With vivid, mesmerising patterns, Maltese floor tiles are an iconic addition to any house of character. Handmade by a dwindling number of artisans, these tiles have a rich history and a resurgence in their popularity may yet save this endangered trade. This is how they are made.Read More
First impressions are everything and there are few addresses as prestigious as the Portomaso Tower. Now, a range of office spaces have become available for rent in this iconic tower block, offering world-class facilities and a host of amenities in this popular location.Read More
It can be tempting to hunker down indoors through the winter months, with just the TV and endless cups of tea for company, but there is more to life than Netflix and fleece socks.
Here are a few ideas for things you can do in Malta this winter that don’t involve your sofa.
Are you looking to own a slice of local Maltese history? Well, many properties on the market are literally more than a couple of centuries old, exuding the quaintness and mystery of old island life. Old houses are truly beautiful and make it easy to dream of living it out in one of them, but while it may be easy to think you’ve got yourself a bargain, consider if you’ve got yourself a fixer-upper instead.
Do you remember how much we loved summer, as kids? However much things have changed since then, kids these days still love their summers very much. And who’s to blame them? No school routine, no waking up super early, no homework and plenty of time to play! So many things to love about summer!Read More
The most fraught and conflicted argument of summer have divided Malta’s islanders for generations. This is the sort of argument you grow up with and might lean to and fro with it as you grow up.
When going for a swim there are two kinds of people. Sandy beach people and rocky beach people. We don’t care about the people in between, because they’ll go wherever.
So what’s the difference between sandy beaches and rocky beaches?Read More
We want to change the world and we know it takes time. Going waste-free is not simply a ‘trend’; it is a big environmental movement that aims to reduce the amount of waste produced in every household daily to zero. It really takes a small effort on your side and it does heaps of good for everyone!Read More
Beaches are the top destinations for almost everyone in summer, tourists and locals alike. Malta and Gozo are chock full of beaches, from sandy to pebbly to rocky to cliff, and everything in between. Lounge and dive, sunbathe and snorkel, canoe and picnic, there’s a place to do just that. Most important, they’re all perfect to beat the heat and relax!Read More
It may be a small city on a tiny island, but it sure has a huge heart. As Valletta basks in the limelight of its Valletta European Capital City of Culture 2018, city living takes centre stage and more of us are strongly inclined to relocate to Valletta. With its wealth of beautiful buildings, Valletta has myriad properties worthy of serious consideration. But it’s not just about the properties…Read More
Malta enjoys its fair share of antique palazzos situated in village cores, old towns, hidden alleys and historic squares. Large, bright and beautiful, many of these Maltese palazzos become cherished and sought-after real estate properties that are in high demand by local and international buyers alike.Read More
The RE/MAX wordmark and the beloved hot air balloon logo have been representing RE/MAX visually since the 1970s. Over the years, both have acquired iconic status and have become instantly identifiable in the more than 100 countries where RE/MAX is present. However, great brands evolve while retaining the elements that make them unique and recognisable. Read on to see how RE/MAX managed to strike the perfect balance…Read More
We don’t get frigid temperatures in Malta but our winters do give us a fair share of cold winds blowing in from the sea around us with temperatures feeling much nippier than the numbers on the barometer. Needless to say, Maltese homes tend to feel chilly exceptionally cold with numbing temperatures having to be endured both indoors and out.Read More
It is the unspoken thing on an island such as Malta, that it would be superbly idyllic to live by the sea. There was a time before WWII when the well-to-do and nouveau riche would make it their purpose in life to buy a house on a seafront and enjoy it as a family retreat all summer. Such was the case of the wealthy families of The Three Cities who could afford to invest in a second home where only the British lived. So many of the lovely two storey houses which once lined the Sliema promenade were just such properties, owned by Maltese families who lived elsewhere for most of the year.Read More
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.Read More