Leinster Gardens is a street in west London which doesn’t look especially thrilling, but it is still
worth visiting. If you walk along the street past numbers 23 and 24, you’ll notice that
the windows are painted grey and the doors do not open. Very few people know that what
looks like the front of the houses is really just a wall behind which there is an ugly-looking
ventilation system for the London underground. If you walk round the back of the wall, you
won’t see any houses there. Only underground tracks can be seen – and heard – just below.
adapted from www.citymetric.com
I’m an artist and I live in a quiet street with terraced houses on both sides. When I had to
redecorate my property I thought: what if every house on my street was a different colour?
I managed to convince all my neighbours to paint their houses. Now the houses are different
shades of yellow, blue and red. These colours look lovely in sunny weather. The people living
in the street used to be strangers but now we often have a chat over a cup of tea.
And the street has become so popular that sightseeing tours often visit the neighbourhood!
adapted from https://metro.co.uk
If you happen to be in Miami and you are interested in seeing creative graffiti and murals, sign
up for an express tour of the Wynwood neighbourhood to see artwork on the building walls.
Spend an hour riding around the district in a golf cart with your guide who will show you
the best graffiti and murals. They are constantly being painted over and replaced with new art
so every time you take a ride you’ll see something different. Your guide will also point out
the coolest restaurants and cafés which you might want to visit later. Come and join us
for an unforgettable ride.
adapted from www.viator.com
Seattle may not be a very popular place for sightseeing because it’s the most rainy city
in the US. Yet, when you are there next time and it’s raining, look down at the city’s sidewalks.
Several painters have created art on them, using special paint that you can only see on a rainy
day. So, when you are in Seattle and get caught in a heavy shower, why don’t you stay outside
and enjoy yourself? You may find a beautiful drawing or a fun message to cheer you up.
adapted from boredpanda.com