worlds apart from our own beautiful country.

  • Generation Jaws

    Generation Jaws

    As a member of generation Jaws, sharks have always inspired a fascination and a frisson of fear. My husband, however, is an out and out shark lover. He is also a Valentine’s baby, which is why, at 7am on Valentine’s Day, I found myself on the...

  • Masters of portraiture

    Masters of portraiture

    The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt brings together 50 drawings showcasing Britain’s finest collections by artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Dürer, Rubens and Rembrandt in one exhibition in London. The National Portrait Gallery...

  • Retrospective of little-known French realist photographer

    Retrospective of little-known French realist photographer

    A photographer with a keen eye, Eli Lotar has been given full recognition in an exhibition of rare beauty at the Jeu de Paume in Paris. Comprising 100 photos, viewers are taken on a journey through the avant-garde, devilishly modern and...

  • A popular oasis in the heart of Canada

    A popular  oasis in the heart of Canada

    Part of the Montreal Botanical Garden in Canada, opposite the Olympic Stadium, is the Montreal Insectarium. The largest in North America, it used to have an annual Insect Tasting Day. On the menu were zero fat, ecologically important yellow...

  • ‘The Vulgar’ moves to Vienna

    ‘The Vulgar’ moves to Vienna

    The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined is a controversial yet compelling topic of taste in fashion. Currently on display at the Winter Palace in Vienna, The Vulgar offers creations by leading designers, spanning a period from the Renaissance through to...

  • Delphi – the centre of the world

    Delphi – the centre of the world

    Trudging beneath the scorching sun up the steep slope connecting the Delphi Archaeological Museum to the actual archaeological site 200 metres up Mount Parnassus, Melisande Aquilina tried to convince herself that the eagle’s nest of ancient ruins...

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