Traveling to Malta and interested in its cuisine? Check out BCD's interview with Maltese chef Josef Baldacchino who dishes on the Marsaxlokk Sunday fish market, role of street vendors in local culture and influence of Catholic faith on favorite recipes!
Travel along with BCD to the Maltese island of Gozo that is home to the neolithic Ggantija temple, which predates the Egyptian pyramids by almost 1,000 years! Be transported to another time in Gozo's Cittadella, which was originally a Roman acropolis converted into a castle during Medieval times. If you dig archaeology and built heritage, BCD's insightful reporting gives you the lay of the cultural landscape in a way no other site does.
Become a part of Malta's colorful celebration of the traditional Catholic holiday of Good Friday. The Maltese express their spiritual beliefs on this occasion with an elaborately-costumed parade in Zebbbug that is filled with purple pageantry and an experience to behold! Let BCD guide you other local Good Friday traditions being practiced in Vittoriosa, one of Malta's 'Three Cities.' BCD scouts out the most authentic experiences for you!
Malta's known for its colorful boats; let BCD introduce you to local skippers who offer the history & traditions behind crafts known as Dghajsas, Frigatinas and Luzzus. Take a tour with BCD of Malta's Grand Harbor with impressive architecture created by Knights of St. John. Enjoy a virtual visit the aquamarine waters of the Blue Grotto. Experience the lively fishing harbor of Marsaxlokk Bay where boats sport the Eye of Osiris!
In powerful Q&A, meet archaeologist Dr. Reuben Grima and get the lowdown on Malta's megalithic legacy. Learn how Malta' ancient architecture reveals themes of identity, community and ritual. Get insight into how the ancient city of Valletta manages to balance preservation and sustainable growth.