Since ancient times, the Mediterranean 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, for example, referred to Malta as “Melite” (Μελίτη), which translates to “honey sweet.” And during the Roman period, the island was called “Melita.” InContinue reading “An Apiary on Malta’s Xemxija Heritage Trail”
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A Descent into Malta’s Mystical Hypogeum
Forgotten for millennia, Malta’s subterranean Hypogeum offers a fascinating look into the island’s mysterious Temple Builders.
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.
Malta’s Cliff-Diving Dog Captures Hearts Around the World
Mingling with Malta’s famous diving dog — a Jack Russell Terrier named Titti.
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.
Harvesting Sea Salt on the Maltese Island of Gozo
Gozo is home to gorgeous cliffs and beaches — and some fabulous salt pans, which are still in use today.
Into the Blue: A Mediterranean Sailing Trip from Malta to Comino
For millennia, people have sailed the waters near Malta. Even today, a sailing excursion is still one of the best ways to explore this island nation.
Putting Malta in the Limelight: Valletta’s Manoel Theatre
Opened in Valletta in 1732, the Manoel Theatre has hosted knights, generals, and heads of state.