Hong Kong highlights

Hong Kong’s Chinese name translates as “fragrant harbour” and the waterfront is as important today as it was in the past. Years of British rule and its Chinese heritage have created a cultural mash up which provides a compelling reason to visit the territory. Chuck in some extraordinary landscapes, fabulous food and plenty of warm

Thailand’s top temples

Visiting temples should be part of any Thailand vacation. From reclining Buddhas to whitewashed chedis, they’re a feast for the eyes. Here are Mundana’s picks for some of Thailand’s top temples. Wat Pho Let’s start in Bangkok at one of the largest temple complexes in the Thai capital. There you’ll find a 46 metre long

Must-see DC: what not to miss in the US capital

Many travellers overlook the US capital in their rush to see its headliner cities like New York, Miami and San Francisco. But Washington DC has much to offer the visitor, not least its political monuments and landmarks. If you know it’s time you must see DC, here’s what not to miss in the US capital.

Visit Yerevan, Armenia’s charming capital

Armenia’s attractive capital provides a central base for travellers wishing to visit its many monasteries. But the city itself is not without its attractions. With plenty of things to see and do, Yerevan itself is worthy of at least a couple of days’ sightseeing. Here’s what not to miss if you visit Armenia’s charming capital.

Which island should you choose for your Seychelles trip?

If ever somewhere deserved to be labelled paradise, then surely this is it? The Seychelles is a beautiful island archipelago in the Indian Ocean. Though it is popular as a honeymoon destination, its charms are in no way reserved for loved-up couples. In fact, choose the right spot and it’s just as perfect for families,

Highlights of Namibia

Namibia’s glorious scenery will blow you away. This southern African country is blessed with incredible deserts, dramatic canyons, desiccated salt pans and mile upon mile of breathtaking coastline. If you’re tempted to add it to your African bucket list, then here are our suggestions for what to include on your highlights of Namibia itinerary. Sossusvlei

Skye Five: what not to miss on Scotland’s most famous island

The Isle of Skye is linked to the Scottish mainland by a road bridge, which might explain its popularity with visitors. But convenience isn’t the only reason tourists descend on the place – there are distilleries, charming pubs and castles littered all over the island. But the showstopper is the landscape itself, which has a

Georgia on my mind

Have you ever visited Georgia? This country on the fringes of Europe boasts incredible scenery, a charming capital city and a friendly welcome. Here are four places you should add to your itinerary if Georgia is on your mind. Tbilisi’s Old Town Leafy squares and a well-established café culture make Tbilisi a treat at the

German Hansa cities to add to your bucket list

Back in the 12th century, a group of German cities banded together to strengthen their trade advantage and bolster defence against those who would destroy them. They were known as the Hanseatic League, a body which also encompassed cities in Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands and even the UK. In 1862, the organisation

Have you considered a trip to Salalah?

Subtropical Salalah is a smart choice for a vacation, no matter what time of year you plan to travel. Here’s what you shouldn’t miss from this Omani gem. Frankincense from the souk This part of Oman is known as the Land of the Frankincense. In the countryside surrounding the city, Boswellia sacra trees provide some

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