• Malta has regular commuting by sea with Sicily, Pozzallo, Catania, Central Italy and Genoa. Ferries anchor next to La Valletta Waterfront.
  • Its official currency is the euro and can be obtained at any bank of the country; but it is recommended making the exchange beforehand.
  • The best time to travel to Malta is the fall, since the weather is good, there are fewer hurricanes, and the number of tourists lowers drastically, which allows to enjoy the destination much more.
  • In order to visit Malta, it is needed to process the visa before arriving in the country; it must be applied for in the due consulates. Citizens from the European Union do not need visa.
  • Both, Malta and the Island of Gozo, have each an unlimited and quite reliable Wi-Fi network, only inaccessible at some far and inner sites. It is important to consider that they use three-pin plugs and sockets; although, many of them are adapted.
  • Malta’s sun is magnificent, but it also might be sultry without a proper hydration or sun block, so one must get protection and include appropriate clothing in a changing and nice environment.





  • In addition to the megalithic temples, the cathedrals and underground catacombs, it is important to visit the Malta Maritime Museum, one of the best in the world, with surprises for the sea lovers.
  • The St. Mary Magdalene Chapel has a balcony that offers one of the best views of the Dingli cliffs.
  • A souvenir that is worth of acquiring is the bobbin lace produced in Gozo, one of the best in the world.
  • Sliema and St Julian gather most of the big hotel chains; they are full of apartments and schools for foreigners who come to study the English language, especially, Spaniards.
  • The Silema ferries’ zone has heavy traffic, but from this point the views of La Valleta are the best.
  • Marsaxlokk Market is the most popular, it is set only on Sundays, but it is very worthy of visiting, because it is very colorful and has unique products and ambience.
  • St. Julian’s zone has the best night life; there are always parties and friendly people.
  • There are relic buses in Malta, historical, not public, and decorated in very peculiar ways, everyone in a different way; so it is worth exploring them and learning about their stories.




Text: AMURA ± Photo: eff WhartoN /