take me home

We’re sad to see you go but to make your departure a little bit sweeter, we’ve compiled a list of all things Maltese, which you should definitely make space for in your luggage. Ranging from prints of iconic sights, to beautifully crafted oil and vinegar bottles, saviour those memories of the Maltese Islands with this unique gifts 

It-Torri L-Aħmar print

torri l-aĦmar print

Photo: Te Fit-Tazza

Torri l-aĦmar

Photo: Red Tower, Mellieħa

Pictured: our very own iconic red tower, up in the North of the island. Not only is it unique in its aesthetic, but also its striking contrast with its surrounding environment. 

Get your hands on this print, or one like it from Te Fit-Tazza, here.

honey rings, baby!

Qagħaq tal-għasel

Photo: Honey Ring, Caffe Cordina

Qagħaq tal-għasel

Photo: Pippa Mattei

Pictured: Traditional Maltese sweet made with black treacle (għasel iswed), marmalade, orange peel and spices. Get your hands on these delicious Honey Rings, as well as other similar products from Caffe Cordina, on Republic Street, Valletta, or have a look here.

Hand crafted bottles

oil/vinegar bottle

Photo: Mdina Glass

Glass blowing

Photo: Gozo Glass

Pictured: The turquoise, purple and green oil/vinegar bottle, which would look great in any kitchen regardless of the style or colour combination of the room. Each bottle comes with a stainless steel spout for an even flow, and can be found at Mdina Glass, here.

Luzzu socks

luzzu socks

Photo: Souvenirs That Don't Suck

Socks in action

Photo: Souvenirs That Don't Suck

Pictured: A souvenir that socks! Bring a little colour to business casual with the lines of the Luzzu and good ol’ Osiris keeping watch. Get your hands on your very own pair on Souvenirs That Don’t Suck, here.

maltese doors coasters

maltese doors coasters set

Photo: Stephanie Borg

Mugs and coasters

Photo: Stephanie Borg

Pictured: A set of four cork-based coasters, depicting faithfully-reproduced ink drawings of traditional Maltese doors. Packed in a kraftboard box and tied with a ribbon, get your hands on them and similar products on Stephanie Borg, here.

prickly pear liqueur

bajtrija, prickly pear liqueur

Photo: Salvina

The prickly pear fruit

Photo: Shutterstock

Pictured: The Prickly Pear Liqueur, called ‘Bajtrija’. Made from the pulp of the cactus, prickly pear fruit, it is an unusual and exceptionally flavourful liqueur, which you can get your hands on Savina, here