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A Brief History of Sliema Malta

Many moons ago, the seaside town of Sliema was a quiet village in the Northern Harbour region of Malta, where the only sound that could be heard was a fisherman’s hook flinging into the sea. A successful morning of fishing would build up an appetite for the Sliema locals, and the catch of the day...

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The History of St. Valentine’s Day

February 14th is a renowned date all over the world. It’s the day for flowers, candy, gifts and love to be shared between loved ones, near or far. It all started with St. Valentine. But where did this tradition come from? Who was this saint that we call St. Valentine?

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AX The Victoria Hotel - Pug

The History of the Pug at AX The Victoria Hotel

As soon as you step into our hotel, you’ll notice one thing right away - the pug at AX The Victoria Hotel. This hotel in Sliema is surrounded by this singular mascot. The pug is a breed of dog that can be recognised through its distinctive features such as its wrinkly and short-muzzled face and...

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Malta is The Best Place To Travel in 2018

Just after Malta beat New York as a Christmas destination, our little island gained another prominent title, this time by CNTraveler. Out of 18 places mentioned in the article, including Antarctica, The Bahamas and Bratislava, Malta was placed 6th in the list of the ultimate places to travel in 2018.

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