Maltese residents aged 40 and over are eligible to apply for their vaccine as from this Friday, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health announced on Wednesday afternoon. Registration for this group will be made possible through SMS and online applications, much like those aged 50 and above, Fearne announced while inaugurating the new podiatry […]


Here at Wander, we’ve busy behind the scenes strategizing on how to best serve you as the world emerges from this collective hibernation and we all seek ways to find balance and rejuvenation in coming years. To that end, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with Vacayou Wellness & Active Travel, a new platform designed specifically for […]


Barbados is to relax entry requirements for arrivals who have been vaccinated from next month. Visitors with both doses of either the AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech or Johnson & Johnson vaccinations) can enter Barbados from May 8 with less restrictions than non-vaccinated arrivals. Vaccinated visitors must still provide proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR test result […]


AS the GPS says, “You have reached your destination” we gasp: “Wow!” Gleaming in the sun, the Grand Harbour of Valletta, Malta’s capital, is reflected in the blue waters. What a destination. My boyfriend Robert and I are on a two-hour Rolling Geeks tour of the Three Cities — Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua — just […]


Launching in 2023 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Jules Verne’ Around the World in 80 Days, this epic trip journey across Europe, Central Asia and North America takes just under three months and requires no flying. Specialist travel providers Undiscovered Destinations have just opened bookings for its 2023 Around the World in 80 Days private tour, […]


The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will continue to build on its successful partnership with the Spanish ONCE Foundation and the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT). The three parties have agreed to extend their partnership agreement for a further four years to ensure that their work to improve accessibility, in every part of the tourism […]

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