Since ancient times, the island of Malta has been renowned for its splendid honey. There’s even some speculation that the country’s name has its origins in honey. The ancient Greeks referred to Malta as “Melite” (Μελίτη), translating to “honey sweet.” During the Roman period, the island was called “Melita.” In Latin, “mel” means honey.
Forgotten for millennia, Malta’s subterranean Hypogeum offers a fascinating look into the island’s mysterious Temple Builders.
What to see and do in the captivating Mediterranean city of Valletta, Malta.
Mingling with Malta’s famous diving dog — a Jack Russell Terrier named Titti.
From magnificent mosaics to marble statues, the Domus Romana Museum offers a wonderful peek at the island’s ancient Roman heritage.
Gozo is home to gorgeous cliffs and beaches — and some fabulous salt pans, which are still in use today.
For millennia, people have sailed the waters near Malta. Even today, a sailing excursion is still one of the best ways to explore this island nation.
Opened in Valletta in 1732, the Manoel Theatre has hosted knights, generals, and heads of state.