Every year, I like to go someplace for a few days to celebrate my birthday, and I often head to a spot in Western Europe. This year, though, I wanted to do something a bit different. My criteria? Someplace I’d never been before, someplace I could spend only a week yet still feel like I’d gotten a good flavor of the place, and someplace warmer than Chicago in winter (okay, the last part is admittedly pretty easy!). I also wanted a place where there was culture in the form of museums, historic sites, and the like, and a place where I’d feel comfortable going "solo". After research, research, and more research, I decided to visit Malta, as it seemed to meet my criteria.
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