The Huffington Post 18/03/2014: Fun fact: There are over 200 islands in the Mediterranean, but a whopping 90% of tourists stay on just 10% of them. File Malta into the "lesser-known" category, at least as far as Americans are concerned.
Malta sits south of Sicily and northeast of Tunisia. It has a craggy coast, beaches, lots of history and is one of Europe's smallest countries. Interest piqued? Read on.