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The Maltese ‘Girna’

The Maltese ‘girna’ or corbelled stone hut, is perhaps the most primitive vernacular structure in the Maltese Islands. It is normally found in the Maltese countryside, and is basically a single room erected using undressed...

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Maltese Wayside Chapels

The Maltese Islands are a beautiful maze of historical buildings, medieval streets and winding alleys, sporting both the modern aspect of bustling life, as well as more traditional rural characteristics, which take us back...

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Best 5 Pizzerias in Malta

Maltese cuisine is very much influenced by our next door neighbouring country, Italy. Starting from tasty pasta, to delicious sauces, creamy desserts, and a rich focus on delicatessen and milk-products, the Maltese have never...

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The Magnificent Fort Saint Elmo

Fort Saint Elmo, named after the patron saint of mariners, is a star-shaped medieval Fort in Valletta, Malta’s capital city. The bastioned structure stands on the peninsula between Marsamxett Harbour and the Grand Harbour,...

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My Favourite 5 Asian Restaurants

Malta is mostly well-known for its tasty Mediterranean food and diet. Considering the local abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, this is really not surprising, especially since our very own recipes are so good...

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Visiting Fort Saint Angelo

The 8th of September in Malta is a very special date. It marks the National Holiday of Victory Day, which celebrates the victory of the Knights of the Order of Saint John in 1565....