Lonely Planet Publications. Malta basks in 300 days of sunshine - so there's never a bad time to visit. It's compact and beachy, with a hearty slew of history, culture and tradition to explore. It's also friendly to all budgets. Special Activities chapter focuses on the superb diving and snorkelling. Detailed coverage of sister islands Gozo and Comino. In-depth information on local history, culture, art and food. The sweetest accommodation in Malta.
Berlitz Publishing. 144 pages. Size 4"x5?". Includes foreign language and cultural tips; updated hotel and restaurant information catering to every budget; color-coded quick-reference sections with lists of most frequently used phrases and expressions; full color photos and graphics; maps and town plans; updated information covering amenities, transport, and emergencies; practical advice for leisure and business travel; and comprehensive recommendations for shopping, sports, festivals, and nightlife.