The dots in between the squares...
These can be interpreted
There are also some other ways to extract similar arrangements of letters:
The data collected:
The next step needed heavy hinting for me to find it:
Unused information [hinted to be a clue to the step I did first]:
(Firstly, can I just say that this is a really nice little puzzle and it is a shame it has never garnered the attention it deserves!) As for the solution, I believe your AI created this art to represent your travels using:
To start with, we know from the text that you have visited 12 countries. Note then that the line of the artwork which represents the ‘...
Partial answer for part 3:
The text in the image is
Solving for X and Z, we get
and then, something along the lines of
Part 2 looks like
Part 1 seems to be a list of
but I've yet no idea what to do with it. For starters,
Although my 日本語 is a bit rusty,
So one of your favourite poets is
Taking each three-number code $m.n.p$ to mean
another of your favourite poets is
Another of your favourite poets is
Thanks @Deusovi for help with this!
Thanks to @OmegaKrypton for all but the suffix here.
You are a
I am a staircase, covered in paint.
Each step taken gives knowledge, new and quaint.
I used to be more of a ramp type shape,
But progress was slow, like rewinding a tape.
My new inside is famously difficult to place,
At least if you look only at my face.
I contain the world and all of its gain,
And delineate most of its struggle and pain.