This the season to be jolly! Christmas is our favourite time of the year- it’s when Michael Buble’ comes out of his cave, Mariah Carey’s voice gets stuck in our heads, and our elasticated waistbands expand tenfold. Not to mention the lights, the atmosphere and the smell of mulled wine lurking in the air. It … Continue reading Malta’s Favourite Christmas Traditions- Our Top Four
A Throwback to the Good Friday activities held across Malta and Gozo last weekend
‘A Throwback to the Good Friday activities held across Malta and Gozo last weekend. Such religious traditions are definitely worth seeing when visiting our islands’. Check our our weekly vlog showcasing the Good Friday activities around Malta and Gozo.
5 Places for the Perfect Winter Walk in Malta
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!
5 Important Tips for Families Travelling to Malta
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
How to Treat Your Mother in Malta this Mother’s Day
Mothers. Sometimes, they can drive you up the wall, or nag you to the four corners of the earth. Little disputes here and there are inevitable with your mum. Regardless of all of that, your mother will always be one of the most important people in your life; perhaps the person who will always mean … Continue reading How to Treat Your Mother in Malta this Mother’s Day
What’s Better than Regular Yoga? SUP Yoga!
If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you’ll know that there’s no shortage of places to work out at in Malta if you’re into gyms. Yet the fitness possibilities in Malta don’t end there. From weights, to all kinds of sports, to martial arts and more, you can rest assured that you’ll find … Continue reading What’s Better than Regular Yoga? SUP Yoga!
Horse Riding in Malta
Horses are a very big part of Maltese culture. Sometimes our relationship with horses meets a few raised eyebrows by the international community, especially since Malta is one of the countries that finds eating horse meat acceptable (but this is not the space for that ethical debate). Ultimately, the truth is that the Maltese love … Continue reading Horse Riding in Malta
A Maltese Christmas Checklist
If you’re in Malta and need to get into the Christmas spirit we’ve come up with a checklist for things to look out for during the Christmas season in Malta.
How to Make Imbuljuta tal-Qastan
It’s official: Christmas is less than a month away. That means that we can we can talk about our favourite holiday without shame; when we want and for how long we want to. Scrooges of Malta, beware! Joking aside, it’s impossible to not get excited about Christmas and its traditions. Regardless of what the holiday … Continue reading How to Make Imbuljuta tal-Qastan
Preparing for a Maltese Winter, One Month Early
21st December marks the official shift to winter, and although we’re still more or less a month away from that date, it’s important to know what to expect if you’ll be spending at least some of your winter time in Malta.
Villa Carob Hill – Modern Luxury exuding tranquility and peacefulness
Set among the sprawling hills of Santa Maria Estate in the exclusive location of Mellieha, this four-bedroom, brand new, contemporary villa is the latest addition to Shortletsmalta’s ever-growing repertoire. Always keen on broadening their horizons and breaking all boundaries of limitation, the directors of Shortletsmalta Ltd embarked on an ambitious project – a goal to … Continue reading Villa Carob Hill – Modern Luxury exuding tranquility and peacefulness
The Psychology of the Family Holiday
It is common knowledge that stress is a killer. When you are stressed, your body does not function properly, making you more prone to illness; your mind is over-worked and thus leads to making rash decisions; and you are simply not 100% there. Stress can ruin you, in every possible way. Fortunately there is a solution to combat this stressful predator – a break from everyday life and day-to-day routine, which provides a much needed rest for mind, body and soul. That is all well and good; I can hear you say, but what about the kids? True - what about the kids? Should holidays be child-free? Do parents deserve a break more than the children do? Would bringing the kids along actually increase stress levels? We sat down for a chat with Elaine Grech a therapist specialising in Family Issues, to get more insight about the love/hate relationship of the Family Holiday.
Vacation Rentals – Advantages of renting a Holiday Home
In the past few years, holiday rentals - be it apartments, condos or villas - have grown steadily in popularity as the most opted for accommodation choice. This trend has never been as en vogue as it is right now; whilst holiday homes have been around for many years, the surge and demand for more … Continue reading Vacation Rentals – Advantages of renting a Holiday Home