Boundaries sometimes overlap when categorizing Southern Europe as many of the countries listed in this part of the continent are also listed in other broader regions. However, the one unifying factor in this group of sixteen countries that make up this part of Europe in the Mediterranean Sea. Quite predictably, the food and culture are influenced by the climatic conditions of the region, as is the landscape. Visitors head to Greece’s Santorini or Croatia’s coastline in droves to experience first-hand the wonders of the Mediterranean lands. While Spain and Italy are the most industrialized countries in Southern Europe, the rest of the countries in the region rely greatly on agriculture.
Southern Europe too is dipped in history, and the remnants of great civilizations and cultures are visible in the ancient ruins and great monuments. The grand Colosseum of Rome, the Alhambra in Granada, and the San Giovanni Fortress in Montenegro are a testament to the region’s glorious past. Southern Europe’s fascinating present is reflected in the well-heeled cities of Milan and Barcelona and in the gastronomic centers of San Sebastian and Bilbao.

20 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Malta

20 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Malta

The small European nation of Malta really is one of a kind. It is home to some remarkable history, beautiful scenery and proud culture. We visited Malta and were surprised to see so many tourists during wintertime. Malta is such an amazing destination all year round. Check out these 20 photos that will make you…

Top 10 Things To Do In Malta

Top 10 Things To Do In Malta

Malta is a small, island country in the Mediterranean Sea that lies just 50 miles south of Sicily, Italy. It has 7000 years of history with prehistoric temples, beautiful architecture with an ancient heritage, fossil-studded cliffs, glittering hidden coves and thrilling diving opportunities with its crystal-clear blue waters, some of the cleanest in the Mediterranean. With…