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Malta’s burgeoning gaming industry

While Malta’s online gaming is well known and takes the headlines, the country’s video gaming industry is growing and now on the map too.

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Electro Lobster Project

Electro Lobster Project: restaurant review

Electro Lobster Project, Balluta Bay, is a fish lover’s haunt with plenty to offer carnivores, vegans and gig seekers too. Take your pick of the ‘project’.

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Kayaking in Malta: paddling through history

Kayaking gets you up close and personal with Malta’s harbour history. Plus that bit fitter too!

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Easter in Malta: a quick guide to Holy Week

A guide to Easter week in Malta & Gozo. From solemn spectacles and prolonged pageants to traditions, food and family rituals.

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Around Malta for the Gluten-Free

Gluten-free travelers to Malta can rest a little easier knowing that there are some restaurants & cafes keen to cater to their dietary needs. We test a few.

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Nadur Carnival, 2013. Photo: Mario George Vella

Carnival in Malta 2015: a light and dark affair

Malta’s carnival, love it or hate it, is here again. Kids love it, but it’s got a thoroughly adult and darker side that goes back centuries.

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Flatscanner free property search in Malta

Property in Malta: resident launches ‘no agent’, free online search

Malta expat’s innovative ‘no agent’ property website, Flatscanner, is set to revolutionise our experience of property search and sales online.

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Of Artists & Artisans: Stephanie Borg in focus

Black Friday signals the start of Xmas shopping. Looking for something local and different? Head to Artist and Creator Stephanie Borg’s studio for her Open Day, Sunday 30th November in Rabat.

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Holiday in Malta among the Locals

5 ways to holiday in Malta experiencing life like a local. Ideas for the first-time and repeat visitor to participate in authentic Maltese life.

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Autumn Colour in Malta

Our ode to Malta in autumn with a snapshot of countryside in the ‘golden hour’. The season to walk and focus your lens on inland Malta & Gozo.

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Expat inheritance tax - effect on your property in Malta

The Great Inheritance Tax Myth “Expats Are Exempt in Malta”

Inheritance tax can creep up on your idyll of an expat life in Malta if you don’t prime yourself early. Be forewarned for your forebears’ sake.

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Valletta 2018:  a lot more is going on than just celebrating tradition.

Valletta 2018: the road to European Capital of Culture

A new logo for Valletta 2018, European Capital of Culture. But what lies behind it and what of the journey to the V.18 year itself?

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Maltalingua, English Language School: adult course poolside.

English language school’s seal of educational excellence

Newcomer among Malta’s English language schools Maltalingua makes its mark on standards with ‘EAQUALS’ educational excellence award.

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Olive oil in Malta

Ode to Malta’s Olive Oil

Olive oil production in Malta dates back to Roman times. Grab some of this year’s unctuous, peppery delicacy before the harvest is over.

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