Author Archives: Martin Parker

About Martin Parker

I am the owner and editor of the websites Guide2MidiPyrenees and Guide2Malta, listing great content on the fabulous Midi-Pyrenees region of South West France and the islands of Malta and Gozo.

Air Malta to start direct flights to Glasgow

Good news for Scottish residents looking for some sun in Malta, as Air Malta the national carrier announces direct flights from Glasgow airport to Malta. As part of the company’s expansion of its service to regional airports in the UK, … Continue reading

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Keeping warm in the Maltese winter For anyone that has visited Malta or Gozo on their summer holiday, the title of this article may seem a little odd, but for permanent residents, keeping warm during the relatively short Maltese winter … Continue reading

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Carnival in Malta

Carnival season in Malta is nearly upon us and if you have never been, you have missed one of the major events on the Island. Carnival is celebrated in most of the towns in one form or another, but most … Continue reading

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Air France launches cheap air tickets, including Malta to Toulouse

Air France has just launched a new range of cheap flights to run alongside their standard airfares, including a route to Malta from Toulouse. The new fares are similar to those offered by Ryanair and easyJet, but Air France will … Continue reading

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Driving in Malta – again!!

In October, I wrote a blog about the driving in Malta and how I had been amazed by the very low standard.  On my short daily commute last week I came upon two examples of the standard of driving here. … Continue reading

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How the other half live

You would think that in these times of austerity, continuously pointed out to us by our political leaders, that those same political leaders would actually follow what they preach. But apparently it does not apply to them!! At the recent … Continue reading

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Visiting Valletta

Valletta the capital of Malta If you visit Malta, Valletta has got to be at the top of your places to visit.  It is simply stunning. Valletta is a fortress city, built by the Knights of Malta following the Great … Continue reading

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