Valletta is found about half way along the north-east coast of Malta. Malta itself is in the Mediterranean, between Italy to the north and Libya to the south. Valletta is the capital of the island - the smallest capital in Europe, having a mere 7,500 residents.

Locally Valletta is known as 'Il Belt' - the city. It is also Malta's main port, due to its being a long peninsula (called Sceberras Peninsula) between two natural harbours - Grand Harbour and Marsamxett.

Read more: Visit Valletta - highlights and places to visit in Valletta, Malta

Latvia is a small country in northern Europe, adjacent to Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania. Over the last few centuries it has been ruled by various different countries, which has created a confluence of many cultures in the country - hence within Latvia you can find the cultures of countries as diverse as Russia, Germany and Sweden.

The capital of Latvia is Riga and it contains many tourist attractions, such as 'Old town', freedom monument etc. This city is also famous for its nightlife. It has plenty of options for shopping, dinning and sight seeing. This city has something for everyone - whether you are happy to spend a decent amount of money or are travelling on a tight budget, you will surely find something according to your requirements in the city.

Read more: Visit Riga - highlights and places to visit in Riga, Latvia