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Pope Francis Gives Vatican's Former Sex Crimes Prosecutor A Big Promotion

The Associated Press | Posted 02.27.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named the Vatican's former sex crimes prosecutor, Charles Scicluna, as archbishop of his native Malta. The V...

2015 Travel Must Dos

William D. Chalmers | Posted 02.26.2015 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Some destinations and activities are not new, just things we would like to do in 2015. And some destinations are not obscure never-heard-of-before off the Google Map, but well known fun destinations.

Five Things You Did Not Know About Gozo

Michael Schuermann | Posted 12.03.2014 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

Let's face it: you have probably always thought about Malta (to the extent that you have thought about it at all) as a one-island-state - like Iceland, only warmer.

Stop Everything: We've Found Paradise

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel

If paradise exists, it might be in Malta. This is Comino, the tiny island off the tip of Italy's boot in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Comin...

McDonald's Maltese Food Truck

BurgerBusiness | Posted 08.23.2014 | Taste

McDonald's may not bring the Quality Truck to other markets, but it could use the "100% Real" tagline used on the truck and in-store on tray liners promoting food quality.

Don't Miss Malta: Eight Reasons to Visit a Mediterranean Gem

Sharon Hoge | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Throughout the islands, picturesque, mammoth fortress ramparts stand as contemporary reminders that stone has played a principle role in the history of the region.

The Adorable Maltese Fishing Village That Will Take You Back In Time

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.05.2014 | Travel

Oh, what we'd give to sail toward a sunny outpost where old men still catch fresh seafood in nets, colorful boats still clank in the turquoise-blue ha...

20 of the Coolest Tour Experiences Around the World

Viator | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel

Many people equate the word "tours" with the typical big bus excursions led by flag-toting guides that seen at every major tourist attraction around the world. But not all tours are the same.

Great News For Malta's LGBT Community

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2014 | Gay Voices

VALLETTA, April 14 (Reuters) - The Maltese parliament approved a law late on Monday to recognise same-sex partnerships on a legal par with marriage,...

Game of Thrones Film Locations: When the Small Screen Isn't Enough

Kensington Tours | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Intrigue, suspense, battle and fantasy aren't the only thing that has captured Game of Thrones fans around the world. Scattered across Northern Ireland, Scotland, Morocco, Iceland and Malta, the show's evocative film locations have become stars in their own right.

The World's Most Social Travel Destinations

minube | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel

They say "there's no place like home," but we finally put it to the test! The travel site minube along with over 100 tourism boards from Iowa to Indon...

Game of Thrones Filming Locations Around the World

Viator | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel

The HBO award-winning fantasy drama Game of Thrones returns for its fourth season this April, just in time to help inspire your summer travels.

19 Surprising Facts About Malta

Posted 03.18.2014 | Travel

Fun fact: There are over 200 islands in the Mediterranean, but a whopping 90% of tourists stay on just 10% of them. File Malta into the "lesser-known"...

This Is Not What You Think It Is

Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

At first glance, Popeye's Village looks like an abandoned group of ramshackle houses. But it's actually a whole lot more than that. Located on the...

Patriotism Is for Suckers

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Patriotism and sacrifice are supposed to be shared among the members of a nation. It's supposed to mean something to be part of a national community, whether one is born into it or adopts it after immigrating to a new land. It's supposed to be about joining a family.

When Words Lose Their Meaning at the Edge of the City

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 04.06.2014 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

The age-old questions of urban boundaries and city walls matter less today in a physical sense, but photographs have suggested that the political overlay of region, cities and neighborhoods still keep visible form, however counterintuitive.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

If You've Got $870,000, Malta Can Be Your Homeland

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.03.2013 | World

While the United States and many European countries scramble to secure borders and crack down on undocumented immigrants, one little island has come u...

Bet You Haven't Been Here

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

We know that a concrete slab in the middle of the ocean looks cool, but it's not a real country. There are, however, places almost as obscure that can...

Reasons for the Surge in Births to Single Women

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.29.2013 | Science
Nigel Barber

Throughout Europe, births to single mothers more than doubled between 1990 and 2010. Such rapid changes are very unusual historically. They cry out for explanation from social scientists.

Europe's Hottest Summer Destinations for 2013

minube | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel

Featuring everything from idyllic Mediterranean getaways to the breathtaking landscapes of Scandinavia, here's the list of Europe Hottest Summer Destinations for 2013, straight from thousands of real travelers.

Get Away From It All In The Mediterranean

minube | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel

The Mediterranean's charm is based largely upon its history, cuisine, sun-bleached villages, and relaxed lifestyle, and nowhere are these on better display than its many islands.

7 Colorful Beaches

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

From a Mediterranean shore with a vibrant orange hue to a California coastline strewn with multicolored sea glass, we've rounded up seven of the world's most colorful beaches. So grab your camera and visit one of these beautiful shorelines.

5 Top Spots For A Multi-Generational Vacation

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.24.2013 | Fifty

With family members often separated by thousands of miles, summer can be a great time to bring everyone together for a multi-generational vacation. Tr...

Seven Game of Thrones-inspired Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 08.15.2013 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Fans of the HBO show: these castle-themed hotels in the fantasy series' filming locations of Ireland, Scotland, Morocco, Malta and Croatia are for you.