Malta: The Medieval Streets of Mdina

Malta: The Medieval Streets of Mdina

Mdina is a fortified city, situated on the highest hill in Malta, in the northern region. Back in the day, until the medieval times, it was in fact Malta's capital. The city still remains within the city walls and have a population of only approximately 300 people. The history of Mdina can be traced back more than 4000 [...]

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Malta: Visiting Valletta – An Introduction

Malta: Visiting Valletta – An Introduction

We only spent a few hours in Valletta and I can tell you straight away that a few hours was NOT enough. I loved Valletta; it was my favourite place in Malta. Unfortunately, we left our visit to Valletta until our last day on the island so didn’t have the opportunity to return to explore [...]

Malta: Cruising to the Island of Comino

Malta: Cruising to the Island of Comino

Comino is a tiny island (3.5 square kilometres in area) and is the third and smallest island of the Maltese archipelago which includes Malta and Gozo. Over the years it has been home to farmers, privately owned and even abandoned altogether. Nowadays, Comino is a bird sanctuary and nature reserve with only four permanent residents. It is extremely popular with tourists, [...]