Why Malta should be your next idyllic vacation
Dream-like geography: Resting in the Mediterranean Sea is the charming archipelago of Malta.
It’s surprisingly affordable: Malta is a great budget destination, possibly one of the best in Europe.
Tons of sun: The weather in Malta is bright most of the year, with an average of 300 days of sun, and very mild winters.
The capital: Valletta: The nation’s capital is rich in history and culture, capturing the imagination with vibrant baroque buildings.
More than 6,000 years of history: The famed Knights of Malta played an important role in construction starting in the 11th century.
The food: According to The Great Courses, Malta is the ninth best European country for food.
Pastizzi and Kinnie: Among the various pastries, pies, pastas, and pizza slices available on the street.
The fish: Originally established as a port by the Phoenicians, the picturesque fishing village of Marsaxlokk remains the main supplier of fish to the island of Malta.
Colorful beaches: Located on the northern side of the island of Gozo, within the Republic of Malta.
One of the hottest European diving spots: Cirkewwa is located on the northern end of Malta.