Character Houses

Malta

Maltese Tiles or Moroccan?

10.April 2017

Do you go gaga when you slam your eyes on a clean slate of antique Maltese Tiles? Then you belong to a very specific category of people who have learned to appreciate the beauty of these old-style hand-made traditional tiles which belong to Malta’s architectural and interiors history.

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A History of the Kitchen

07.August 2014

Although the kitchen is the room we spend the most money on, did you know that it actually has some very humble beginnings? The phrase ‘the hearth is the heart of the home’ is very…

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Valletta

Living in Valletta

01.September 2013

A typical comment from new visitors to the city of Valletta is that it brings a surprise around each and every corner. Perhaps it was one of the reasons why UNESCO voted it as a…

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Valletta

History of the Maltese Balcony

31.August 2013

One of the best ways to appreciate the impact of the Maltese balcony is to walk the perimeter of lower Valletta and see the rows of balconies sitting one atop another, looking similar to eyes, where each property in Valletta watches silently over Valletta’s part of the water.

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Gozo – The Farmhouse Part 1

08.October 2012

Gozo is quiet, quieter than Malta. And that’s a known fact. Gozo’s quiet and welcoming character is partly due to its success in retaining its rural ambience which is highlighted by ample green stretches of…

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