Why You Lose Friends In Your New Life (+ Expat Tips)

"If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends(Gotta get with my friends)Make it last forever, friendship never ends" "Wannabe" I was 15 when Spice Girl debuted this song in the late '90s. Life and friendships were about as uncomplicated as the lyrics to this catchy song. Fast forward 2 - (several …

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Marsaxlokk – The Vibrant Village That Epitomises Authentic Maltese Life

Vibrant fishing boats, scents of salt and sea take hold of your senses, whilst the peace and quietness of village is broken by the splish sploshing of the emerald green waters. These are only a few things Marsaxlokk has to offer you!   Fun Fact: Located on the most southern tip of the island, Marsaxlokk literally …

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[Malta Travel Restrictions] 5 Useful Things To Know Before Booking This Year

Are you considering booking a trip to Malta this year?  I know, I know.   PCR, RT-PCR along with Malta travel restrictions, right? But it is not as hard as you may think.  Today's post is written to simplify the process and help you get onto the next flight to Malta!   Granted, the pandemic has …

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Malta’s Mane Attraction: Horse Riding For A Unique Experience

Like most little girls (and boys), I dreamt about horse riding growing up. Thoroughbreds, ponies and even unicorns. What can I say? It was the 1980's, and My Little Pony was hugely popular. I’d love to tell you I grew out of this fad, but that isn't exactly true. Though let's face it...horse riding in …

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How to Have The Best Time in Malta: Visit Mellieha

Sitting 150m above sea level, Mellieha provides breath-taking panoramic views abound. Scenic lookouts span the village offering Ghadira Bay and the gorgeous Mediterranean Sea. Located at the northern most tip of Malta, Mellieha is one of the most beautiful places in Malta. The picturesque village is a popular seaside resort with plenty of to see …

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How To Have The Best Day In Gozo (During Winter)

Gozo, is synonymous with spectacular reddish-orange beaches, hidden lagoons, the best diving spots in Europe and near-perfect snorkelling waters. And yet... have you ever wondered what there is to do in Gozo during winter? (And no. I don't mean make-the-best-of-a-bad-situation things to do either). (Beaches aside), Gozo's mere 67 km² belies the staggering amount of …

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Malta Tourist Visa: What You Need To Know (+How To Get One!)

"Do you need a visa to visit Malta?" If you're asking this, then know you're not alone. I wondered the same thing, shortly after the UK voted to leave the EU. Since then, I have had my fair share of experience with visas since moving to Malta.  Though the process can seem somewhat daunting, it …

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15 Photos That Will Make You Fall In Love With Malta

What's not to love about Malta? Breath taking views, awe-inspiring cliffs, incredible architecture, and bedazzling sea water that stretches for miles and miles. I could go on, but it is said: A photo tells a thousand words. So, I am keeping schtum(ish) and sharing stunning photos with you instead. These 15 photos will make you …

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5 Practical Tips For Being More In The Present Moment

As an over thinker with an inability to stay in the present moment, discovering mindfulness was a game-changer. Beforehand, I straddled both the future and the past, frequently teetering between the two. My head an endless stream of mindless chatter. Looking back, it’s any wonder I managed to get anything done with all that going …

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