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What does it cost to live in Malta?

January 25, 2018
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Money is an interesting topic, especially if you are a person with a history of business studies. At least, I love reading about living expenses in different countries and make comparisons between places. I even wrote a similar post about Australia previously, and ended up spending almost 1100 euros in one month in Melbourne. But how is it here in Malta? More or less expensive, what do you guess?…

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One more reason to visit Malta: Valletta the European cultural capital 2018

January 22, 2018
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Hi there! Am I the only one or are you also noticing that Malta seems to be more and more popular travel destination? Could one reason behind this increased popularity be that Valletta is the European cultural capital of 2018? This year, this tiny yet beautiful town is filled with different cultural happenings and events. So if Malta is on your bucket list, 2018 might be the year to…

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Can you find anything green in Malta?

January 14, 2018
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Malta is one big barren rock. It is not only once or twice I have said those words. And yes, basically it is true. Here you can see rocky shores, stone houses, stone walls and cliffs everywhere you lay your eyes on. I am from Finland, and my soul is used to seeing green forests, grass, moss, trees and bushes. Sometimes, I really miss just the plain greenness, instead…

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Would you work in igaming in Malta?

January 7, 2018
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   Malta is a tiny, almost unknown island in the middle of the Mediterranean. Surprising  though, igaming companies, online casinos, payment providing companies and many others have found their way to Malta. And with the companies, there comes the employees. A large portion of the workers are young Europeans who have come to Malta in a search of a better life, more relaxed lifestyle and good job opportunities. Could…

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How does my typical day in Malta look like?

October 12, 2017
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When you move to another country, you keep some of the daily habits you had back home, but then you also develop new routines. The basic building blocks of your life are usually pretty similar no matter, where you live. I for example go to work, to the gym and spend a good time of my day with my laptop and with different social media sites. However, there…

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How did the aristocrats live in Malta?

September 12, 2017
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The capital of Malta, Valletta, calls itself as “a city built by gentlemen for gentlemen“. Among massive fortresses, stunning churches and amazing administrative offices, one can also find hidden places out from the public eye. There you have a chance to take a peak at the private life of these gentlemen and their families. What does the life look like, when you take a step from the public…

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Visiting the most beautiful cathedral in Europe

September 4, 2017
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Churches have always fascinated me. They are not only the architectural masterpieces of their time, but they also provide a glimpse of the everyday life of a person who lived centuries ago. I can easily imagine how men, women and children have arrived to their local church on every Sunday, wearing their best clothes. I can relate to them and imagine, how small they must have felt when…

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Is there some magic in Malta afterall?

August 29, 2017
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Now I have spent one and half months in Malta, so I might say that I have settled in already. I have also started to realise, what is it about this island, that pulls people here from all the corners of Europe. At the first glimpse, one might think that there is nothing special about this place. People might be friendlier in Greece, food might be tastier in…

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What to do in Valletta, the capital of Malta?

August 20, 2017
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Valletta is the tiny capital of Malta and known for its narrow streets, interesting history, good restaurants, museums and stunning palaces and churches. It is a great contrast to modern town of Sliema and located just a 10-minute ferry ride away from Sliema harbour. I live and work in Sliema. This town is a comfortable place to live in, it has a good selection of restaurants, hotels, shops and…

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Interesting observations about Malta

August 15, 2017
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Today it will be exactly four weeks since I landed on this rocky island in the middle of the Mediterranean. During this time I have had a chance to observe the local way of life and have noticed some quite interesting differences between the Maltese and Finnish way of doing things. Being a European myself, it is funny sometimes to I hear people (Americans or Australians for example)…