Mundana’s picks for Europe’s best road trips

There’s nothing like the open road. That sense of freedom, empowerment and anticipation – the road will take you anywhere you want to go, on your terms. Europe’s diverse landscapes make it the perfect choice for a road trip. With so many possibilities, the hard part will be deciding on…

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…

Must see Cambodia

Tourism to the south east Asian nation of Cambodia has grown rapidly over the last decade. There were almost three times as many visitors in 2017 compared to a decade earlier. But many of those confine their trip to Angkor, missing many of the country’s other attractions. Here are Mundana’s…

Tips for travelling light

Travelling light is liberating. Unencumbered by luggage, you're free to be spontaneous. Riding on public transport becomes a joy. Hopping from place to place requires little effort. Checking into hotels is a cinch - no more waiting for the bellboy to arrive with the bag trolley hours after you did…

Five natural gems of Germany

The natural landscape of Germany is far from what you’d expect of a country renowned for its industrial prowess and meticulous attention to detail. The countryside of this European nation reflects a more relaxed Germany that few seem to know about. Its fairytale forests, enchanting castles, crystal clear lakes and…

Five reasons why you should visit Uganda

The East African nations of Kenya and Tanzania are well established on the tourist circuit but neighbouring Uganda is often overlooked. That's a pity, because the country has much to offer the visitor. Here are five reasons why you should visit Uganda. The primate viewing is exceptional Are you keen…

Seven day trips from Nice

It’s hard to tire of beautiful Nice, but when visiting this southerly French city, it would be a shame to miss out on exploring some of the other delights that the area has to offer. There are many unique experiences that can be found nowhere else. The French Riviera has…

Highlights of Cape Town

South Africa’s most delightful city leaves visitors spellbound, thanks to its blend of dramatic scenery and rich cultural heritage. Here are Mundana’s picks for the highlights of Cape Town. Iconic Table Mountain Whether you gaze across the bay from Bloubergstrand’s sand dunes or ascend its steep slopes in the revolving…