Street Art

A collection of posts featuring street art and grafitti spotted during our travels

Welcome to the little corner of our website dedicated to street art.

Whilst Mark has Architectonic as his side project, for Kirsty, it’s street art…

Urban art is on the rise. More and more communities are seeing the positive results that street art can have on society. Not to mention a dreary wall. Street art plays a plays a big part in our travels and there aren’t many towns and cities in the world that have escaped this sweeping phenomenon.

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Vinie Street Art in Kutaisi, Georgia

Vinie Street Art in Kutaisi, Georgia

After Tbilisi’s flourishing street art scene, I had high expectations of the street art and graffiti in Kutaisi, Georgia’s legislative capital. Although Kutaisi is a city with its roots firmly in the past, it feels young at heart and seems like the kind of...

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In Photos: Street Art in Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina

In Photos: Street Art in Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina

I wasn’t expecting much of a street art scene in Banja Luka but as is my habit on arriving in a new city, I did a quick Instagram hashtag search. A couple of murals stood out and it was enough to make me want to investigate further. On the search for murals in Borik...

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Street Art in Pristina… and the Newborn Monument

Street Art in Pristina… and the Newborn Monument

Seeking out street art in Pristina plus a look at the changing face of the Newborn Monument – a guide for independent travellers to Kosovo in the Balkans. If you look hard enough you will find street art in Pristina, just in a more unconventional form.

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Street Art in Tainan City, Taiwan

Street Art in Tainan City, Taiwan

Where to Find the Best Street Art in Tainan As a former Qing dynasty capital, Tainan is better known for its ancient temples and fortresses than for its street art. Despite the city seeming an unlikely candidate, Taiwan is a creative place and so I was optimistic that...

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Street Art in Taipei City, Taiwan

Street Art in Taipei City, Taiwan

Where to Find the Best Street Art in Taiwan's Capital We began our Taiwan trip in Kaohsiung in the far south, and then worked our way north, so by the time we’d reached Taipei we were starting to feel a bit worn out. That, combined with the incessant rain which...

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Street Art in Taichung City, Taiwan

Street Art in Taichung City, Taiwan

Where to Find the Best Street Art in Taichung The main reason Taichung City found its way into our travel plans was that we wanted to seek out Encore Gardens, an abandoned theme park, and the Qianyue Building, a derelict apartment block in the centre of town. But...

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Street Art in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Street Art in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Street art hunting in Kaohsiung wasn’t really on my radar until a friend who was visiting the city kept sending me photos of all the fantastic art he was passing. He’s not particularly a fan of street art and didn’t go looking specifically for it, but the images he...

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Street Art in Thessaloniki, Greece

Street Art in Thessaloniki, Greece

Whilst not a patch on the volume, quality and diversity of street art found in Athens, Greece’s second city, Thessaloniki has a good smattering of artwork and graffiti within a relatively small area. Although we didn't really stumble across anything particularly...

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Seeking out Street Art in Skopje, Macedonia

Seeking out Street Art in Skopje, Macedonia

For a city with such an eclectic mix of architecture, I was expecting a lot more when it came to street art. However, Skopje is disappointing in that respect. I’d imagined that the colourful revolution that has been simmering in Macedonia for the past few years might...

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Street Art in Hua Hin, Thailand

Street Art in Hua Hin, Thailand

Finding street art and graffiti at an abandoned building in southern Thailand We could have been relaxing on the beach with a book or paddling in the waves, but instead we went looking for abandoned buildings and street art. Known as Thailand’s royal resort, Hua Hin...

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