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My visit to Malta last year to report a feature for Condé Nast Traveller Middle East was a revelation: the beautiful landscapes and Michelin-starred cuisine were wonderful, but I was most captivated by the history and culture that retain the impact of Arab rule on the island a millennium ago. I had the pleasure of moderating a talk in Dubai with H.E. Maria Camilleri Calleja, the Maltese Ambassador to the UAE; Joseph Cassar, a Maltese gastronomy expert lecturer at the Institute of Tourism Studies; and fashion designer Luke Azzopardi to learn more about these lingering links. Read more about it in this article in Trade Arabia.