This 3-island Mediterranean country (Gozo, Comino, & Malta itself) is a fascinating anomaly -- developed by medieval crusaders & speaking a language akin to Arabic. Good dining & nightlife in capital Valletta, charming villages, great beaches.

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Cool things to see/do in St. Paul's Bay (San Pawl il-Bahar)

Xwejnusgozo    If you're thinking about going on a sun-splashed holiday with your family or significant other, then choosing the destination of St Paul’s Bay - San Pawl il-Bahar in Maltese - is a fantastic option (named, by the way, because tradition has it that the biblical St. Paul was shipwrecked here on a journey from Caesarea to Rome). Just a half-hour drive southeast from Malta's capital Valletta, this town's normal population of just over 23,000 more than doubles, to around 60,000 in…

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4 reasons to make it to marvelous Malta

             On one of the quirkiest islands (well, archipelago) in the Mediterranean Sea, you'll find a fascinating society that's one of Europe's most densely populated, essentially founded during the mediaeval Crusades by a quasi-military Catholic religious order, the Knights of Malta; and where locals drive on the left and are basically bilingual in English and the native language - Europe's only Semitic tongue, largely a hybrid of Arabic and Sicilian. Furthermore, this singular country…

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