Essential Las Vegas Experiences

The bright lights of the Las Vegas strip attract over 40 million visitors each year. A recent survey found that the city was the destination most US travellers have at the top of their wish list. So what is it about this glittering corner of the state of Nevada that…

Bremen for beginners

The north German city of Bremen doesn’t receive the visitor numbers of Berlin, Munich or Cologne. But despite its under the radar status, it’s well worth a visit. Here are some of its highlights. The musicians The fairytale “The Musicians of Bremen” was written by Brothers Grimm two centuries ago,…

Must-see UAE

The UAE’s attractions extend far beyond its many iconic skyscrapers and malls. Beyond the cities lie mountains, canyons and beautiful beaches, not to mention an awful lot of sand. Here’s what you shouldn’t miss with our suggestions for must-see UAE. The world’s tallest building Dubai’s home to the world’s tallest…

Five reasons to visit Chefchaouen, Morocco

Morocco’s a great winter destination. The northerly city of Chefchaouen, or Chaouen to its residents, is easily reached from Tangier, Tetouan or Fes. Located in the heart of the Rif Mountains, its colourful homes and businesses straggle up a sloping site. Here’s why you should add it to your Morocco…

Beyond Milan – discover the hidden gems of Lombardy

It’s no surprise that Milan has plenty to offer tourists. Europe’s fashion capital wows visitors with world class shopping and sights such as the famous Duomo and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. But beyond Milan lies a region packed with history, art and architecture. If you’re keen to discover the…

Gems of the South Pacific

The remoteness of the South Pacific for most of us makes this an alluring destination. The many island nations of this great ocean are as diverse as they are interesting. Here are Mundana's picks for the gems of the South Pacific. Vanuatu The island archipelago of Vanuatu gets its fair…

Five reasons to visit the Maldives

The Maldives are a group of coral atolls and sand bars 620 miles south west of the southern tip of India. It’s no wonder lovers of pretty views and water sports flock there, given the average altitude of just seven feet above the ocean. Our children may be the last…

Yorkshire’s best bits

Heading to the UK soon? Why not add a few days to your trip and explore the county of Yorkshire. Sometimes dubbed "God's Own County", Yorkshire folk are as welcoming as they are straight-talking. Whether you're a fan of history, nature or contemporary culture, there's a little corner of Yorkshire…

Must-see Cartagena, Colombia’s Caribbean gem

Cartagena, perhaps the prettiest city in Colombia, looks outwardly to the Caribbean as much as it does to the country itself. This centuries-old city is a must for fans of history, culture and music. It's a vibrant and colourful place that warms the soul and gets under your skin. Here's…

Are these the world’s favourite river cruises?

Slow travel’s a hot trend right now, and river cruising is seeing a marked increase in passenger numbers as a result. If you’ve never taken a cruise before, it’s a good way to test the water, so to speak. Daily stops, smaller ships, and a chance to immerse yourself in…