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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A visit to Popeye’s Village

A visit to Popeye’s Village

  Popeye’s Village is a quaint little village tucked away on one of Malta’s rocky shores. A relic from the movie on Popeye the Sailor-man that was shot here decades ago, they’ve kept this themed piece of rock true to the movie set. While it is not skydive-exciting, it is worth a visit for adults too. See, I thought it was a children only place but it turned out different. Parts of it burnt down years ago but they were able to rebuild it. Popeye’s Village makes for a good view of the rocky island from here, the scenery is quite…

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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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Valentine’s Weekend in Malta

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