March 4, 2024
In the world of wine, the journey from vine to bottle is a fascinating blend of history, tradition, and innovation. In this feature, we embark on a captivating exploration of the Award in Maltese Wines course offered at the Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS), delving into the rich tapestry of Maltese winemaking.
March 3, 2024
In the heart of Mriehel, Malta, stands a testament to dedication and hard work – the MTA Stores. For the past three decades, two stalwarts, Godfrey Farrugia and Albert Aquilina, have been the unsung heroes behind the scenes, ensuring the smooth operation of this treasure trove of promotional materials that play a pivotal role in the Malta Tourism Authority's (MTA) global outreach.
February 4, 2024
The particularity of wine, when compared to other alcoholic products is that each vintage is characterised by the year’s particular growing climate. Some vintages remain popular with the connoisseur for their exceptional qualities. Vintage 2023 will however be remembered more with the growers for the challenges brought by the climatic conditions during the growing seasons.
January 31, 2024
Adaptive reuse projects are on the rise following the need for breathing new interiors into vacant buildings. Preserving cultural heritage, rising construction cost and land scarcity are all valid reasons to reimagine the built environment.
January 27, 2024
What is someone who goes from one country to another called? Tourist, traveller? And what, if any, is the difference? Does anyone care? After all, one of the most quoted pieces of literature must surely be, ‘What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.’
January 25, 2024
St Julian’s is renowned for its vibrant nightlife, and more recently emerging as Malta’s budding contemporary culinary scene. Amidst the eclectic foodie scene, stands our newest local spot for all things food and retail, Mercury, designed by the late Zaha Hadid.
January 20, 2024
In the last couple of issues we dove into the wonders of both macro and micro fungi and their fascinating diversity in the kitchen. From the finesse of truffles to the floral funk of miso, these fungi have shaped, and are still shaping international cuisine as a whole.
January 14, 2024
"We cannot, and should not, engage in price-driven tourism. Instead, our focus is to offer a quality holiday experience."
January 4, 2024
As a Pastry Chef, Baker, and New Yorker, I am well-versed in the art of making, fermenting, baking, and most of all eating sourdough bread.