Malta is fast becoming the location of choice for many savvy investors, or for those simply wanting a safe haven to call home, alternative passports, residency or a Plan B. Having personally researched the alternatives I’m often asked ‘why choose Malta?’ rather than other obvious contenders. My simple response: ‘Malta is tops on safety, language, location, economy, accessibility and lifestyle’.

Cyprus still has an unresolved border issue 44 years after the 1974 Turkish-Greek War. Now with Erdogan, Turkey’s all-powerful president, what are the prospects of a resolution?

In Portugal and Spain less than 35% of the population speak English whilst in Malta 95% of the population speak English.

Mauritius and Seychelles are expensive and not in Europe, so there is no Schengen visa.