67 Search Results for "architecture"

 · 3 min read

Illusions in Architecture Around the World

Illusions in architecture is a beautiful expression of creativity. Moving into a more technological era, buildings are also reflecting this global shift. The focus of facade design is now on function and visual stimulation. More and more, exterior aesthetic aims to challenge perception and evoke responses from its onlookers. Of the modern architectural trends worldwide, […]

 · 4 min read

Appreciating Architecture In Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is a landscape where the past, present, and future exist in unity. Cars drive on cobblestone streets. Newly built shops sit next to ancient architecture, blurring together the new and the old. But a closer look reveals just how much care and effort were put into the old architecture, built entirely without the handiness of modern technology or machinery. […]

Manzamo Cape in Okinawa Japan
 · 3 min read

You’ll Never Guess What Country This Gorgeous Destination Is In

Japan is mostly known internationally for Tokyo’s bustle and neon nightlife and Kyoto’s cultural attractions, but Japan is packing another secret gem: Okinawa. This southern prefecture is Japan’s tropical getaway, and it’s downright beautiful. Okinawa’s has a rich and interesting history, which most notably includes a long period of independence before Japanese occupation and the conflict […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

 · 2 min read

5 Quirky Roadside Attractions in Pennsylvania

One of the best things about a road trip is the quirky roadside attractions you’ll see along the way. And if you are driving through Pennsylvania, you will see examples of novelty architecture and sculptures. Keep this list handy if you are heading to Pennsylvania! Quirky roadside attractions The Haines Shoe House in York Location: […]

 · 3 min read

8 Magical Villages in Germany You Need to Visit at Least Once

Is Germany on your travel bucket list? Did you know that the country is filled with little ‘Disneyesque’ towns who spread their share of fairytale-like vibes with winding cobblestone alleys, medieval townhouses and countless memorable photo stops? Below is a list of eleven magical villages in Germany you need to visit at least once. Ahrenshoop […]

road-tripping
 · 3 min read

Road-tripping? Here are 7 Must-See Destinations

Road-tripping this summer? These charming destinations from across the U.S.A. may not be on your radar but they will be after you have this read this… Solvang, California Solvang is a quaint city located in southern California’s Santa Ynez Valley. It’s known for its Danish-style architecture and many wineries. The Elverhøj Museum of History & […]

museum of the paranormal
 · 2 min read

The Museum of the Paranormal Will Send Chills Down Your Spine.

If exploring haunted places and creepy museums is your thing, the Museum of the Paranormal (Ohio State Reformatory) should be on your bucket list. The exterior of the building is a stunning piece of architecture; however, behind the esthetically pleasing structure lies a past not for the faint of heart. Hollywood comes calling Formerly known […]

chocolate factory
 · 2 min read

A Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory in the Netherlands!?

Memories of Willy Wonka and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! In Zaanstad, northwest of Amsterdam, a Dutch confectionary company called Tony’s Chocoloney will be opening up a building inspired by the wacky world of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A Dutch architecture firm called SeARCH released a rendering for the project. And yes, it is bright red and […]

Spiral walkway in Denmark
 · 2 min read

Spiral Walkway in Denmark Gives you a Birds-eye View

Spiral Walkway in Denmark is an immersive experience for all visitors. There is a majestic spiral walkway located in a preserved forest in Denmark called the Treetop Experience. It is built by Copenhagen-based architecture office Effekt Architecture. The cylinder shape was the starting point for the construction, maximizing the base and the top while minimizing […]

Luxury Treehouses in Phuket
 · 2 min read

Luxury Treehouses in Thailand

Phuket is well known for its natural beauty. It has beaches, jungles, waterfalls, and mountains landscape with nationals parks appealing to the adventurous and laid back traveller. If you love nature and being immersed in the great outdoors, there is a unique retreat located in Kamala Village in the Andaman Sea. The Keemala resort offers […]

ottawa
 · 6 min read

7 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Ottawa

When was the last time you visited Ottawa, Canada’s capital? I visited Ottawa for the first time in over ten years and was stunned by how much the city has to offer visitors.  Canada’s capital has come a long way from its sleepy government origins to a vibrant town.  You could spend a weekend just going […]