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Comino, the tiny island measure less than 4 square kilometres and home to a permanent population of just four people, is nonetheless one of the most popular tourist destinations of the Maltese archipelago. This largely due to its spectacular inlet, the Blue Lagoon, whic read more

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There are many options for enjoying Malta’s coast and the most popular is renting a boat or chartering a Traditional Maltese fishing boat – Luzzu. We all know about the most well-known places to visit such as the famous Blue Lagoon in Comino but there are many oth read more

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Despite its small size, Malta is packed full of things to do – activities which appeal to people of all budgets, tastes and lifestyles. The fact that everything is so close together means that you are never too far from your destination and can pack many things into your holiday. In no particular order, here is a list of fun things to do while on the Maltese Islands Go diving in the crystal clear waters around the islands. There are...

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What is a luzzu?

What is a luzzu?


Posted By on Mar 15, 2015

An integral part of Malta’s cultural history, the Luzzu is a traditional Maltese fishing boat, easily recognised by its bright colours and distinctive shape. Like most aspects of Malta’s history, it can trace its ancestral influence back to the various cultures that surrounded and settled on the islands many centuries ago. In fact, the name itself derives from the Sicilian word ‘Guzzu’ which was a common fishing or transport vessel...

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