Portugal 2017 Archive

An introduction to Portugal

An introduction to Portugal In Spring 2017, I spent a few weeks in Portugal. It was my first time in the country, aside from having taken a brief day trip to Faro when I was visiting Sevilla a few years prior. I used Porto & Lisbon as my bases, taking day trips from each. I […]

The best craft beer in Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt isn’t at the top of the list for most visitors to Germany. You’re most likely to end up in Frankfurt on a layover. Germany has a strong beer culture, of course, but Frankfurt is actually better known for cider, particularly on the south side of the Main River. Despite this, there are still a […]

Blue Lounge Lisbon Airport LIS review

The Blue Lounge Lisbon Airport is the smaller of the two Priority Pass lounges at the airport by a long shot. It’s in a much quieter area of Lisbon Airport, near Gates 7-13. Proximity to those gates is one of the only reasons why you should go to the Blue Lounge Lisbon if you have […]

ANA Lounge Lisbon Airport LIS review

The ANA Lounge is the primary lounge at Lisbon airport. Run by Aeropuertos de Portugal, it serves as the lounge for many airlines, along with Priority Pass, which is how I visited. Here are my thoughts on the ANA Lounge Lisbon Airport. ANA Lounge Lisbon Airport The lounge is easy spot. Just past security, you […]

The best craft beer in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is a city that is going through a moment of excitement. It has a seen a surge in visitors, and it’s also becoming a technology hub. Along with this, it’s also seeing rapid growth when it comes to craft beer. Here is my guide to the best craft beer in Lisbon. The best craft […]

The best seafood restaurants in Lisbon, Portugal

It’s no secret that Portugal has excellent seafood. There are plenty of fantastic options when it comes to seafood restaurants in Lisbon. You can go to modern seafood places, ones that have a straightforward take on seafood, and places that specialize in traditional Portuguese dishes. Here are my recommendations for some of the best seafood […]

A visit to LX Factory in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, like many cities around the world, has old industrial areas that are disused. LX Factory, a formerly abandoned factory in Lisbon, is a showcase for what a city can do to breathe new life into an industrial space. What was once an old factory is now an entertainment and shopping complex that retains its […]