Category Archive: Street art

Pinta Malasaña is Madrid’s biggest urban arts festival

As if Madrid‘s hipster hot neighbourhood of Malasaña wasn’t already cool enough, every year it gets a new colourful boost during the city’s biggest urban arts festival, Pinta Malasaña (Paint Malasaña). And this year,… Continue reading

The Azores: Ponta Delgada will surprise street art lovers on the island of São Miguel

I had high expectations when I visited the Azores for the first time recently – an exotic, Portuguese archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. But one thing I didn’t expect was… Continue reading

Where to find Banksy in Madrid

Well, I can’t tell you where to find the controversial street artist himself of course (even if I knew, I wouldn’t). And so far no original Banksy art has been identified on the… Continue reading

Denmark: Colourless murals dominate the street art scene in Odense

In many cities around the world street art is seen as a way to bring colour and life to grey concrete facades and bland cityscapes – but in my hometown of Odense in… Continue reading

Brighton is a beauty for street art lovers

Last year I had the pleasure of visiting the funky seaside city of Brighton – just a short train ride from London. A place with a lovely and open-minded vibe, and not surprisingly… Continue reading

Guest Post: Walking through the best street art in Madrid

Madrid is the kind of European capital that is full of monuments in the city center. It is also here that the majority of travelers spend their holidays, but have you ever stopped… Continue reading

Upfest 2017: A creative tsunami in South Bristol

Since 2008 an annual tsunami of colour and creativity has flushed through the streets of Bristol in Southern England. An ‘Urban Paint Festival’ named UPFEST that was just held again this past weekend… Continue reading

Street art in the heart of Belfast

Belfast in Northern Ireland is well-known for its political and religious street art murals in the former troubled neighbourhoods west of the city center. And these pieces are best discovered on a Black… Continue reading

Street art: Learn to read the streets of London

I love to check out local street art whenever I visit a city – whether it’s my first time there or one of several returns. Because street art is temporary and changes all… Continue reading

Bristol – UK’s street art capital

I first discovered the world famous street art phenomenon Banksy 10 years ago, when I was living in the UK, and I really think that was what kick-started my passion for this exciting… Continue reading