And the Maltese pound
isn't quite as favourable -you'll be getting 1.
The Bulgarian lev, the Cypriot pound, the Estonian kroon, the Maltese pound
and (after some sharp swings) the Latvian lats are still at the same level as when the Euro came into force in 1999.
In 2004 they joined the European Union and this year swapped their Maltese pounds
In 2004, they joined the European Union and on January 1, 2008, they swapped their Maltese pounds
In 2004 they joined the European Union and this year, they swapped their Maltese pounds
Two sun loungers and a beach umbrella for three Maltese pounds - less if you negotiate.
Then there's the food at the local beach cafe with tables overlooking the sea - two massive helpings of fresh lasagne washed down with a bottle of local wine costs a mere five Maltese pounds.