It feels like a long time ago since travellers were able to fall beneath the spell of a new destination, but now that borders are reopening and those with wanderlust are able to roam once more, new horizons are back on the agenda. And with lost months to make up for, choosing a destination that combines over 300 days a year of sunshine with 7000 years’ worth of cultural heritage, five Michelin-Starred restaurants, and some of the best diving sites in the world is paramount.

Step forward Malta, a sparkling gem set amid the cobalt blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea where there are entire new worlds waiting to be discovered. From the ancient ruins of the Renaissance city of Valletta, to a melting pot of gastronomic influences, and an abundance of outdoor activities guaranteed to set the adrenalin pumping, this ochre-shaded island is enchanting at every turn.

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