• Malta 1 - What is it like to live in Malta? - an Expat's view

    What is it like to live in Malta? - An Expat's View Why Is Malta Attractive To An Expat? Malta is a very popular destination not only for tourists, but also for expats. There are numerous reasons why expats enjoy living in Malta: Malta’s Mediterranean climate results in 300 days of sunshine a year. English is one of the official languages, which makes communication easy. The cost of living is relatively low. Malta is a very hospitable place and is family-friendly. It has one of the lowest crime rates in Europe. Good medical services with public hospitals and many private … more

  • Malta 2 - Malta - Fireworks and Fiestas

    Malta - Fireworks and Fiestas   Malta has more to offer than just  sun, sand and sea. There are a lot of traditional festas and fireworks, which attract tourists from all over the world. A Maltese ‘festa’ is a religious celebration organised by each local parish to celebrate their respective patron saint. It is a typical scene in the hot summer months on the island, and very much an iconic part of the culture in Malta. The majority of festas are held between the months of May and September. A burst of colour, music and bright fireworks illuminate the … more