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Our Brand

So, why Il Mondo? Il Mondo means the world in Italian. We admire the Italian culture and style and we wanted our company to reflect this and indeed "travel the world". Creating our brand was an exciting experience, allowing us to create a vibe, an experience which...

Forest therapy in MIRAMONTI

We recently visited Miramonti Boutique Hotel, Italy, a special kind of escape... Hard to find, hard to forget. 4,000 feet above Merano in Italy’s South Tyrol region you can find a place far away from everyday life, a special kind of escape...

Cruising for those who don’t like the idea of cruising…

Welcome onboard Regent Seven Seas Voyager We recently spent three nights onboard Regent Seven Seas Voyager as part of her Barcelona to Rome 19 night voyage. Boarding her in Naples, sailing the Strait of Messina, followed by a stop in...

Il Mondo journeys through Vietnam

Exploring Vietnam  Vietnam: a country with a strong sense of national identity, possessing a unique cultural heritage. Fascinating history, gorgeous landscapes, tasty food and vibrant energy. People who are characterised by their cool and calm manner, welcoming foreign travellers with...

Creating a hideaway… Fashion x Travel

British fashion and interiors designer Matthew Williamson shares the inspiration behind his masterpiece suite at Mallorca’s Belmond La Residencia. With his dazzling floral patterns, dreamy aquamarine hues and luscious bird and butterfly prints, you could say Matthew Williamson’s work was...

Discover British Columbia: wilderness, fascinating culture, superb wildlife and sparkling cityscapes.

Combining breathtaking scenery with vast wilderness, fascinating culture, superb wildlife and sparkling cityscapes, British Columbia is one of Canada’s top holiday destinations, offering year-round adventure and an incredible variety of activities. Top tip: travel outside of peak season; although you’ll still...

Lose yourself in Hong Kong

Lose yourself in Hong Kong’s glittering cityscapes and secluded islands as you learn to live like a local with our exclusive destination guide. Get on board with island-hopping Top Tip: Always take an overnight bag in case you fall in...

Take a walk on the wild side…

Expedition Cruising: Transformational and experiential holidays, offered in far-flung 'bucket list' regions around the world. Expeditions are truly about discovery, experiencing an intimate connection to a place, being in an environment where you can reflect, learn, become smarter and become...

Madeira: a nature lover’s paradise

Explore Madeira Fashionable since the early 19th century, this beautiful island continues to captivate tourists with its leisurely atmosphere and spectacular scenery. Madeira is a nature lover’s paradise. Hike mountain trails dense with foliage. Sail the curves of the coastline,...

Four Seasons Hotel, Florence – The Revival of a Historical Home

Having just spent a week exploring Florence's must-see sites, hotels and restaurants, I feel there is certainly something magical about this place, from the tranquility of the gardens to the busy city. Whether you want to soak up some of...

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