An Apiary on Malta’s Xemxija Heritage Trail

Since ancient times, the island of Malta has been renowned for its splendid honey. There’s even some speculation that the country’s name has its origins in honey. The ancient Greeks referred to Malta as “Melite” (Μελίτη), translating to “honey sweet.” During the Roman period, the island was called “Melita.” In Latin, “mel” means honey.

A Guide to Exploring Valletta: Malta’s Tiny, But Mighty, Capital City

What to see and do in the captivating Mediterranean city of Valletta, Malta.

Exploring Malta’s Roman Roots at the Domus Romana Museum

From magnificent mosaics to marble statues, the Domus Romana Museum offers a wonderful peek at the island’s ancient Roman heritage.