As I walked the porticoes of Bologna it wasn't long before the quirky knobs and knockers that peered out from the heavy wooden doors caught my eye...
It was back to school for me this September and not just any old school - I went to the coolest school ever - the Carpigiani Gelato University, Bologna to learn the art of making artisan gelato.
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.
A visit to Istanbul’s Blue Mosque one of the ‘must-see’ stops on a trip to Istanbul – including photography of the mosque, tips on when to go, dress code and opening times.
How to spend a day at Seven Sisters Country Park taking in the iconic coastguard cottages, Cuckmere Haven, and Birling Gap.
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.
Turkish sweets and confectionery from Turkish Delight to Baklava - Turkey didn’t disappoint when it came to sweet treats and confectionery, some of it too sweet even for me, and that's a first… The Spice Bazaar in Istanbul had stalls piled high with endless varieties of Turkish sweets and sugary scrumptiousness.