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October, 2016

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Trees, art and the power of creativity

From my first couple of exchanges, I could already feel the passion that English born artist Jeni Caruana has for her craft. Our path at tappintomalta had already crossed a couple of times with Jeni, so her work isn’t new to me. However, I did feel that her latest collection, Arbor Vitae, has a new […]

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What is the Maltese Islands Festival?

I’ve seen the Maltese Islands Festival logo on my Facebook feed a few times over the past couple of months, but I have to admit, I really wasn’t sure what it as all about until I met Festival Manager, Cathy Lawlor, for a chat. Being new to Malta both in terms of event and format, […]

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Corinthia St George’s Bay becomes an official GoPro partner

Five-star Corinthia Hotel St George’s Bay launches its partnership with GoPro, encouraging guests to borrow their newest camera models and accessories free of charge from the hotel’s reception desk, and use the camera to capture immersive video and photo footage during their stay. The package comes with an 8GB SD card that guests have the […]

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5 of the best Christmas markets in Germany

The run up to Christmastime is one of the best seasons to visit Germany. Most of the cities hold Christmas markets from late November till Christmas, and sometimes longer. These are 5 cities in Germany that will transport you into a Christmas fairytale and really put you in the Christmas spirit.   1. Berlin (November […]

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Bring the Northern lights into your home with simple yet elegant Scandinavian design.

With all things Scandinavian dominating the conversation in the worlds of food, fashion and culture at the moment, it comes as no surprise that Nordic aesthetic is also leaving its mark on the world of interior design. BoConcept – with its six decades of experience in Danish design – is a leading brand whose concepts focus […]

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IoT IA

The next digital revolution is at our doorstep: The impact and opportunities for Tourism and Hospitality!

A team of high profile, expert speakers and panellists from across the globe came together for the first time to share their insights and experience with regards to the Internet of Things (IoT) and Tourism and Hospitality at Innovation Accelerated (IA) 2016. The theme of this year’s conference was: Internet of Things (IoT) and Tourism, […]

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Dine like a Star

Step on board 007’s yacht of choice for a long, leisurely day of fine wines, gourmet cuisine and magical maritime memories. Having featured in four James Bond blockbusters, Azure Ultra’s Sunseeker yachts are the ultimate in glamour and effortless sophistication. Now, as well as whisking couples and groups off on sensational sightseeing charters around the […]

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Empowering Women

Workshop Empowering Women with the Confidence to Defend Themselves

A series of workshops are being organised in Malta aimed specifically at women. The one-day courses have been developed as a response to the variety of ever increasing risks that the modern world presents. The aim is to educate and train women in their own ability to defend themselves by staying aware and avoiding confrontation […]

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Like Houses, Studying is About Finding the Right Location

One of worst struggles for any student is finding the right place to study. Although the university is a place designed for this, actually finding a quiet, comfortable spot with the right amenities is a challenge. The studio, for example, is notorious for being noisy and crowded. The library is fine, but it’s only so […]

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Luxury for less at Corinthia Hotel Budapest

Travelling is a very personal experience; Whether your idea of a great trip involves getting immersed in the city like a local, or treating yourself to a fabulous weekend at a five-star hotel. What is certain is that regardless of what each individual looks for when booking a trip, everybody likes a good deal. Staying at […]

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5 jaw-dropping features you can find in a luxury jet

Think of it as super luxurious flying limousine that has all you could possibly need to fly you around the globe in extreme comfort. They are generally designed for business executives, government officials, celebrities, but also anyone who appreciates luxury flying. Most advantages to owning a jet are obvious: high speeds, the ability to go […]

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Designer hand-picked top furniture pieces this October

Autumn might be seen by many as a season of crossroads; hot summer nights make way for wet and chillier winter evenings, sandals are swapped out for boots, and cool sangria is replaced with steaming mulled wine. And as with every change of season, your household also deserves a much needed sprucing up this Winter. […]

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Careers Convention at the Summit of iGaming Malta (SiGMA)

The Summit of iGaming Malta has created a space at this year’s edition, dedicated to careers within the iGaming industry. The Careers Convention is a direct result of the growing need to employ the best talent in the field.  The convention will take place on day two of the summit and will be open to […]

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Steve Hili’s five-star rated fringe show Burning Love. To the ground. is coming to Malta!

This comedy, dubbed ‘an interactive show with lasagne’ was called ‘Perfect’, ‘hilarious and eye-opening’ by review website Arts Awards Voice.  In the show, the London-based Maltese stand-up comedian takes on the notion of ‘love’ in his unique high-energy style with a frantic mix of real-life experience, naughty observations, dodgy science and his favourite food. Steve, who has been described by world-famous VICE magazine as having “The energy of a dog […]

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Unquestionably Fino

I am a firm believer in tradition and longevity as a true indicator of quality.  One of the Maltese names that is synonymous with tradition is C. Fino + Sons Ltd. The Fino name has been intrinsically tied to the home furnishing sector for over 80 years. Fino’s Core Values are Product Excellence, Quality, Style […]

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Confessions of a Chauffeur

Busy people who need to get to their destination quickly and in style have to make a choice; Hiring a taxi service in which the driver barely knows their name, or one in which their driver knows their name, where they work, and how they like their coffee. If it is the latter, they choose […]

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Malta Classic – The Winners

Following an exhilarating four days of adrenaline-fuelled classic car action, The Malta Classic reached its culmination on Sunday 9th October. Each of the three events, the Hill Climb, the Concours d’ Elegance and the Grand Prix, were well attended by enthusiasts and newcomers alike. On the first day over 40 local and foreign drivers raced […]

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Bringing a warm glow to Valletta

Valletta is a city teaming with beautiful architecture, fashioned by true artisans of their craft. Each corner, side street, doorway and arcade offer their own unique ambience and evocative mood.  My personal favourite is the arcade adjacent to the National Library, just off Pjazza Regina. The arcade is adorned with the most exquisitely carved Maltese […]

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Taking Malta to the West End – An interview with Ben Darmanin

I’ve spent many a night sat in the rows of London’s theatre district imagining how much excitement there must be back stage. I have definitely harboured my own secret (till now) fantasies about treading the boards in some way.  When I walked in to the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa to interview Ben Darmanin, I […]

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The Stockholm International Film Festival

Sweden is famous for its superb standard of living, idyllic, natural panoramas and a rich history of music and artistic endeavours, with something for all generations from ABBA to Avicii. This November there will be yet another reason why you should opt for an autumnal vacation in Sweden: the annual International Film festival, held in […]

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How to pick a Light Fixture – 4 important tips

This month, we at Elektra will be tackling the different aspects you should look at when picking out a Lighting Fixture. We have all been there, we look up one day and see this stupid looking light fixture hanging down from our very own ceiling, and you say to yourself; how did that piece of junk […]

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