The Maltese are proudly a bi-lingual nation, with it’s Native Maltese tongue combined with very good English language, which is officially taught to all students throughout the Maltese and Gozitan schools. Being very close to Italy, most Maltese nationals can very easily adapt to the Italian language also.
Valletta is today’s capital city of Malta, it was crowned so after Malta’s first capital city Mdina, in the earlier ages. Today’s capital, heartily holds most of the wartime history of Malta, together with architectural buildings, shopping arcades and traditional theatre. Phenomenal bastion views of the Three Cities and the major sea port can be had from the Upper Barakka Gardens in Valletta. Only recently, Valletta has been given a boost forward with the opening of the beautiful Valletta Waterfront. Numerous exquisite and highly rewarded restaurants and bistros line this promenade which overlooks one of the most beautiful and greatly historic ports of the Mediterranean. Valletta Waterfront is a must to visit both during the day and night.
Malta and Gozo, together with a taste of Comino, offer any of it’s visitors a relaxed sunny and friendly environment. Together, the three islands form a combination of all the right ingredients to ensure a memorable and pleasure-filled experience.
98 per cent of the Maltese Nation are Roman Catholics, and this can be confirmed by the numerous churches and chapels scattered across the islands. The Maltese are considered to be very friendly, good hearted and hospitable people.
Malta has transformed itself from a former Great Britain acquired country to a Republic and later to an European Union member in 2004. It is an island that is dependant mostly on it’s tourist industry, since Malta’s natural resources are limited, it continues to be dependant on its neighbours, primarily being European and North African countries.