Winter in Malta is as good a time as any to put on your walking shoes and explore! Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered!
Unless you’re one of those people who totally relate to the Grinch, at least a teeny, tiny part of you will always look forward to Christmas time. From decorating the tree, to trying to convince your partner that you really don’t need so many lights hanging across the façade of the house, and let’s not … Continue reading Maltese Christmas Traditions that you don’t want to miss out on this Year
If you’re visiting Malta for the first time, you’ll probably already know about our stunning capital, Valletta, and the ever-enchanting ‘Silent City’ Mdina; but don’t forget about Vittoriosa, Senglea, and Cospicua - also known as The Three Cities! If you look out over the Grand Harbour from Valletta’s Upper Barrakka Gardens, you’ll see the imposing … Continue reading 9 Things you didn’t know about The Three Cities
We might not have snow or snowmen, but Christmas in Malta is always something special anyway. The island comes alive with the warm glow of festive lights filling the quietest of village streets and you can feel the embrace of Christmas cheer and good will everywhere you go. This is one of the most fun-filled … Continue reading What’s on in Malta this December?
Maltese is a pretty tough language to learn, we’ll grant you that. There are tons of grammar rules to remember, the pronunciation can be somewhat hard to muster, and don’t get us started about the silent letters! Last year, we had already shown you Seven Essential Maltese Phrases which could help you find your way … Continue reading 6 Maltese Phrases for your next trip to Malta
No matter what time of year you choose to visit Malta, any trip to this Mediterranean hotspot is incomplete without spending at least one day exploring our sister island. Gozo (Maltese: Għawdex) is just a 30-minute ferry ride away from the northernmost part of the island, with return tickets costing €4.65 for adults, €1.15 for … Continue reading How to Have a Perfect Day Out in Gozo
As I was driving home last night, I noticed that the streets were decorated brightly, some houses already had little Santa Claus robbers climbing up their balcony, and Pama Supermarket readied their Christmas tree outside their shopping mall. Lovely. Then, in a panic, it hit me. It’s Christmas in a month’s time. Sure, Christmas is … Continue reading Top 5 Healthy Eats in Malta
Are you staying in Malta for a while? Want to recycle, but cannot figure out the local recycling system? Then keep reading; this article will explain all you need to know about recycling in Malta. First things first- why recycle? Recycling conserves our natural resources, meaning that products are recycled in order to make new … Continue reading Recycling in Malta- All you need to know
Travelling is a wonderful way for families to bond. In our article ’The Psychology of the Family Holiday’ we explain that families who travel once in a while are more likely to find ways to get along, come up with solutions to all sorts of problems and conflicts, and feel much more love between family … Continue reading 5 Important Tips for Families Travelling to Malta
With Halloween behind us and Christmas merriment just around the corner, November is a month brimming with excitement and anticipation for all the fun to be had. With so much happening around Malta, it can be a little difficult to know which events to pencil into your calendar - that’s why we’re sharing 6 of … Continue reading What’s on in Malta this November?
Due to the feedback we received on our recipe posts, we are launching Recipe Monday! Every Monday we will be posting a new recipe from Malta, to inspire you for the upcoming week. This week we focus on l-Għadam tal-Mejtin, a traditional Maltese sweet eaten during the first few days of November, during which we … Continue reading Recipe Monday – Għadam tal-mejtin
A fortified city known by many names; Mdina, Citta’ Notabile or even Citta’ Vecchia, yet the most striking of names given is “The Silent City”, due to its quiet, respectable and almost eerie disposition. You’ll find it beckoning from almost every region in Malta, due to its position on the highest hill in the centre … Continue reading Spotlight on: Mdina, the Silent City
Every year, thousands of visitors from all over the world fall in love with our majestic capital city. We don’t blame them - locals who’ve lived here all their lives are still captivated by the enchanting beauty of Grand Master La Vallette’s brainchild. Here are just a few things you might not know about Valletta! … Continue reading 6 Things you didn’t know about Valletta
October is the perfect month for indulging in some proper Maltese comfort food (well, any time of the year is a good time to talk indulgence, but we’re using autumn cosiness as a little excuse today). As any proud Maltese person will tell you, there’s nothing quite like digging in to a hot plate of … Continue reading 6 Maltese Foods to Try this Autumn
Autumn in Malta might not be as clear a season at it is in other parts of the world, but it still makes the island feel that little bit more magical than usual. The weather’s definitely cooling down and everyone’s in the mood to go out a little more and enjoy everything the season has … Continue reading 6 Things to pack if you’re visiting Malta this Autumn
Halloween is just around the corner, witches and wizards, but don’t worry - that doesn’t mean all the events this month are spooky and ghoulish. We’re in for another fun-filled month this October, with anything from dinner under the sparkling night sky to thought-provoking theatre, a tantalising tattoo expo, and more. Here’s a quick look … Continue reading What’s on in Malta this October?
Maltese people; we like to try everything once. We’re not afraid of taking up a foodie challenge, and let’s face it, sushi is very much out of our Mediterranean comfort zone. However, once we experience something, and we truly love it, we’ll do our best to integrate it into our everyday life, and make it … Continue reading Six of the Best Sushi Places in Malta that will make you feel like you’re in Sushi Heaven
Mosta is a traditional Maltese town, constantly developing and re-inventing itself, keeping up to date with the modern exigencies of its inhabitants. However, Mosta is also considered a highly historical and cultural town, renowned mainly for two things; the Rotunda and its urban legends. The “Rotunda” of Mosta (formally known as the Parish Church of … Continue reading Spotlight on: Mosta
As the 21st of September is rolling by, we want to celebrate the anniversary of our independence from the British rule, and more particularly, our uniqueness- there’s no other nation like us. Face it, you love us. From the way we wake you up at 6am with our church bells, to the random “IL-LAMPUKI!” or … Continue reading 7 Things that make us Maltese
The Three Cities are known individually as Cospicua, Senglea and Vittoriosa, yet locals known them by other names; “Bormla”, “l-Isla” and “il-Birgu”, respectively. These cities have, in time, settled into quiet traditionally authentic Maltese villages, yet in the past they were not only regarded as homes, but as crucial fortresses of the island, to almost … Continue reading Spotlight on: The Three Cities
It’s 5pm somewhere, right? 1. Żmerc, Attard This bar is an absolute favourite of all; those who have only just discovered alcohol (legally) and those who are older and wiser, who only come down for a pint or two with friends. Its versatility, combined with a friendly, enthusiastic atmosphere, makes for the perfect “change of … Continue reading 5 of the Best Bars in Malta for when it’s Wine o’clock
Well hello sultry September! As summer slowly starts to turn into a pleasantly-warm (yet sometimes humid) Autumn, people all over the island rejoice at the thought of changing things up a little, breaking out the cardigans and light scarves in anticipation of not melting like an ice-cream under the August sun. You’ll be happy to … Continue reading What’s on in Malta this September?
No matter how hard we may try to listen to our well-meaning dentists and avoid the more sugary things in life, sometimes you just need to satisfy that craving. Whether you’re a serial candy-bandit or just want to treat yourself to something tasty, we’ve got a few places to get you started on your next … Continue reading 6 Places to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth in Malta
Sliema is a coastal town located in the Northern region of Malta, overlooking the capital city, Valletta. Along the Sliema seafront, you will find the neighbouring town of St. Julians. Although neighbouring, both towns serve different purposes- whilst Sliema showcases the "dolce vita", with leisure activities such as beaches, shopping, cafés, and sea views, St. … Continue reading What to do in Sliema and St. Julians- a Day’s Guide
Comino is Malta and Gozo's (little) sister island, situated right in between both islands, and being 3.5 square kilometers in area, she sure is tiny. However, she is none the less beautiful, some even preferring her to her sisters. Below are six reasons why you should book a Comino and Blue Lagoon Cruise with Fun … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why you should visit Comino this Summer
Valletta, or ‘Il-Belt’ (The City), is loved by locals and tourists alike - but what makes this great walled city so popular? A quick look online will reward you with countless photos showing off our capital city’s incredible beauty, but let’s take a closer look at why so many people want to make Valletta their … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Valletta is the Perfect Place to Live In
The island of Malta is rich in history, culture and tradition- elements which are found at the heart of every typical Maltese village, no less the tranquil village of Mellieħa. Mellieħa is a village situated on a hill, in the Northern region of Malta, and it is known for being one of the most tourist-friendly … Continue reading Spotlight on: Mellieħa
Nothing says ‘summer in Malta’ like sipping gorgeous cocktails by the sea as a laid-back afternoon turns into a sultry Mediterranean night. With so many great places to try dotted all over the island, we thought we’d give you a few tips on where to get started when you’re in the mood for a cheeky … Continue reading 6 Places in Malta serving up Tasty Cocktails
Roll on, summer! It’s July in Malta and people all over the island are waving ‘goodbye' to last week’s scorching heatwave and saying ‘hello’ to another month full of so many awesome events and things to do that you’re sure to find something to suit any taste or mood. Are you ready for a fabulous … Continue reading What’s on in Malta this July?
If you're in Malta, and your Instagram is full of selfies, or pictures of your dog (no judgement), and you feel it needs some refurbishment, go on an expedition to some of Malta's most heart-worthy sites, and get snapping. Guaranteed to get you more followers! 1. Sail Around our favourite sister island, Comino https://www.instagram.com/p/BV4UmYLlt-8/?tagged=comino Sun, … Continue reading 7 of the Most “Instagram-able” locations in Malta
As sunny summer days shift into sultry nights, Malta comes alive with warm streetlights, twinkling starts spread across the sky, and the sound of energetic Maltese chatter as the whole island steps out to enjoy the cool evening air. Exploring Malta by night is probably one of the best things to do during the summer … Continue reading Malta by Night: 3 Magical Places to Visit
Summer is almost upon us, and with the changing of the seasons comes the changing of a variety of other things. You change your wardrobe, your shoe closet, your favourite hangout spots, and inevitably, your diet. The heat makes us crave fresh, salty and summery foods, foods the Maltese have been eating for years on … Continue reading 7 Maltese Foods to try this Summer
We had loads of fun writing our previous article on Maltese celebrities, and that’s one of the reasons why we had to write another one (and will possibly write more in the future). The other reason is that our last article only scratched the surface of Maltese people who have a made an impressive name … Continue reading Some More of Malta’s Celebrities
You might have never thought so, but Malta has definitely had its fair share of celebrities over the years, and some of them have had a substantial impact even on an international level. There have also been plenty of celebrities and rising stars with Maltese blood in them, like Britney Spears, Bryan Adams, and Tash … Continue reading A Few of Malta’s Celebrities