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"Blue Flag" in the Maltese Islands

Words by Andrea Critien Over  recent  years  The  Malta  Tourism  Authority  (MTA)  has  taken  the  role  of  beach management around a number of local beaches.  To meet international standards in safety, bathing  water  quality,  services  and  environmental  awareness,  the  Blue  Flag  requires applying 100% of the BLUE FLAG criteria and the Beach of Quality (BOQ) […]

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Top ten playgrounds in Malta and Gozo

Words by Crysta Darmanin – Malta Baby & Kids Directory As a mother of two children under ten, I consider myself somewhat of an expert when it comes to local playgrounds. At first, whilst living in Sliema, I found that -due to the easy accessibility of the promenade and the choice of local swings, I […]

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Most Popular 'Children Friendly' Restaurants in Malta and Gozo

Voted in The Definitive(ly) Good Guide to Restaurants in Malta & Gozo – annual restaurant survey. Every year as part of The Definitive(ly) Good Guide to Restaurants in Malta & Gozo regular diners out vote for their favourite 'children friendly' restaurant. The top rated restaurant wins the Children Friendly Award sponsored by The Malta Baby […]

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Fun attractions for kids

Words by Andrea Critien For all aspiring 'Nemos', 'Aerials' and 'Capt Jack Sparrows' the Malta National Aquarium boasts 26 display tanks with mainly Mediterranean fish such as grouper, sea bream, sea bass, Mediterranean rays and octopi. The tanks also feature artificial replicas of historical artefacts found around the Maltese shores. Kids are in for a […]

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Fun for Kids with Heritage Malta

Museums and heritage sites are great fun… if empowered to share their story in a stimulating and entertaining way. Any visit to a heritage attraction is unavoidably bound to impart some kind of knowledge, and given that people stand a better chance to learn more in circumstances of positive engagement the experiences on offer must prove to […]

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Seasonal Outings for families around the Maltese Islands

 Bearing in mind Malta's mild, unpredictable weather, families living locally need inspiration when looking for outings which can keep every member of the family happy, all year around. Spring is one of my favourite seasons to enjoy all that the Maltese archipelago has to offer. The days start to get longer – which brings a […]

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Explore Malta by bus

Words by Jessica Mula – Marketing Executive at Malta Public Transport "The wheels on the bus go round and round…" says a children's song – probably one of the songs that comes to every young person's mind when they get on a bus. Just hop on, and the big wheels will drive you around to […]

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Best family friendly heritage Malta sites

Living on such a culturally rich island means that children start becoming aware of our heritage at a very young age. Hence, it can never be too early to start exposing them and channelling their curiosity in the right direction. Heritage Malta, the National Agency for museums, has made it one of its priorities to […]

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To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed

Mission Statement:  To protect the right of the child To foster an optimal start in life And to encourage the mother's right to achieve it. A lot is being said and done about this very emotive subject. Some argue that breast is best, while others argue that it doesn't matter, as long as they have […]