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Riding around Gozo

Gozo, Malta’s sister island and the second largest one in the Maltese archipelago, is a treasure-trove full of natural landscapes, verdant flora, lush foliage, crystalline beaches, and unique panoramas. Apart from enjoying peaceful walks...

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The Feast of Saint Paul

The feast of Saint Paul’s Shipwreck is a holiday unique to Malta, as it celebrates the event of Saint Paul’s shipwreck on the island around A. D. 60. The account of Saint Paul’s shipwreck...

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The Silver Cigarette Case

The story I am about to relate, is perhaps one of the most popular ghost stories in Malta. It is set in an opulent seventeenth century old house in St. Ursula Street in Malta’s...

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Kalkara

Kalkara, whose name and motto are derived from its lime deposits (‘kalkara tal-ġir’, means ‘lime kiln’), started out as a small fishing hamlet and a resort area. Situated in the eastern part of Malta,...

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Maltese Stone Crosses

The symbol of the cross has a very special and characteristic meaning in Malta. The George Cross, which bears witness to the heroism and devotion of the Maltese, is to be found on the...

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Perilous Poltergeists

In this article, I am going to discuss the presence of malevolent forces i.e. ghosts that intend to frighten the occupants, in Maltese homes. For those of you who are sceptics like I used...