In a section of the city blocked off from traffic where people meandered from one shop to the next or lounged at cafes clustered in the middle of the mall, sat the Brisbane Arcade. Continue reading Stepping back in time
I’m a tree person, but staying close to the downtown core of Calgary, I can’t help notice some of the beautiful buildings. It might be a glistening highrise, but often the older preserved buildings catch my camera’s eye. Continue reading Only men allowed?
This beautiful building appeared to have once been a church. I’m guessing it may have been turned into a place for wedding receptions. Whatever the case, the building itself was worth a wander. Continue reading Singapore’s Chimjes
St Kilda Pier drew me like a magnet. The long jetty jutted out into Port Phillip Bay where a kiosk perched at the end. Continue reading A St Kilda icon
I visited this quaint little town in peak tourist season, yet I didn’t spot one other tourist — what a luxury when every other place I’d visited had been on tourist overload. Continue reading The Charm of Thames
Like the Arab Quarter, Singapore’s Chinatown was surrounded by modern highrise buildings. However, within the network of streets that made up this unique area of the city, old buildings were well maintained. Continue reading Chinatown architecture
If you happen to be in Melbourne, find both the Block and Royal Arcades. The beautiful architectural features had my eyes extending upwards rather than on the specialty shops. Continue reading Melbourne Arcades