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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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How to Find Restaurants that Don’t Suck (in Malta)

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On TripAdvisor alone, there are 1,420 restaurants listed in Malta. Considering the population of 445,000, this is one restaurant for every 313 people - insane! And that's only the ones that are listed on Tripadvisor....
Eastern European Food in Malta

Best Shops for Russian and Eastern European Food in Malta

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Living abroad, outside your own culture and the comfort zone that comes along with it, can be difficult. Depending on how much of a challenge you have picked for yourself, the experience varies. You could...
New Year's Eve in Malta

12 Ideas for This New Year’s Eve in Malta

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We’re approaching this time of the year again. No, I’m not talking about Christmas, though the eager displays of blinking lights and Wham on the radio cannot go unnoticed. I mean the time for...
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...

Expats Pronouncing Maltese – Xmas Edition

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In the spirit of Christmas, we've asked some fellow expats to say Christmas greetings in Maltese and also in their native language. Merry Christmas and a happy new year from all of us at The...
Florian Hohenleitner - German in Malta

WATCH: Expat Life in Malta – a German’s Story

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We sat down with Florian from Germany to talk about expat life in Malta. In the 15-minute interview, we’ll talk about the positives and the negatives of living in Malta, as well as tips...
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...
Malta Tips

Hacking Malta – 5 Crucial Tips for New Arrivals on the Island

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Malta as a country is generally very welcoming towards expats, so most of the people moving to Malta tend to find their way around quite easily. But there are little quirks about every place under...

Only in Malta: Police Setting a Great Example in Traffic

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If you've been in Malta for long enough then you probably know that indicating turns isn't unfortunately overly common yet. One of the reasons for this is the (near-absolute) lack of enforcement by the police,...
How to Open a Bank account

How to Open a Bank Account in Malta Without Losing Hair

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If you're a foreigner in Malta, odds are that you've had several of your hairs turn grey as a result of dealing with banks. Be it to open an account, get a credit card...