Category: Experience the South Villages

Experience Zejtun during the Olive Oil Festival

Zejtun attracted me for a special Festival: Zejt iz-Zejtun! Hi Explorers 🙂 In this article I’m going to share with you my first experience of Zejtun, a beautiful village in the South East of Malta. There are many ways and times to explore a new village and all can give you different emotions. It could be a cloudy day where I like to see the yellow Maltese walls reflecting on the pods, or a sunny spring morning where I love open my arms and feel the warm of the sun, wherever I am I open my arms and I feel…being part...

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The historical origins of Zejtun in a gastronomic event

MEETING WITH THE MAYOR, JOE ATTARD  ZEJT IZ-ZEJTUN A PROJECT OF HERITAGE REGENERATION   Hello explorers 🙂 Last time I brought you to Zejtun for the charming and tasting event of Zejt iz-Zejtun or the Festival of the Olive Oil. In that article, click here, I showed you the magic of Zejtun dressed up in a medieval style to celebrate the new olive-picking season, an event full of colours, music, local food and the magic of the Knight of Malta parade (see the video click here). I definitely wanted to know more about this event and why it is...

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Qrendi: One of Malta’s Best Kept Secrets

A secret is something hidden from your eyes and surely something appealing to be discovered! When it comes to secrets linked to a territory and its village I think that one of the best way to discover its secrets is to meet the locals. Usually the locals possess the secrets of their village, the stories, the curiosities that are handed down from grandfather to grandson, while hand in hand accompanies him at school or for a stroll during the summer holidays. The South of Malta is like a treasure chests, every village has its own character made by the...

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A Sunday stroll in Qrendi

Among the many things that I like to do in this world, one THAT always gives me A good feeling…the Sunday stroll! I think that the Sunday stroll is like a tradition and a custom for every family who can reserve the Sunday for an open-air activity. My destination for this mid November Sunday was Qrendi. The sky in the South of Malta seemed to have the intention to rain and the sunrays gently filtered the clouds, almost vaporizing themselves on the countryside around. From the last bus stop in Zurrieq, a village of which I post about recently, I...

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St George’s Chapel, a piece of the Knights of Malta’s History

Hi guys in this article we are going to discover a piece of the history and of the life of the Knights of Malta, hidden in a small chapel, St George’s Chapel. This tiny church is located in Birzebugga, in the South East of Malta just in front of St George Bay. If you would like to visit it keep in mind that it is opened very early in the morning. When I went there it was Sunday the 14th, Valentine’s Day, a special day that celebrates love 🙂 Well, I can say that in Malta for this special day,...

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