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Exploring Malta: 5 Beautiful Reasons to Visit Malta

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Thinking of your next holiday destination? You may not have considered Malta, but as you read the rest of this post, things can change. You might fall in love with this place, giving you a good reason to book your ticket now and start exploring this paradise, which may be …

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Backpacking in Malta

Backpacking in Malta

Malta is a country that is not necessarily an obvious choice for a backpacker but has so much to offer! Below we have listed some of the reasons why you should add it to your list! The archipelago of Malta is made up of three major islands, Malta, Gozo and …

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The Mighty Knights of Malta!

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The Knights of Malta (full name: the Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem) were formed in 1085 and were originally a community of monks who were responsible for taking care of the sick at the Hospital of St John in Jerusalem. Years later, the Knights became a …

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The Maltese Cross

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The Maltese cross is a familiar symbol worldwide and we are sure you will have seen it somewhere or other, even if you didn’t realise! The cross is the symbol of the Knights of Malta which are also known as the Knights Hospitaller. The first evidence of the Maltese Cross …

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Time to celebrate- Victory Day!

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The 8th September is one of the most important national holidays in Malta. The day ‘Victory Day’ or ‘Il-Vitoria’ commemorates several different important events from Malta’s history. Although Malta is only a small island, it’s central Mediterranean location has resulted in it being susceptible to several nations trying to take …

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The Iconic Malta Bus

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Whilst nowadays the buses that serve the public transport networks in Malta are modern and look similar to buses that you will find across many other European countries, this was not always the case. In fact it was only in 2011 when the new modern fleet of buses arrived in …

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Religion in Malta

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The majority of Malta’s population is Roman Catholic and indeed Roman Catholicism is also the state religion. For such a tiny island there are 365 churches! Most of these churches were built around the 17th century and they are still a very prominent element of the Maltese culture and way …

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Too cute! Maltese Dogs

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Maltese dogs are the cutest dogs with their beautiful silky white coat and dark eyes. Estimates believe that the Maltese dog breed originated at least 2 millennia ago! Despite it’s name there is no proper scientific evidence that the dogs did actually originate from Malta! However it is a popular …

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