PORTS OF CALL JO'S LITTLE BLACK BOOK
The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is a shoppers' paradise and when it all gets too much head to Asitane (Dervis Ali Mh, Kariye Cami Sk, 34240 Istanbul, +90 212 534 8414, asitanerestaurant.com) for some authentic Ottoman cuisine.
After a day of taking in some of the stunning architecture including the Colosseum and St Peter's Basilica, stop at the family run Trattoria Monti (Via di San Vito, 00185 Rome, +39 06 446 6573) for the most delicious fresh pasta.
Take a long stroll round Venice and take in the breathtaking buildings and bustling squares, then end your day in this stunning city with a visit to the legendary Harry's Bar (Calle Vallaresso 1323, Venice, harrysbarvenezia.com) for a Bellini.
Buza Bar (Main Street, Old Town +385 98 361 934) is a great place for sunset drinks. Set high up on the cliffside of the medieval Dubrovnik City Wall, it's the perfect place to watch the world go by in this historical Croatian city.