I went back to New York City for the first time in 18 years and discovered some changes, new attractions and re-discovered some old favourites. There's so much to see that won't cost you a dime so here's my favourites, in no particular order, via Instagram - one of my favourite social media platforms.
The High Line promenades through New York City and ribbons its way between dilapidated warehouses and striking new developments with imaginative planting, reflective spaces and intriguing art installations en-route.
How to get from Pisa Centrale Station to the Leaning Tower of Pisa including a handy map. What to see on the way and where to get the best gelato...
The Port city of Catania, Sicily's second largest city, is situated on the east coast of the island. Enjoy colourful food markets, cool cafes, coffee, canolli and culture.
A few hours in Florence, the capital of Tuscany, is such a tease but it was all I had. Just enough time to catch a fleeting glimpse of the city that pays homage to the Renaissance; a living showcase of art, history and architecture but no time to dig deeper or step inside a museum or gallery. Join me on a mini-tour of photogenic Florence.
Tips for Visiting Reykjavik - what to see, what to do and where to go and how to get there from the airport
What to see and do in Bruges at Christmas for that warm festive feeling. From horse and carriage rides and Christmas markets to medieval towers, chocolates shops and breweries full of Belgian beer.
A cruise stop at the honey-coloured city of Valletta and a morning's photo tour of Malta's capital city, the harbour and waterside
Aya Sofya, Hagia Sophia or, in English, Church of the Divine Wisdom, is a mighty structure defining the heart and soul of Istanbul. If you only have time to visit one sight in Istanbul this is it.
The Red Light District area of De Wallen is actually one of the oldest and prettiest areas of Amsterdam but along with the city's coffee shops, it has an altogether different side.
A guide to Amsterdam sightseeing on a budget - a list of free or nearly-free sightseeing highlights in the city with a handy map to guide you around.
Amsterdam is a city of history, architecture, art and, of course, an infamous edgy side, but what I enjoyed most were the pretty leaf-lined canals crisscrossed with curvy little bridges, edged with cobblestone streets and leaning gabled houses.