Birgu Fest – A Candlelight Festival in Vittoriosa

    Birgu, also called Vittoriosa, is one of Malta’s oldest cities. It is one of the “Three Cities”: Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua. I update this post every year, the dates for the this year’s Birgu Fest (2024) can be found at the end of the article. Read to find out if it’s worth your while. Spoiler: I personally wasn’t disappointed. What is Birgu Fest about? The festival was originally held to showcase Vittoriosa’s historical architecture. It was later renamed to Birgu Fest and includes a concert, reduced museum prices, mini cruises, screenings, and food stalls. The highlight of Birgu…

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The Maltese Islands – Gozo

The Maltese Islands – Gozo

Gozo is the second biggest of the Maltese islands, and a must visit when in Malta. Think of it as a more serene, cleaner version of mainland Malta. There are many sites to see on this island, it is rich in history. You may want to book yourself a room, or villa and spend more than one day on the island. Places to go  while in Gozo 1.Victoria – The capital. A good place to visit quaint shops with Gozitan crafts and more. 2. Citadella – The fort, originally built by the Romans in the heart of  Victoria then rebuilt by…

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Getting around in Malta

Getting around in Malta

This Mediterranean Island is the ideal getaway for many, but getting from A to B can be so tricky you might want to pull your hair out. Nothing gets me in the feels more than feeling stranded in a foreign land, without the information I need to help myself. I have lived in Malta for a year now and have learnt a few things, so do not despair, I am happy to share! 1. At the airport If you have nothing arranged prior, take the white cabs at the exit itself. There is a taxi stand just outside arrivals, with…

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Valentine’s Weekend in Malta

Valentine’s Weekend in Malta View Post
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