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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 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...
Music From Malta

Made in Malta – What’s Good on the Music Scene

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"When in Rome," goes the famous saying. Settling in to a new country is not just about sorting out your paperwork, finding a place to live and getting a job. Once your basics are...

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...
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...
Malta White Taxies

How Malta White Taxi Driver Ripped Me Off, Nearly Killing Me

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Oh, the infamous white taxis of Malta ... There probably isn't a single person who has lived on this rock for over a few years and doesn't have a story to share that involves the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...