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Wondering how to spend your free time in Malta, whether you should switch from Melita to GO, how to find a better job or where’s the best beach to chill out? We’ve got the answers!

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Malta Public Transport Fails

Only In Malta: When Public Transportation FAILS

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While considering a move to the rock, it's tempting to think that it should be easy to get around without a car. After all, how ineffective can a bus system really be when there's only...

Best of Malta: Where to Work with your Laptop?

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It's colder inside your flat than out, and sunbathing is no longer a procrastination option, which means it's the perfect time to take your remote work to a café! But where to go? Where...
50 ways to know you become Maltese

50 Ways to Know You’ve Become Maltese

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Every country in the world has its own unique quirks, and Malta is no exception! Love them or hate them - they're here for all of us! Below is a list of 50 things...
Enemalta Smart Meters

Foreigner in Malta? You May be Paying DOUBLE for Your Utilities!

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The infamous "foreigner rate" for utilities, as it's often (incorrectly) called, is perhaps one of the major nuisances of those renting property in Malta. And a nuisance it is - one that can cost you...
Things to Do in Malta

12 Free or Cheap Ways to Spend Spare Time in Malta

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Whether you're in Malta or elsewhere in the world, finding entertainment options that don't bite a hole into your wallet can often be a challenge. From eating out to cinema and bowling - everything...
Malta Wedding Tips

Getting Married in Malta – 7 Must-Know Tips

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As a foreigner who got married in Malta last year, I know from first-hand experience that getting married in Malta can be an absolutely fantastic experience, but that it also pays to do your...
Horrible Paceville

Stay Safe in Malta: 5 Places and Activities to Avoid

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Malta is an incredibly safe place. According to several reports, Malta has one of the lowest violent crime rates in the EU, and the Crime Index for 2016, published by Numbeo, lists only two...
Mela

Why It’s OK to Punch Any Expats That Say Mela

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So, you’ve been on the island for long enough to have heard mela thrown around plenty of times. Maybe you’ve even heard an explanation or two about what the word supposedly means from some...
Malta Budget Hacks - Save Money

Living in Malta on a Shoestring? Budget Hacks for Saving your Euros

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Let’s be honest, Malta is arguably one of the more comfortable European expat destinations when it comes to cheap living. Whereas in London, you might pay twice as much in rent, or pay up...

7 Christmas Traditions in Malta that are Unmissable

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As the air gets slightly colder outside and indoors starts feeling like the inside of a refrigerator, the island starts to take on a more Christmassy atmosphere, and people start preparing for the season. Naturally, there...