Ecuador has something to offer everyone. Nowhere else in Latin America can you find such a diversity of landscapes, climates and cultures in such a compact and easily accessible area. The Andes Mountains, the Amazon rainforest, the Coastal Beaches - there is an incredible variety of adventures to choose from.
The straw donkey and sombrero image of Spain is now largely consigned to the bin - along with the paella and chips. In its place comes a sheaf of sparkling and evocative new images, as the visitor trend turns from sun-and-fun package holidays to individually tailored, more sophisticated themes.
Stylish, cultured, good-humoured and volatile - Italy, with its golden light, stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage, has inspired poets and painters for centuries. Perhaps more than any other country, it has influenced the course of European development, particularly in culture and political thought
The Maltese archipelago, situated almost at the centre of the Mediterranean, includes the islands of Malta, Gozo, Comino, Comminotto and Filfla. Its location has made it an important strategic base since the earliest days of navigation, and thus has been visited by many cultures.