• Brisbane City Botanic Gardens

    Travel: Brisbane City Botanic Gardens

    The Brisbane City Botanic Gardens – a great way to spend time outside in the summer and stay cool. The trees offer a lot of shade! Bring a cold drink, a snack, and enjoy the greenery. We found this place after our South Bank City Walk and decided to venture down and take a peek during the day. Okay, I don’t know all the names or types of trees, so I’ll just share some photos – and a snapshot of some wildlife we saw crossing…

  • Brisbane South Bank City Walk

    Travel: Brisbane South Bank City Walk

    Brisbane South Bank City Walk – it’s a walkabout with city views, walking paths, and many places to grab a snack along the way. From the B-R-I-S-B-A-N-E sign to the ferris wheel, there are some great sights. Okay, let’s check out the photos! First, we walked across the Kuripla Bridge and did the trail from one end to the other. Check outthe All Trail’s map – South Bank via Clem Jones Promenade. Brisbane South Bank City Walk We took this walk before dinner and right…

  • Museum of Brisbane

    Travel: Museum of Brisbane

    The Museum of Brisbane is a small section of Brisbane City Hall – it’s full of fun, oddities, and the culture that is Brisbane. Plus, you get an awesome view of the centre dome roof! Let’s check it out. Oh, here’s the map – see, it’s not that big, yet worth the visit. We spent about 45 minutes here. The interactive office exhibit was a hoot! Museum of Brisbane First up, the Brissie-ism sayings. As Canadians, this showcase is so funny and acts as a…

  • Queensland Museum

    Travel: Queensland Museum

    The Queensland Museum in Brisbane, Australia is worth checking out. It shares the same block with the Queensland Art Gallery and has some wonderful full time exhibits. Plus, we saw one of the biggest spiders ever – like alive, loose, on the run! Queensland Museum Okay, I’ll share the spider first. I know you’re curious. So, the museum has various exhibits, from coral reefs, to war time displays. We were in the basement, or the main floor and this guy was scurrying around. Scary, right?…

  • Brisbane City Hall

    Travel: Brisbane City Hall

    Brisbane City Hall is an awesome place to visit if you’re in the Queensland area. It’s free, informative, and fun! Okay, let’s check out some photos. Brisbane City Hall The first stones were laid in 1917 and were then found to be out of alignment – yet they saved some sections that were okay – look how old (for Australia, that is), these stones are – neat, eh? The tour we had was a lot of fun – it was just the two of us…

  • Gallery of Modern Art

    Travel: Gallery of Modern Art

    Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It’s stunning. The gallery won’t take you very long, maybe about 60-90 minutes, unless you like to really take your time. A few modern pieces were also at the Queensland Art Gallery, and some of the same artists were represented. But, the best part, is both are within walking distance. Grab a snack, a coffee, and enjoy the afternoon looking at art. Sounds amazing! Okay, let’s check out some of the installations. Gallery of Modern Art This…

  • Queensland Art Gallery

    Travel: Queensland Art Gallery

    The Queensland Art Gallery – it’s free and worth checking out! From a mix of Australian art to some special pieces from around the world, this art gallery is an awesome way to spend the afternoon. Okay, let’s check out some photos! Queensland Art Gallery First up, we entered from the side and this special creature in a freezer caught our eye! We visited in December, so Queensland’s summer, however, back home it was snowy as could be. A fun reminder, that’s for sure! The…