Las Vegas is the gambling mecca of the world. But what has Vegas got to offer if you're just not into gambling? Actually, there are lots of fabulous things to keep you entertained in sin city. In no particular order, here are my top ten things to see and do in and around Las Vegas besides gambling.
There are certain things every visitor to the city should see and do; get up close to The Golden Gate Bridge, check out the best views, take a boat across the bay to visit 'The Rock' home of Alcatraz, and trundle up the city's hills on an iconic cable car for both the experience and the views. And that's just for starters. Here are my tips on what to see and do in San Francisco, the 'City by the Bay'.
The Coit Tower, San Francisco is shaped like the nozzle of a fire hose and stands at 210 ft. Head up to the top of the tower in its Art Deco elevator and you'll get to take in the stunning 360 degree views of the city from its open-air observation deck.
Reykjavik is the coolest of cities with a distinct design culture and artistic creativity. Here are my Reykjavik design favourites from architecture to home crafts...
What to see and do in Porto, Portugal. My top tips for the ten best things to see and do in Porto - from bookshops to bridges and Port Wine tasting to Art Nouveau cafes.
Porto is one of Europe's prettiest cities, resting on the river Douro it's straddled by six bridges. Buildings are decorated in beautiful blue and white azelejo tiles and painted in shades of daffodil yellow and ox-blood red. Let me take you on a Porto photo tour.
What to see do in Lisbon, where and what to eat and how to get to Belem from the city to buy the best Pastéis de nata in Portugal
In pictures - My five favourite iconic views of New York from Brooklyn Bridge to the avenue of trees in Central Park and Downtown Manhattan to Grand Central Terminal.
Dubai is an extraordinary place; home of skyscrapers, deserts and the world's tallest building. But there’s another side to Dubai and amid the skyscrapers I found a city with an authentic Emirati culture, a rich heritage and a fascinating food scene.
Mui Ne, a small fishing town with a long sandy beach, is the kite-surfing hub of SE Asia. But if you're not looking for an adrenaline hit there's sightseeing in the area that's worth a visit. Check out my guide on what's to see in Mui Ne.
Saigon sightseeing tips. What you should see in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam if you only have 48 hours in this frenetic city. The best bar, a river-boat cruise and how to deal with THAT traffic...
Malaga is probably better known for being the gateway to the Costa del Sol but the city also has a traditionally Spanish side to it with depth, character and a history which is well-worth exploring.