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  • Peru without a guide

    Peru without a guide

    In the first of a series of three travelogues, Mark Strijbosch is left slightly baffled as he travels from Lima, through rivers and lakes, until he’s finally on a long trek to Machu Picchu via Cusco, one of the country’s finest, highest and...

  • Hundreds of Air Malta tickets to be won this Saturday

    Hundreds of Air Malta tickets to be won this Saturday

    Hundreds of Air Malta Go Light flight tickets can be won this Saturday during a event being held at St Anne’s Square in Sliema between 10am till 2pm. The event, which will include various games, is aimed at promoting Air Malta’s latest product...

  • The land that time will never forget

    The land that time will never forget

    One of its most illustrious natives called it “a distant land” even though it is not that far away from any country in Europe. John Paul II must have had something else in mind when he made that statement soon after being elected pope – the first...

  • Soaking up the luxury in Cuba

    Soaking up the luxury in Cuba

    It was a difficult choice. It always is when you are lying on your stomach. Do you want the four hands or just two? The ‘Exotic Ceylan’ or the ‘Placid Paradise’? But when in Cuba and horizontal on your cama lounger in your own private, open-air...

  • L’Argimusco, Sicily’s own Neolithic mystery site

    L’Argimusco, Sicily’s own Neolithic mystery site

    As you drive away from the Taormina area towards the Nebrodi mountains, you get the sense of entering a completely different country. Yet the Nebrodi and the mountains nearby are still Sicily. Beyond Randazzo the scenery turns into a typical...

  • Air Malta adds Malaga to schedule

    Air Malta adds Malaga to schedule

    Next summer Air Malta will inaugurate a twice-weekly scheduled service to Malaga, the second most populous city of Andalusia and the sixth largest in Spain. This is the first time Air Malta will introduce scheduled services to the city and...

  • Great savings on flights to Cyprus with Emirates

    Great savings on flights to Cyprus with Emirates

    With its daily service between Malta and Cyprus, Emirates is offering winter escapes to Cyprus with Economy Class all-inclusive fares starting from €159, on companion basis. Available for outbound travel from Malta until March 31, 2018, with no...

  • Never bored with Bordeaux

    Never bored with Bordeaux

    Herman Grech finds much more than fine wine in the French town. Bruno, our flamboyant tour guide, pirouettes above the crowd on Rue Esprit des Lois and orders: “Come wiv me, I vill show you something vewy special.” We march into an outlet called...

  • Lady Di’s favourite hotel and island

    Lady Di’s favourite hotel and  island

    It is a strange feeling following in the flip-flop steps of royalty. And swimming in the same palm-fringed pool in which Lady Diana displayed her breaststroke and the boys learned to ‘bomb’. Although I doubt the resident labrador didn’t sink his...

  • 5 things to explore in Bordeaux

    5 things to explore in  Bordeaux

    Ramona Depares lets herself be seduced by wine, sights and food at the Unesco World Heritage city that sits coyly on the River Garonne, southwest France. When I was informed that our very Malta International Airport now offered a direct connection...

  • A playground for royalty

    A playground for royalty

    After a week in the southern part of Germany, Ray Bugeja could only agree with Queen Victoria who, after marrying her cousin, Prince Albert, in 1840, declared: “If I were not who I am, this would have been my real home...” A century ago, King...

  • Luxury in a smart space

    Luxury in a smart space

    Yotels are far, far more comfortable than morgues. And check-in and check-out times are more flexible. You can stay in them from four hours to 24. Yotels are also far more spacious than filing cabinet drawers and much better than elongated cat boxes.

  • Explore amazing destinations for less with Emirates

    Explore amazing destinations for less with Emirates

    Emirates is offering special Economy Class fares to select destinations across the Far East, Africa, Australasia and South Asian countries. Available for travel out of Malta, there is no better time for customers to take advantage of this limited...

  • A glimpse into Guizhou’s rich, colourful history

    A glimpse into Guizhou’s rich, colourful history

    A collection of 130 exhibits providing a glimpse of elaborate traditional costumes, silversmithing, painted opera masks, wax-dyed fabric and woven ornaments from Guizhou province in China is on its way to Malta. Guizhou province covers an area of...

  • The Pyrenean Way

    The Pyrenean Way

    Walking the Pyrenees mountain range, from seashore to ocean coast, is one long hike through an enchanting and wild environment. At an average of seven hours a day, walking the high GR10 trail across the French Pyrenees takes about a month if you...

  • Florence launches ‘How to Behave’ campaign

    Florence launches ‘How to Behave’ campaign

    Less than a month after Venice launched its #EnjoyRespectVenezia campaign aimed at changing tourist behaviour through fines, encouragement and a little bit of public shaming, Florence has followed suit. Tourism chief Anna Paola Concia unveiled a...

  • Radio listener wins Cyprus holiday with Emirates

    Radio listener wins Cyprus holiday with Emirates

    Alexandra Vella of Mellieħa is the lucky winner of the ‘Hello Emirates’ competition which ran on the breakfast show DANUSAN qumu presented by the popular duo Daniel Chircop and Sander Agius on Radju Malta. Mrs Vella won two Emirates Economy Class...

  • Prague named best city value for culture vultures

    Prague named best city value for culture vultures

    Culture vultures looking to save on the cost of a city break could consider heading to Prague, a report suggests. The cost of six cultural highlights in Prague has fallen by nearly 26% since last year to £93.58, according to the Post Office's...

  • Athens: the shock of the new

    Athens: the shock of the new

    As the Greek capital suffered the ravages of the economic crisis over the past decade a quiet revolution took place: a redefinition of what a ‘boutique hotel‘ can be. Mike Sweet celebrates a renaissance in the art of Athenian accommodation. A...

  • Air Malta dedicates August to Inspire

    This month, Air Malta will be helping the Inspire Foundation by collecting funds on board the airline’s flights towards this cause. Inspire believes that everyone has the right to equality and inclusion. Its mission is to try to help everyone with...