Malta contains multitudes. Despite being the smallest member of the European Union, the Mediterranean archipelago below Sicily bears traces of numerous peoples and conquerors: Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Spanish, French and, most notably, the European crusader knights known as the Order of Malta. Preachers (St.Paul), painters (Caravaggio) and politicians (Napoleon) have washed up on the rocky sun-roasted shores and left marks too… continue reading on the New York Times site.
Has your mind ever gone a-blank when a foreign friend visits and asks where the best place to get local food is? Yep – happens to all of us. Thankfully the public has voted for which Maltese restaurants they think are the best on the island.
We’ve hand picked six from the list so that next time you’ll be ready… read more on lovinmalta.com
Fierce knights, ancient cities, gorgeous swimming spots and the odd tortured genius: why Malta is the Mediterranean’s secret hot spot.
On the tiny island of Malta, it is easy to forget where you are. Sit in one of its sunny piazzas overlooking a baroque church, and you might think you are in Italy. Cruise along a coastal road, past pretty fishing ports washed by aquamarine waters, and it feels a lot like Croatia. Wander through Roman ruins or down the narrow streets of Arab-influenced towns, and you could be in Spain.
Read more: http://www.traveller.com.au/the-mediterraneans-best-kept-secret-gpgysx#ixzz4gQ4E0s00
For such a small place, there’s a lot that’s written online about Malta. We have scoured the internet for some of the best, and present below our top 10 list of the best top 10s.
We are really looking forward to welcoming you to The Follow the Entrepreneur Investor Summit, our 2 day event running 10th / 11th July. In the week running up to this Mediterranean showcase of “The Future of” Keynotes, Investor networking and Entrepreneurial match-making, we are preparing an exciting range of events, get togethers, and suggestions for great ways to spend a Summer holiday that genuinely mixes business with pleasure – enjoy!
Is Malta really that small? Yes. It’s 27km long and 14.5km wide, with 196.8km of coastline in Malta and 56.01km of coastline on Gozo. The islands cover a total of 316 km².
Without traffic (which is a problem from 7:30am – 9:00am and 5:00pm – 7:00pm) it shouldn’t take you more than 40 minutes to drive across the whole island… Read more, on lovinmalta.com
In the run up to Dialogue‘s interview with global business pioneer Julie Meyer, she discusses the strategic importance of Malta – the tiny Mediterranean island from which she is connecting tech startups with big capital.
By now, wine has become an integral part of Malta’s culture (and economy). If you were looking for something a bit more special than just sitting down at a table and ordering a bottle of your favourite red or white, however, there are some great wineries around the island to visit.
Here are five amazing Maltese wineries that will take you behind the scenes of some of the country’s finest wines… read more on lovinmalta.com
If you’re looking for slower pace all-inclusive villa or farmhouse holiday, then Gozo is the perfect island. This sister Island of Malta, is green, rugged and rural. It is a tranquil haven for those looking to relax. With a spectacular coast, Gozo is famous for some of the Mediterranean’s best dive sites. Gozo is simply a stunning island. You can be guaranteed a peaceful and relaxing holiday with luxury accommodation built for those with the highest expectations… read more on sun chateaux.com
If you’re visiting Malta for the first time you’ll probably be pleasantly surprised by its relative affordability. From transport, to cocktails, to a brand new nationality – we’ve put a price on everything.
Just so that you are well-prepared ahead of your holiday, here’s a list of what money will get you at various different price points… read more on lovinmalta.com
Ristorante La Vela has been awarded top overall restaurant in Malta by The Definitive(ly) Good Guide. Ristorante La Vela was also awarded for Best Food, Best Ambience, Best Service and Commended Wine List for its original selection of Italian wines.
Located in the gardens of Pieta adjacent to the yacht marina, Ristorante La Vela is described by the guide as a “hidden jewel on the water’s edge”… read more on lovinmalta.com