The LX Factory in Lisbon, Portugal

The LX Factory is a converted industrial space in Lisbon.  It was originally built in the 19th century as a manufacturing hub. At some point, the space went vacant.  Then the city abandoned it for decades. In 2012 LX Factory re-opened into a renovated, urban open air space.  They...

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Visit Time Out Market Lisbon Portugal

It is a culinary treat to visit Time Out Market, also known as the Mercado da Ribeira or Mercade 24 de Julho.  The renovated space is home to one of Lisbon’s oldest fresh food markets. Its history dates back to 1892.   At the turn of the...

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Port Wine Tasting in Porto Portugal

Do you enjoy drinking port wine?  If so, I highly recommend a visit to Porto, Portugal.  You can find wine cellars throughout the city for port wine tasting.  Plus the city is off the beaten path of Portugal's tourist destinations.  It is authentic and non-commercial.   Grahams...

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