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  • Is Valletta Europe’s most underrated city?

    Is Valletta Europe’s most underrated city?

    March 17th, 2017Abigail Blasi
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    Valletta, the Maltese capital, has been missing from the tourist radar for years. This sixteenth-century city has remained remarkably preserved, a grid of elegant houses with a view of the sea at the end of every cobbled street. And now, as the European Capital of Culture for 2018, it’s starting to get noticed. Here’s what you need... Read more »

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  • Make the most of Malta: a first-timer’s guide

    Make the most of Malta: a first-timer’s guide

    March 22nd, 2016Andy Turner
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    For a few chunks of rock in the southern Mediterranean, Malta is a hugely versatile destination. Like its unique language, the country is an intriguing blend of Italian, Arabic and British influences, a legacy of centuries of invasion and assimilation. As its capital, Valletta, gears up for a stint as European City of Culture in 2018, Andy... Read more »

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  • Life on GMT: Gozo Maybe Time

    Life on GMT: Gozo Maybe Time

    July 2nd, 2015Juliet Rix
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    It starts as soon as the ferry pulls away from the quay. Heading out from the bustle of the main island of Malta into the shimmering blue waters of the Gozo Channel, the Mediterranean sun warm on your skin, tensions just ebb away. Sliding past the tiny island of Comino, its solitary defensive tower giving... Read more »

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  • 9 new tourist attractions to visit in 2015

    9 new tourist attractions to visit in 2015

    January 7th, 2015Helen Ochyra
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    With a whole host of new attractions opening this year, from world-record-beating skyscrapers to whacky amusement parks, there’s plenty to get your teeth into. To help you decide where to visit, we’ve picked the top 9 new tourist attractions around the world.  Shanghai Tower, China A better symbol of China’s continuing march forward would be harder to... Read more »

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  • The best of the world’s smallest countries

    The best of the world’s smallest countries

    October 29th, 2014Greg Dickinson
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