1. Bordeaux in wintertime is lovely
4. Amsterdam in wintertime is huge ice rink
5. Gothenburg in wintertime looks like a fairytale
In the Mediterranean Sea, Malta is a jewel. Many civilizations have come and gone throughout the ages to utilize Malta as their fort city, going back to the Phoenicians circa 700 BCE, and many more have subsequently invaded and occupied the island over the centuries. The historical importance of this little European island country is intriguing to everyone interested in European history. Around Valletta, Malta’s capital, huge cargo containers and cruise ships are parked.