The Power of Color – Streetart around the world Part IX: Norway

Yeah, I know, I normally post street art photos from one city in particular, but somehow I found a few great pieces around Norway that I wanted to share but they were just not enough to split them up into single city-posts. That’s why I give you a little mix of streetart from around Norway (mainly Oslo and Bergen though..)

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Bergen

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Oslo

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The Power of Color – Streetart around the world Part VII: London, UK

London is the only place I’ve done an actual street art tour in and it’s something I promised myself to do more of. Because that way you actually see more art around the streets than you would normally discover. And London definitely has plenty of it.
I’ll make sure to update this as soon as I go back there, which hopefully will be sooner than later.

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The Power of Color – Streetart around the world Part VI: Lisbon, Portugal

I was looking forward to coming to Lisbon for a very long time. And one big reason was the amount of street art I’ve heard was to be found all around the city. And I wasn’t disappointed!
On my first day there, we even went to an exhibition by Bordalo II, an artist who makes art out of trash (a pretty cool idea if you ask me). You can find his pieces all around Portugal, but also in Dublin or Hamburg.

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This is one of Bordalo II’s pieces

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Another Bordalo II

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I’m sure I’ve only see a small percentage of all the street art around Lisbon, so I’m very excited to go back (maybe in the summertime) and discover some more!

The Power of Color – Streetart around the world Part IV: Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg is one of my favourite cities, which probably has a lot to do with the fact that I’ve lived there for 5 years.
What I truly love about the city is, how diverse it is. It has very beautiful parts, that might even seem a little too clean and perfect and then you just take a train for a few stations and you find yourself in a pool of creativity and edginess. Needless to say that there’s tons of streetart around, and while I was there the last time, I snapped some of the coolest things I’ve seen there.

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While I was walking around the city taking photos of the art around, I saw a guided tour which seemed like a street art tour. So I researched a bit and found one that’s called Alternative Hamburg (similar to the one I took in London last year), so go check it out if you are interested in that!

The Power of Color – Street art around the world Part II: Valparaíso, Chile

I am fascinated by streetart. I am fascinated by the fact that there are people out there who can paint the most beautiful paintings, sometimes in the matter of minutes, with a message that makes all of the spectators think. I am fascinated by the cities that are so colorful that you don’t even know where to look first. And on top of that, those cities don’t even know how picturesque they are.

My post today introduces you to one of the cities I’ve known about for so long and I always wanted to visit because of it’s colorful appearance. I finally made it there in December 2016 (find my blogposts about Chile here and here) and because the street art was just too beautiful not to share, I’ll do it here now.

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The Power of Color – Streetart around the world Part I: Dublin, Ireland

I am fascinated by streetart. I am fascinated by the fact that there are people out there who can paint the most beautiful paintings, sometimes in the matter of minutes, with a message that makes all of the spectators think. I am fascinated by the cities that are so colorful that you don’t even know where to look first. And on top of that, those cities don’t even know how picturesque they are.

Today, I want to introduce you to a city I was able to call home for a bit: Dublin. People might not think of Dublin when they are thinking about the best street art cities around, but it still has great art around that shouldn’t be missed. And great artists.

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Something different in London: alternativeldn.com

I’ve already told you in my list of tipps how to save money while traveling to always look for free things to do. And I’ve found a free walking tour in London, which is just a bit different than the normal walking tours you would find.

Note: It still works on a pay as much as you like basis. And I’m pretty positive that after the tour you will feel like you want to at least donate a little bit of money because, to be fair, your tourguide spends 1.5 hours of his day telling you things that he has told so many times before. At least I wanted to.

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