Quiz: Can you guess where these Oscar-nominated movies were really filmed?

New Zealand famously filled in for Middle Earth in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. But which other Oscar-winning movies have used a doppelgänger destination while filming? Take our quiz below

Ten music festivals you can’t miss in 2015

Looking for a festi-holiday abroad this year? From new kids on the block and old favourites to international expansions, Ianthe Butt rounds up ten of 2015’s finest

The best place in the world to... an alien, become a millionaire, get hitched, do nothing... Whatever it is, there's an ideal spot for it. But, finds Simon Usborne, you may be surprised where you end up

Malta: a rocky ride for adventure travellers

Newly shaking off its image as a destination for an older crowd, Malta has become an activity and adventure hub for eager climbers and kayakers

The new Malta

The Mediterranean paradise of Malta has cast off its image as a retirement home for Brits. Simon Calder visits a thriving metropolitan nation with a future as bright as its past is illustrious

Your Malta calendar

Beer festivals, huge gigs and a traditional carnival — Malta knows how to throw a party. Here are some of its best

Malta's clubbing scene

People are constantly claiming that they've found the new Ibiza, but might Malta have it covered? Nick Stevenson reports