Author Archives: Mario

A drawing of someone being tortured with the strappado

Types of Torture in Malta

Torture was once used often in Malta, so here’s a few of the most painful methods employed by the island’s rulers … Read More

A graphic showing a woman being burned at the stake

Why Weren’t Witches Burned at the Stake in Malta?

We’ve all heard stories of women being burned at the stake for witchcraft. By why didn’t this happen in Malta? … Read More

The Inquisitor's Palace

Top 5 Dark History Locations in Malta

These are the best locations in Malta if you’re looking to experience some of the island’s dark history. … Read More