We love to check out the street art when we travel, but right here in the streets of my home suburb of Mount Hawthorn are some amazing artworks. After a coronavirus inspired stimulus to get fitter and hit the local streets, I have discovered even more hidden pieces and was inspired to document them. I […]
When we booked to stay in the Old Town area of Phuket in Thailand, we were expecting to be able to experience some of the traditional culture of Thailand, not to see amazing artwork on the walls of this old town area.
We arrived in Dunedin near the end of our 2-week in New Zealand with the skies overcast. However, our eyes lit up and the streets became brighter once we discovered that there is a thriving street art scene. We love to use the local art to guide us around the streets of a new town. […]
We love finding interesting street art during our travels. Previously we have posted about the stencil art around Ubud Bali, in Oaxaca in Mexico, and have explored the street art in Cape Town South Africa (blog coming later) and the laneways of Melbourne and even our home suburb of Mount Hawthorn. When we found out that Padua had some well-known street artists, […]
Florence is renowned for its collections of significant artwork, and visiting the Academia and Uffizi galleries is one way to see some of it. However, travelling with three kids between 5 and 10, we know they would not be fans of spending a few hours strolling quietly through an art gallery. In our three days in […]
Ubud is well known as an artist’s community. There are a few high-class galleries that are worth a visit to see traditional Balinese and contemporary art, such as Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA), Neka Art Museum, Antonio Blanco Museum, and the Museum Puri Lukisan. There are also plenty of art shops around town including […]
We have been on a few trips to Mexico, the longest was four weeks that we spent travelling around in 2005. On the visit to the southern Mexican city of Oaxaca, we enjoyed a walk around town, and were captivated by the interesting architecture, and the quirky stencil art we found on the buildings. It […]
Way back in 1995 while visiting San Francisco, at the beginning of our street art obsession, we came across a free tour of the street art of the area. It was double whammy goodness – it was art and it was free. Here are just a few of the images we saw. If you were […]