Today we’re skipping just south of Italy to take a look at one of the smaller island states of the world, that has been a strategic strongpoint for control of the Mediterranean region since time immemorial — in the literal sense, the prehistoric megaliths to be found there are too old to be reliably dated, but whoever built those was succeeded by the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Greeks, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Sicilians, Spanish, Knights of St. John, French, and British: the Repubblika ta’ Malta, commonly known as Malta!
- UNESCO country profile
- UNESCO World Heritage Centre
- Nation Online’s profile
- CountryCode’s statistics and telephone info
- WhatPlug’s power outlet info
- Budget Your Trip’s cost estimations
- FlightMapper’s list of international airports
- Trip Advisor’s Things to Do
- Lonely Planet’s Thorn Tree forum
- none yet!