As I’ve lived in Asia for 2 decades, my travel around Europe is not great and has mostly been over the last 5 years. The advent of the Euro has, unfortunately pushed up prices through Europe and it is hard to find a cheap backpackers place.
A place steeped in history with ruins older than the Pymids of Egypt; Ggantija, Taxien & the Hypoguem Roman remains as well as the base for the Knights of St Johns.
It does have it’s night life and local parts as well.
The fort at the entrance to Valetta harbour, built by the Knights of St John.
A group of 9 islands off the coast of Africa. Very famous naval stop over. Administered by Portugal, it has hot springs and mountains country and a number of small tea plantations.
We only stayed on the largest of the islands but island hopping is possible as ferries run between the islands
A Taking my battered Yamaha 600 Divvy with 100,000 miles on the clock, we toured France, Spain, and Portugal