Blackbeard is the most well-known pirate to roam the Seven Seas. This year is the 300th anniversary of the end of his reign of terror, celebrated throughout the U.S.
Malta gives visitors a chance to create their own swashbuckling adventure.
Shipwreck diving adds an extra element of intrigue, history, and discovery to scuba diving and snorkeling.
Ready yer sea legs and leave the landlubbers behind!