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The wild side of Wied il-Ghasri

The wild side of Wied il-Ghasri, with the Gordan Lighthouse in the background, surrounded by the lush green Gozitan Autumn hills, is an outstanding area of natural beauty. Wied il-Ghasri can be easily reached on foot from Marsalforn Bay. It’s a 40 min walk through the saltpans along the coastline.  The same route is alsoRead More

The amazing view from Mixta Cave

It stands up there with its jaws wide open, a hidden cave overlooking the beautiful red beach of Ramla Bay. Formerly inhabited in prehistoric times, this cave is today one of Gozo’s hidden gems. Not so easy to find, but definitely not to be missed. It is also possible to visit this cave in theRead More

Christmas in Gozo: An island where traditions still live on

Christmas is a special time to be in Gozo.  Locals love to celebrate Christmas and the Christmas spirit is felt all around the island.  On the 1st of December, Republic Street in capital Victoria will be lit up and decorated for the occasion.  On the day, celebrations will also take place in Independence Square includingRead More

Easter in Gozo: a time of traditions

Easter time in Gozo is a very special time that is celebrated throughout the whole island.  Various festive activities are held in preparation for the Holy week which commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Good Friday processions will be held in Nadur, Zebbug, Victoria, and Xaghra.  The procession involves real-life re-enactments of the life andRead More

Car hire insurance dilemma explained

When you rent a car, you pay for a daily rate which should have collision damage waiver (CDW) and theft insurance included. This standard insurance would always carry an excess or self-risk. This means that in the event of an accident, the driver is charged an amount of money to cover the amount of theRead More