The most colourful places in Mexico

Could your life use an injection of colour? When everything feels just a bit too grey, consider a trip to Mexico. This colourful country is just the ticket for a vacation that energises and revitalises. Here’s where to book if you’re looking for a holiday that will take you to…

Travel hacks for your next flight

If we’re honest, few of us really enjoy flying. It’s the necessary evil that gets us to our dream destination in the shortest space of time. There are plenty of ways you can make the experience more bearable. Here are Mundana’s travel hacks for your next flight. Increase your chances…

Must-see highlights of Australia

Planning a first trip to Australia can be daunting. With so many places to see and vast distances to cover if you’re travelling between them, knowing what to include and what to leave out can be tricky. To help you out, here are Mundana’s picks for the must-see highlights of…

Top tips for reducing travel stress

As a travel writer, I don’t really do travel stress – it wouldn’t be the ideal job for me if I did. But to travel stress-free takes practice and planning. If the thought of packing for a trip sends you into a panic, here are my tried and tested tips…

Are these the world’s best underground tours?

Subterranean attractions have a certain allure when it comes to tourism. Making your way underground gives the visitor a sense of venturing into the unknown and that’s always an attractive prospect. Here at Mundana we’ve been compiling a list of our favourites. What do you think: are these the world’s…

Six of the best Swiss railway journeys

Switzerland might be familiar to winter sports enthusiasts but it packs a punch in summer too. Let the train take the strain and transport you through the country’s breathtaking landscapes. Here are Mundana’s picks for the best Swiss railway journeys. The Bernina Express Hanging out of the window of a…

Where to travel this spring

In the northern hemisphere, winter is almost over with for another year. The cherry blossom is making its presence felt and parks revel in the glorious colours of spring bulbs.  If you’re looking for a break, here’s where you should travel this spring. Japan Let’s start with the obvious. Spring…

The delightful trulli of Alberobello

Puglia, the narrow heel of Italy's boot, is known for its unique trulli. These cone shaped structures dot the landscape, usually in the countryside beside fields of olive trees. Their original purpose was to serve as farm buildings. The rudimentary, limestone block structures ably protected cows and other livestock from…

Are these the world’s best luxury rail journeys?

Be warned: slow travel’s addictive. We may think we want to jump on a plane, but board a train instead for a cross-continental journey and this is vacationing on an epic scale. But you don’t need to ditch the comfort when you swap your five star resort for a moving…

Four reasons to visit the Cinque Terre

Italy’s Cinque Terre comprises five villages stretching along one of the most picturesque coastlines in the whole of the country. Each one is linked to the next not by road, but by rail, sea and ancient hiking trails. However you travel, you should try to see them all. Each has…