Not everyone is in Malta for the same length of time, but whether you’re visiting our little island for a week or three months, it is definitely recommended that you learn at least a smidgen of Maltese to make your holiday more pleasurable. There are plenty of reasons why taking this route is a good … Continue reading Seven Essential Maltese Phrases You Need to Know
Recipe Monday – Stuffat tal-Fenek ( Rabbit Stew)
Ah, the ever-popular Stuffat, the dish that screams at you from every Maltese restaurant's menu - boasting to be Malta's national dish. Well, it practically is our national dish, and most of us do eat it every Sunday, religiously. The Stuffat can be enjoyed during Winter or Summer, as a first course and as a second course. … Continue reading Recipe Monday – Stuffat tal-Fenek ( Rabbit Stew)
6 Maltese Phrases for your next trip to Malta
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
Recipe Monday – Soppa tal-Armla
Soppa tal-armla is a winter staple in many a Maltese home. It is a hearty and filling dish which is also healthy, making it a perfect dinner option on cold Winter nights. 'Soppa tal-Armla' means Widow's Soup in Maltese, and it refers to the humble ingredients it is made up of; ingredients which even Maltese … Continue reading Recipe Monday – Soppa tal-Armla
6 Places in Malta serving up Tasty Cocktails
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
7 Maltese Foods to try this Summer
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
Some More of Malta’s Celebrities
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
What’s on in Malta this June?
1 | Wonder Woman Midnight Premiere (1st June) It’s finally Wonder Woman’s time to shine – and talented actress and model, Gal Gadot, is just the woman for the job. Even if you’re not a proud comic book geek, you’ll still enjoy watching this long-anticipated superhero spectacular. https://www.facebook.com/events/656024887938706/ 2 | The Grid 2017 … Continue reading What’s on in Malta this June?
5 Restaurants for the Perfect Date Night in Malta
Date night is always special. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been together for two weeks, two decades, or are anxiously stepping out for your first date - choosing the right setting for your romantic rendezvous is an absolute must. Now Malta might be small in size, but make no mistake - this little island is … Continue reading 5 Restaurants for the Perfect Date Night in Malta
A Few 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
5 Cute Cafes in Malta to brighten your day
Whether you’re looking for the perfect place to catch up with friends, or just want that hot cup of coffee to perk you up after a long day, we’ve got you covered. Here are just 5 of the most adorable cafes you should try! 1 | Flora’s, Naxxar This sweet little hangout is a real … Continue reading 5 Cute Cafes in Malta to brighten your day
Unique Learning Opportunities in Malta this May and June
A lot of our articles seem to be focused on telling our readers about opportunities through which they can learn about our beloved Malta. Why don’t we spice things up, and tell you about the opportunities in which you can learn about literally anything else? If you want to take up a new skill, a … Continue reading Unique Learning Opportunities in Malta this May and June
9 Things to do in Malta this May
May’s finally here! With the summer so close you could almost feel the cool, soft sand between your un-tanned toes, you can expect an endless stream of events to fill your calendar and keep you pleasantly busy throughout the season. But who wants to wait that long? Not us! Here are 9 of our favourite picks … Continue reading 9 Things to do in Malta this May
The Craft Beer & Live Music Festival
Festival names are a curious affair. Some festivals have almost entirely cryptic names that delight the imagination, and could leave you guessing what the nature of the event is for hours unless you simply decide to look up more information. The Craft Beer & Live Music Festival is not one of those festivals. That’s not … Continue reading The Craft Beer & Live Music Festival
Maltese Easter Productions to Watch in 2017
It’s that time of the year when the Passion is back in fashion. For Catholics in Malta and around the world, it’s a time of remembrance, solitude, contemplation, and ultimately celebration. However, it’s also a time in which devotees can show tribute to the biblical event by participating in plays and pageants. This year, … Continue reading Maltese Easter Productions to Watch in 2017
Theatres in Malta
The Maltese sure know how to pack a lot of architecture into one small archipelago. You’ll have noticed this with how there seems to be churches everywhere. However, the same is true of our theatres. We have a very vibrant theatre culture in Malta, with no shortage of performances of international and local productions. It’s … Continue reading Theatres in Malta
March 25: A Super Day for the Arts!
There’s no shortage of cultural activity in Malta. It doesn’t matter how many times we say it – it just never stops being true. Sometimes, there are so many events happening on a single day that it’s absolutely impossible to select a single one. This year, the 25th of March is definitely one of those … Continue reading March 25: A Super Day for the Arts!
Stand-up Comedy in Malta
If you’re staying or living in Malta right now, you will have heard that the great Michael McIntyre is giving a show in Malta on the 22nd of April. If so, you’re either one of the lucky ones who managed to snag a ticket before they sold out in 90 minutes, or you might be … Continue reading Stand-up Comedy in Malta
Crank Up the Volume at Metal Over Malta Festival III
Heavy metal has never been known as a particularly polite or accessible genre of music. Many misperceive it as a rowdy and violent genre with even rowdier and more violent fans. The reality is quite the opposite, though – heavy metal fans are simply enthralled by the diverse array of sounds that you can find … Continue reading Crank Up the Volume at Metal Over Malta Festival III
Carnival Treats You have to Try
It’s hard to pin down what makes Carnival such a lovable exercise in festivities, year after year. To anyone with a bout of scepticism, Carnival can seem rowdy, loud, gaudy and wild. To the optimistic eye, that is precisely the point – Carnival is not like any other time of the year. It’s a colourful … Continue reading Carnival Treats You have to Try
nosnow/noalps, and Plenty of Mountains Moved
On this blog, we love to emphasise time and again just how great Malta’s live music scene is. 2017’s first few months are already looking to be extremely vibrant in terms of concerts, with a rich mix of local and foreign acts promising to leave their mark all over our shores (Iron Maiden’s ex-singer, Blaze … Continue reading nosnow/noalps, and Plenty of Mountains Moved
Showboating Our Traditional Maltese Boats
When you next fancy a walk in Malta, skip the greener areas and instead opt for a stroll in one of Malta’s seaside cities, like Marsaxlokk. You’ll inevitably be enthralled by the abundance of boats everywhere – boats that you might only have seen before on postcards. We’re not talking about luxurious yachts and speed … Continue reading Showboating Our Traditional Maltese Boats
Carnival in Malta 2017: What Can You Expect?
This year, Carnival is taking place between the 24th and 28th of February, making this article a month early in the calendar. You might be perplexed by this, but considering how seriously the Maltese take Carnival, with some diehards working towards the event all year round, an announcement just a month prior sounds just about … Continue reading Carnival in Malta 2017: What Can You Expect?
It’s the Stuff of Snuff (Boxes) at Palazzo Falson
Historic snuff boxes exhibition at Palazzo Falson in Mdina - a perfect addition to a day trip to Malta's old capital.
Everything you Need to Know about Maltese Pastizzi
Pastizzi are a Maltese traditional food that must be tasted when visiting Malta! Check out our informative article about Malta's favourite snack!
Malta’s Megalithic Temples
Our islands are home to a pretty substantial number of prehistoric temples known collectively as the Megalithic Temples of Malta.
Maltese Bands Releasing an Album in 2017
Maltese Bands releasing an album in 2017 - Maltese music scene, alternative music, local music
A Guide to Some More of Malta’s Museums
Another guide to the museums of Malta - history lovers, art lovers, aviation lovers - you will surely find something that interests you in Malta!
Some of Malta’s Cosiest Cafés
For anyone who is a fan of warm drinks and the like, Malta is quite the paradise. Many cafés here understand the art of making a satisfying cup of love – and what could be better than enjoying a cup of love, paired with a toasty snack, in a cosy setting?
NYE Parties You Can’t Miss
New Year's Eve in Malta - what to do, where to go to celebrate the start of the New Year while in Malta.
New Year’s Eve: Valletta Style!
If you want to do New Year's Eve Maltese style on a national level, this is the way to do it.
The Valletta International Baroque Music Festival
Music fans in Malta are truly blessed. From alternative rock to EDM, one doesn’t need to venture far to find a thriving scene. Yet not everyone might know that Malta is also home to one of Europe’s most exciting Baroque music festivals. If you’re the kind of person who would rather baroque on than rock … Continue reading The Valletta International Baroque Music Festival
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.
5 Christmas Treats You Definitely Need to Try in Malta
Popular Maltese Christmas Treats - treat yourself and your sweet tooth this Christmas season!
The Day Malta Became a Republic
Not many Maltese people would readily admit that we have too many public holidays, and let’s face it; why would we? Public holidays are great! Our island is home to the most holidays in the European Union, which we’re happy to count as a pretty substantial achievement. Besides, public holidays aren’t just fun, whimsical days … Continue reading The Day Malta Became a Republic
Christmassy Locations in Malta
If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, you might initially be disappointed by what Malta has to offer this holiday season. Snow alone doesn’t make a good Christmas, though! In fact, we can say with confidence that Malta’s Christmas is one of the most exciting around. We even have the CNN backing our claims up, … Continue reading Christmassy Locations 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
How to Survive a Day in Malta on the Cheap
If you had to ask us, we’d tell you that Malta’s living costs are generally pretty reasonable. We won’t make the argument that Malta is the cheapest country to live in or even have a holiday in, but we do firmly believe that it’s very possible to budget yourself when coming here, resulting in a … Continue reading How to Survive a Day in Malta on the Cheap
A Guide to Some of Malta’s Best Museums
A Guide to Malta's best museums, get your fill of history - from wartime to archaeology!
Keeping Warm: 4 Maltese Liqueurs to Consider
Now that winter is at our doorstep and the temperatures are getting colder, people tend to turn to alcohol to bring some warmth to their face and hands. If you are in Malta, or planning to get here soon, you might want to stay away from your traditional whiskies and wines, and try something more … Continue reading Keeping Warm: 4 Maltese Liqueurs to Consider
The Battle of Malta: Gear up for Malta’s Biggest Poker Tournament!
Any Maltese history nut, or really any regular patriot, will be quick to point out Malta’s war-stricken past at most given opportunities. From the famous 1565 Great Siege of Malta, to the island’s assistance during the two World Wars, it is safe to say that our ancestors have witnessed a battle or two. The next … Continue reading The Battle of Malta: Gear up for Malta’s Biggest Poker Tournament!
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