Have you ever thought of visiting Malta? If not, do so. This tiny country - a 3-island archipelago in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea - is fully packed with historical significance. From pre-historical sites to medieval fortresses besieged by the ottomans, to World War II air bases, you will find it all there. Put on top of that beautiful beaches and vibrating city life and you get yourself unforgettable vacations.
Pictured, a cannon of the traditional Saluting Battery being fired. Also pictured, the old capital Mdina and the garden of St. John's bastion in the citadel of Victoria. The sites date back to the 16th century, when crusader knights governed the islands.
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