British expat Sarah Briggs moved to Malta with her husband and two sons at the end of last year. Read on for her top tips and best recommendations for where to go and what to do as you settle into life on the island.

Number One Piece of Advice for new arrivals to Malta – Set up a Revolut account

Best Way to Meet People and Make Friends – At the school or nursery gates

Favourite Supermarket – Greens

Favourite Specialist Food Shop – Meats and Eats in Sliema

Favourite Cafe – Crudo in Balluta

Favourite Hairdresser – I have a great English hairdresser Megan come to my house.

Favourite Outdoor Space – Ta’Qali National Park

Favourite Children’s Activity – Sliema Wanderers FC

Favourite Healthcare Provider – St James Private Hospital, Sliema

Biggest Challenge in Malta – Quickly getting hold of an electrical/household item, although online shopping is improving.

Best Thing About Living in Malta – So much to do within a small island – it’s particularly good for young children.

Let us know if you have any questions for Sarah – we’ll keep in touch and pass on replies. Add your questions in the comments below or email