Malta is an odd one. Or at least that’s my interpretation based on what I saw of the country. Which, in all honesty, wasn’t very much as I missed my flight and ended up only spending 3 days there as opposed to the four and a half I planned. But still, Malta is so teeny tiny that even in a day you can cover quite a lot of ground. A lot of dusty, beige ground. That was my first impression of the country as the flight started to descend into Malta International Airport – the whole country looked so beige and un-European that on landing I actually pulled out my phone to double check on Google Maps that we were still within the boundaries of Europe. Turns out we were – just about. Looking at a map (with a magnifying glass so you can actually find the tiny little speck)…