The currency currently used in Malta and Gozo is euro’s; Visit the Catacombs of Rabat which is in the neighbouring city of Mdina. The lack of rent controls becomes a major problem. I am thinking about moving to Malta in the next 2 years, I am romanian but I live in the UK,my partner and my baby are british. In this article, I’ll go through both the positives and the negatives of expat life in Malta, grouped into 14 different areas, through the eyes of someone who’s spent around 3 years on the island and has previously lived in 5 other EU countries – from East to West to South. And if friendly words opened gates for you in the past, don’t expect that to be the case when you deal with government agencies in most of Europe. Accomodation: Prepared to be ripped by a landlord (foreign or local). Easy, we foreigners, will soon move to another country that lets you run an igaming company. Thank you Mr. Grech. Comino’s inlet of the Blue Lagoon attracts snorkelers, divers and day-trippers who just fancy a dip. Con: Traffic jams are commonplace and very hard to predict. Starting with Cyprus, Ireland and Poland. There’s no question that Malta is a popular and attractive destination for expats who are out on the hunt for the sun and easy life – and there’s plenty of both in stock for you when moving to Malta. Coming from Portugal where restaurants close only when the last customer decides to leave, It took me a while to get used to the “Maltese way”. ROBINSON BUCKLER is such a nice man, he also helped me stop my cardiac problem. It still is folks just more of it, one day they will finish what they started. Nobody seems to mention this “minor” detail… but I know lots of people who get a cough within days of moving here. Buying a house is expensive here, I’d recommend looking at some real estate sites and observing prices before deciding whether to rent or buy a home. So you have to pay like in a luxurious area but get the quality of the badest areas. Pro: Laid back lifestyle, proximity to the sea and 300 days of sunshine certainly allows for a reduced stress, compared to most other places in Europe. Also you are obviously to ashamed about what you have to say that you can’t even use your real name, Was good 10 years ago! We have reviews of the best places to see in Malta. 3. Discover the worldâs best havens, ranked and rated like never before, here. Like me you can return to the continent by car if flying is a problem, like in my case the dog…..that was once lost in Toulouse airport! To make up for this many vegetables, especially those in season bought from local markets, are competitively priced. Shame man Mary, you and Stan seem to have the same condition where your heads and faces look like big vaginas, so people take every opportunity to screw you. Satabank a dodgy Maltese bank was “frozen” by the corrupt Maltese government. A lot of people agree with most of it, while others have had different experiences. Do not open bank accounts in Malta. We’re used to island life, having lived over 30 years on Guam. Private schools are also plentiful, and rather inexpensive compared to many other European countries. Malta took their biggest footballing defeat in 1983, losing 12-1 to Spain, a game many claim was fixed to allow Spain to progress in the 1984 Euros. I wouldn’t say there is that much bureaucracy in Malta. An inflated housing market and expensive food when it comes to anything healthy. This has had a very good impact on traffic conditions in certain areas and it’s great to see the government moving in the right direction. Pro: Private health insurance in Malta is extremely inexpensive. 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