Furnishing Your Home in Malta

Furnishing Your Home in Malta

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There is something magical about a house or a flat being transformed into a home. It takes time and effort, and a whole lot of money, but in the end, is all worth it. During...
Facebook Groups in Malta

Getting Social: Must-Join Facebook Groups for Expats in Malta

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Living in a foreign country, both information about things that matter, as well as contacts, can be scarce - especially in the beginning. For information, you of course have TheRealMalta.com :) But even though we...
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...
Winter in Malta

BRACE YOURSELVES: 6 Tips for Surviving Winter in Malta

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The weather has started to turn. In the morning, it drips, and in the evenings, lightning takes the place of summer fireworks. For anyone who’s weathered winters in Central Europe, North America, or god forbid,...
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...
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...
Killing Melita

Are you Sick of Melita? Here’s a Look Into the Alternatives!

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It's no surprise that Melita has managed to (pardon my French) piss off many people - be it because of their horrible customer service, because of their tendency to overcharge people and send incorrect...
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...
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...
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...