Strolling along the River Wear in Durham
Durham castle and cathedral sit on a hill over the River Wear.  The view from the top is beautiful,
London’s Guildhall has a hidden surprise
No matter how many times one has visited London, the city always has one more secret to share
Quick guide to New Orleans
One can easily imagine Blanche DuBois in a French Quarter balcony, propped up against the wrought iron railings, drink...
7 things to do in Chicago
Chicago offers a wide variety of things to do and places to visit, from museums to famous ball parks. I put together a...
Chicago travel tips
Chicago has become my favourite US city. It has stiff competition from San Francisco and New York but the scales tip...
Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar
“How do I find this place again?” “Take a photo with your phone, that way you can ask for directions back here”...
Córdoba’s Natural History Museum
As my young nephews and I walked down Poeta Lugones Avenue, skirting the lush Sarmiento Park, their excitement mounted....
5 day trips from Buenos Aires
Visiting a big city like Buenos Aires can be overwhelming at times: chaotic traffic, noise levels through the roof,...
Ride the historic M-Line trolley in Dallas
Are you in Dallas and at a loss what to do next? You have already been to the 6th Floor Museum and stood on the Grassy...
A guided history walk of Guildford
The first time I ever heard the name Guildford was in the 1993 film In the Name of the Father, with Daniel Day-Lewis...
A short guide to historical sites of interest in...
The history of Dallas may not be long, but it certainly is interesting. It all began when, in the mid-1800s, John Neely...
My Istanbul: Hagya Sophia
It was a 15 minute walk from our hotel down Ordu Caddesi (Turkish for street) to what became my favourite place in...