These are the kinds of images I sometimes use to help create the right description and mood for the settings in my stories. I like to pull out one or two very specific details to really help the reader feel connected to that place and the characters who live there.
Sometimes I like taking characters out of their normal routines, their normal settings and dropping them somewhere they might not normally visit. It can be a lot of fun researching a new place for their story. Here are some striking images that got me thinking about new settings.