Category: Miscellaneuos

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The Maltese Door Knocker

One cannot visit Malta without noticing the typical Maltese architecture prevalent in most cities and villages around the islands. When it comes to the embellishment of their traditional houses and monuments, the Maltese are...

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Maltese Streets: Niches

The towns and villages of Malta and Gozo are particularly unique, and showcase a number of defining characteristics. Sporting a number of traditional and colourful features, they are charmingly retro at times, offering a...

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The Maltese Traditional Balconies

One of the first features many tourists seem to notice when they visit the Maltese islands, are the many traditional colourful balconies which dot mosty historical cities and villages in Malta and Gozo. Colourful,...

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Top 5 Wine Bars in Malta

During the last 10 years or so, the concept of the Wine Bar has gained in popularity, becoming an actual trend with not just the ‘young adult’ crowd, but also a way to unwind...

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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 Parish Festa in Hal Qormi

One of the things Malta is very well-known for, are its typical and traditional Parish Feasts. Malta is a very religious country; its official religion being mainly Catholic, and since the middle ages (if...