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Why work in Malta?

  • May 4, 2019

There are so many jobs that can be carried out working from home, or working from anywhere in the world, making it easy for skilled professionals to travel wherever they want to, more often than ever before and to consider moving abroad and taking their business with them. As well as remote working, there are also so many trades and

10 Popular Movies Shot In Malta 

  • Apr 27, 2019

Malta’s natural beauty, coupled with the stunning architecture brought to the islands shores by every invader through the ages, has resulted in many a Hollywood blockbuster finding the perfect film set on the islands. Add to that the near perfect weather all year round and you have every Director’s dream, so it’s no wonder these very popular films where shot

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Malta Fireworks Festival 2019 

  • Apr 16, 2019

Malta Fireworks History Malta’s Fireworks  has been a tradition on the islands for centuries of summers, originating from the Order of the Knights of St John and their celebratory feasts. Fireworks in Malta can be observed from April to September during the town feasts. The skies light up with colour and the towns echo with fabulous booms of gunpowder and


Why You Should Visit Valletta If You Love Architecture!

  • Apr 13, 2019

A nation’s history and spirit defines its architecture and well for Malta and its capital Valletta that has got to create something truly astounding. If you love architecture then you’re in for a real treat if you visit Valletta. The most beautiful architectural buildings to visit in Valletta 1. Auberge de Castille Today the Auberge de Castille is a government

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Quaint Coffee Shops In Malta Worth Visiting

  • Apr 6, 2019

When you visit Malta, you’re going to need a stop off or two for refreshments and rest, and a quaint traditional coffee shop is the perfect place to recharge. Here are some of our favourites! Café Jubilee in Gozo Café Jubilee has a truly unmistakably quirky look. You can sip your coffee al fresco in the Pjazza It-Tokk or take

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Architectural Maltese Icons – Patterned Tiles & Wooden Balconies

  • Mar 30, 2019

Malta and Gozo islands have their signature look – it is literally a cultural melting point with historical influences from Asia to Africa and across Europe. The architecture of the archipelagos inside and out, reflects these influences and adds undoubtedly to the warmth of life on these sunshine isles. Maltese Patterned Tiles These beautifully vibrant Maltese tiles are practically a

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Visiting Malta On A Business Trip – The Malta Guide for Business Travellers

  • Mar 23, 2019

Whether you are visiting Malta for business or pleasure there is a warm welcome here for you and we are not just talking about the climate. Whilst you may be here on business, there are lots of opportunities to take in the history, culture and beauty that these islands have to offer. Malta’s Weather Malta set in the Mediterranean has

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Easter in Malta| 15th – 21st April 2019

  • Mar 16, 2019

Malta being a devout Roman Catholic country sees Easter as being a holy week… it is not just about chocolate eggs and Easter bunnies. However, even if you aren’t religious you will find the pageantry and theatre of the Holy Week captivating. There are various events taking place across the islands over the week, which starts with Palm Sunday and

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Fortified Cities in Malta

  • Mar 2, 2019

The small sunshine isles of Malta and Gozo pack a massive historical punch. Their geographical location has ensured their importance in military history for centuries. From the Byzantines to the British; each of Malta’s rulers have left their defences to tell the tale of Malta’s history. Some of the most striking of these are the fortified cities. Within the fortified

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Unique Maltese Souvenirs Worth Exploring!

  • Feb 23, 2019

If your soul has been captivated by the breath-taking beauty of the Maltese islands then you would want to a take a piece of it back home with you! Here are some typical Maltese gifts that you can find across the archipelagos. Handmade Lace Handmade lace is a unique craft that was introduced in the mid 1880’s by Lady Hamilton

Malta’s Historical Timeline – all you need to know about Malta’s past

  • Feb 16, 2019

Malta’s history has been a roller-coaster ride due in massive part to it geographical strategic position in the Mediterranean Sea, lying equidistant between Europe and Africa. Its turbulent history has molded Malta into a melting pot of culture and influences from centuries of foreign rulers. This timeline begins around 5200 B.C. when the first Stone Age farmers arrived on Maltese

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Guests Reviews At Casa Ellul Boutique Hotel| Casa Ellul Reviews 2018

  • Dec 22, 2018

Casa Ellul is a part of the Ellul family and is truly a celebration of Malta’s past, present and future when it comes to style, architecture, design and décor.  Don’t just take our word for it, here is just a little of what our guests of 2018 have had to say about their favourite aspects of the Casa Ellul experience.

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Vineyards to Visit During your stay in Malta and Must-Try Maltese Wines

  • Dec 15, 2018

Malta is considered to be one of the smallest wine-producing nations in the world even though it has been producing wine for over 2000 years.  The people of Malta themselves drink almost all the wine that the handful of wineries on the island produces, so very little of it is exported. So to truly enjoy Maltese wine, you must take

Treat yourself to a Luxury Suite at Casa Ellul!

  • Dec 8, 2018

Luxury boutique accommodation doesn’t get any better than at Casa Ellul, a truly stunning and intimate hotel in the heart of Valletta. In this beautiful Maltese hotel, there are nine sumptuous suites to choose from, each with its own unique personality. Suite 1 – Deluxe Suite This exquisitely designed suite has replaced what was formerly the kitchen of the grand

Christmas in Valletta

Why You Should Spend Christmas In Valletta!

  • Dec 1, 2018

Twinkling lights and Christmas music fill the streets of Valletta in December. The 2018 European Capital of Culture will be bustling with vibrant events for everyone. There’s no mistaking that it’s Christmas time in the capital because as you enter Valletta you’ll be welcomed by a 35-foot tall Mdina Glass Christmas Tree outside the Parliament building.  Valletta glitters like gold


Enjoy A Festive December In Malta With These Christmas Events!

  • Nov 24, 2018

Malta is a magical place to visit during December – there are so many great theatrical Christmas events to bring the seasonal celebrations to life and bring families together to create wonderful memories! Sleeping Beauty – The Panto Teatru Manoel, Valletta, Sunday 23rd December 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019 There’s nothing like a good pantomime at Christmas and this

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10 Best Excursions in Malta

  • Nov 17, 2018

You’ve got your holiday in the beautiful island of Malta all booked up and now perhaps you’re wondering what to do with your very valuable holiday time and money? Here are some fantastic ways to spend your holiday in Malta: Full Day Quad Tour in Gozo The more adventurous travellers among you can ride a quad bike over the rugged

Malta In Winter

Malta in Winter – Find Out Why Malta Is An Amazing Winter Destination!

  • Nov 10, 2018

When you think of Malta you probably think of long hot summers and beautiful beaches with crystal blue water lapping at the shore; and you are right, Malta is a fantastic place to visit in summer.  But Malta is just as exciting in the winter too, when you can expect temperatures from 10 to 25 from October to April. Even


Novels Set In Malta| Books to Read on Your Flight to Malta

  • Oct 28, 2018

Taking a flight to Malta can be an exciting activity but having a book to read for the journey can really come in handy. That’s why we’ve listed our favourite books to read which are set in Malta, perfect to read when on your travels. Death In Malta by Rosanne Dingli In a bid to seek refuge from the already

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Blockchain Technology & Crypto-Currency In Malta – Events In Malta

  • Oct 15, 2018

How Malta’s Fast Becoming A Blockchain And Bitcoin HubTimes are changing in the Maltese economy. Last year, Malta achieved the highest economic growth out of all the countries in the European Union. This year, Malta is embracing the crypto-currency trend and this will create exciting new opportunities to further boost the economy. Crypto-currency has been slowly creeping its way into

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Hiking Trails in Malta| The 5 Top Walks In Malta

  • Oct 14, 2018

Hiking in Malta will always be a top activity to do, and with the wonderful weather and beautiful landscape, you are guaranteed to have an experience to remember. Other than the amazing and irresistible food in Malta, there are a whole number of hiking trails that will help you make your stay a memorable and fun-filled one. Below are 5

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Malta

  • Oct 7, 2018

The World Heritage Sites by UNESCO are sites known for their important cultural and natural heritage, as described in the 1972 UN Convention on World Heritage. Malta has several sites on the list and they are all great places to visit, to enjoy these magnificent sites and learn of the history that makes these places so unique. There are three

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October In Malta| What Is Happening In Malta In October?

  • Sep 16, 2018

Although the weather in October may not be as appealing as the scorching summer months, it’s still a lot warmer in Malta than it is in other parts of Europe. Temperatures average in the early 20s and the sea is still relatively warm for swimming and diving in. Malta is definitely a country worth visiting in October, as not only

What To Expect From September Weather & Upcoming Events In Malta

  • Sep 8, 2018

What’s The Weather Like In Malta In September? September is the perfect time to visit Malta. The days are still long and sunny, the temperatures are still warm in the mid-twenties and the summer crowds have died down so it’s a little bit quieter too so getting around is a calmer and cooler experience. During the early autumn, the sea

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Malta Pride 2018: Pride Week Events Taking Place In Malta

  • Sep 6, 2018

Malta is undoubtedly one of the most culturally accepting islands of the LGBTQ community, remaining at first place on the ILGA Europe’s Rainbow Map for LGBTQ Equality Rights. The vast majority of the Maltese people are the most gracious and welcoming hosts and that’s why the Pride Parade & Celebration of Malta, that begins on Friday 14th September is such

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Hidden Malta Bays| Secluded Beaches In Malta Worth Visiting

  • Aug 25, 2018

Malta is a beautiful island that is very popular among tourists who come for the sunshine, historical buildings and stunning beaches. It can get very crowded in the summer and finding a spot on the main beaches can prove very difficult. There are, however, a variety of hidden Malta beaches worth visiting if you want to beat the crowds and

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Water Sports Malta| Top 10 Fun Water Sports To Try In Malta

  • Aug 18, 2018

With warm weather, sandy bays, lagoons and crystal-clear waters, Malta is the perfect place to enjoy a range of water sports whether you’re a thrill-seeker or prefer a leisurely pace. Parasailing Malta is known for its breath-taking views, and what better way to experience them than up in the air? Parasailing is a very popular activity that offers an exhilarating

All You Need to Know About Comino Island

Malta Comino| All You Need To Know About Comino Island In Malta!

  • Aug 11, 2018

Malta's Comino Island History & Facts Comino, previously known as ‘Ephaestia’, is a small and peaceful island of the Maltese archipelago, situated in between the two larger islands of Malta and Gozo. This makes a visit to Comino a very popular day trip for anyone visiting Malta. The name Comino is derived from the flowering Cumin plant which covers the

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Fishing in Malta – A Sport Worth Trying Whilst Visiting Malta!

  • Aug 4, 2018

Situated in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, the Maltese waters offer some of the best fishing spots in the world. Malta is famous for its reputation of serving delicious dishes of seafood so it’s not a surprise that the Maltese sea is home to several species of fish. Shore fishing and boat fishing are practiced all year round so

Mdina Malta, Silent City

Mdina Malta| History, Things To Do & More

  • Jul 28, 2018

Mdina is one of the most important parts of Malta’s history, it’s the island’s highest point, and is packed full of cultural treasures. Origins of “The Silent City” can be traced back as far as 4000 years and the ancient walled city is a mixture of beautiful Baroque architecture and grand palaces, alongside its medieval foundations and Roman influences. Mdina

The Best Gozo Beaches

  • Jul 18, 2018

A trip to Gozo is an important part of visiting Malta especially if you are after unique picturesque beaches. Whether you choose to pop over for a few hours or make a day of it, there are some great beaches to visit depending on your mood. Ramla Il-Hamra [caption id="attachment_1121" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo Credit: sky_hlv[/caption] This sandy beach is the

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Malta Village Feasts| Experience A Valletta Feast Whilst In Malta

  • Jul 7, 2018

If you’re planning a trip to Malta, you’re probably already aware of the islands’ rich cultural experiences; the food, the military history, the architecture… but for a really memorable experience of true Maltese life, we definitely recommend you experience a Village Feast during your stay. What is a Maltese Village Feast? Malta’s Village Feasts, or “Village Festa” originates from the


10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Malta This Summer!

  • Jun 24, 2018

We could easily think of a million reasons to visit Malta this year, but we’ve managed to refine our list down to ten to show you why you’ll have a great time any time of the year. 1. Valletta is the European Capital of Culture 2018 Malta is extremely proud to have it’s capital city Valletta as the chosen European

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Joseph Calleja Concert In Floriana, July 2018| A Musical Must-See

  • Jun 16, 2018

Joseph Calleja, one of Malta’s most talented singers is putting on a very special concert with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and with special guest Eros Ramazzotti in Floriana on the 21st July this year, as part of his world tour, following his album release in February. Joseph Calleja’s concerts are among the most popular events in Malta and sell out

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Exploring Malta Casinos

  • Jun 9, 2018

Holidays are the perfect time to treat yourself and have some fun, and Malta has a range of spectacular casinos to make your break that little bit better. Whether you’re a regular gambler or new to the tables, the casinos will provide excellent entertainment to suit just about anybody. From deluxe restaurants to open-air bars, you’re guaranteed to have an

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The Top 5 Malta Museums You Should Visit!

  • Jun 2, 2018

Visiting the grand and historical museums that Malta has to offer should definitely be at the top of your to-do list when you plan your stay. Fortifications Interpretation Centre, St Mark Street, Valletta The Fortifications Interpretation Centre is like no other museum in Malta. It was built in 1582 and renovated into one of the most admired places in Valletta.

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Malta Dive Sites| Diving Holidays In Malta

  • May 28, 2018

The waters surrounding Malta, Gozo and Comino islands are incredibly clear, and visibility is excellent hence making diving in Malta a superb experience. There are some unique breathtaking natural features to explore in the Mediterranean Sea, and the seabed surrounding Malta is the final resting place for a number of shipwrecks which are now conservation sites. Because there are so

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Top 5 Best Places To Stay In Malta Explored!

  • May 20, 2018

Whether you are a solo traveller, looking for a romantic week with your partner, some nightlife, culture, or perhaps planning a family holiday - you won’t be disappointed with all Malta has to offer. There’s something to suit everyone and every type of holiday, but your tastes and interests will determine which resort will suit you best. Valletta – Malta’s

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Malta Beaches| Top 10 Malta Beaches Worth Visiting Whilst In Malta!

  • May 6, 2018

Part of  your stay in Valletta should involve enjoying Malta beaches, after all, we have so many of them! Visiting the beach is one of the favourite things to do in Malta, thanks to the warm weather and beautiful coastlines. These are our top ten picks! Mellieha Bay, for a proper sandy holiday beach for all the family, visit Malta’s

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Isle of MTV Malta Music Week 2018 – Where To Stay & What To Do?

  • Apr 28, 2018

Malta is filled with music in June.  ‘Isle of MTV’s music takes over Valletta's neighbouring town Floriana, from 27th June to 1st July, with an exciting line up of some of the world’s biggest artists including Jess Glynne, Jason Derulo, Snoop Dogg, Lady Gaga and The Chemical Brothers. Some concerts like the Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike concert in Il-Fosos

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What Language Is Spoken In Malta?

  • Apr 14, 2018

It is true that there are many UK ex-pats in Malta, as it was formerly under British rule. And Malta is a European Union country open to tourists from around the world, so it’s no surprise that English is spoken widely. 88% of the Malta population are English speaking, and due to Malta’s close proximity to Italy, around 66% of

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Hidden Malta Gems – Beaches, Caves & Quirky Villages

  • Apr 3, 2018

There’s so much to see and do when you visit Malta, but aside from the main attractions and historical landmarks you might expect, there are some hidden Malta gems that are well worth a trip. Hidden Beaches In Malta If you’re looking for a more secluded place to soak up sun and sea, you won’t be disappointed, Malta is an

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Valletta 2018 Events To Celebrate Valletta European Capital Of Culture

  • Mar 24, 2018

Why you should Visit Valletta during V18, Or rather why wouldn’t you? Why wouldn’t you want to visit a city that’s so steeped in culture that it’s been awarded the European Capital of Culture in 2012, and in partnership with Dutch City Leeuwarden will be celebrating that title again in 2018. Valletta is bursting to the brim with activities, and

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Is-Suq Tal-Belt – Discovering One Of Valletta’s Newest Attractions

  • Mar 17, 2018

‘Is-Suq Tal-Belt’ Or The Covered Market in Valletta, Uncovers Some Of Malta’s History Inside the walls of Valletta, you’ll find a city that will immerse you in culture; where you can find Museums, Galleries, al fresco dining at the harbour and many piazzas, winding cobbled streets, a palace, forts, and a stunning Cathedral to name just a few landmarks… But,

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Mr & Mrs Smith Malta Hotel Recommendations| Casa Ellul Reviews

  • Mar 8, 2018

The Mr & Mrs Smith website is considered one of the most authoritative and honest sites for understanding luxury travel destinations and boutique hotels. We are delighted to have a dedicated Casa Ellul page on Mr & Mrs Smith Malta Destination Section, and to see the review comments from their “official sources”, plus extra reviews from guests that have enjoyed

One of the beaches you can visit whilst in Gozo

Things To Do In Gozo – Snorkelling Spots, Beaches & Main Attractions

  • Feb 24, 2018

Gozo is a great little island to escape to, away from the hustle and bustle of mainland Malta. Gozo has beautiful secluded beaches, stunning landscapes and views, its fair share of Maltese history, landmarks, fortifications and architecture; and an excellent selection of places to eat and chill out. If you’re staying in Valletta for more than a couple of nights,

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Streets Of Valletta

  • Feb 17, 2018

Valletta’s streets are very pedestrian-friendly, making Valletta a great city for exploring on foot. Anyone that’s visited Malta before will have fond memories of the cobbled Valletta streets that feel like a step back in time.  The streets are all straight, some of them small and narrow; and some of them wide and long, spanning across the majestic capital city.

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Carnival Spirit In Malta

  • Feb 5, 2018

The Carnival spirit in Malta is something epic. In fact, Malta has celebrated Carnival week in February every single year, since the rule of the Knights of St John. February is for this reason a great time to visit Malta for a rich experience of arts, celebration and culture. Valletta is at the heart of all the carnival action where the

Meghan Markle’s Malta Visit… & Her Lovely Stay At Casa Ellul In Valletta

  • Jan 28, 2018

We speak a lot of the luxury boutique environment that we’re very proud to have created at Casa Ellul. Our hotel is a popular destination for travellers looking for a private and unique accommodation to stay in during a trip to Malta. Our Valletta location means we are popular for all kinds of purposes; a quick city break, a romantic

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Pamper Your Loved One This Valentine’s| A Weekend Break In Malta

  • Jan 24, 2018

Malta is a truly romantic getaway for couples any time of the year, but it is especially ideal to pop for a city break for Valentine's Weekend. Valletta is a great city for spending time with your loved one. There’s plenty to see and do if you want to have an active weekend, making happy memories and taking in the