LX Factory

LX Factory is a design district in Lisbon, located between downtown and pretty Belem, hidden away in a sprawling former factory complex. It houses bars, restaurants, cafés, shops and galleries. The first time I went I only really saw the bars as my friend had already explored by the time I arrived and was ready to have a … Continue reading

Amsterdam, Day 3

On my third day in Amsterdam, Joseph was working so I was left to my own devices during the day. Despite this, he still managed to put on a great breakfast spread before work. Once in central Amsterdam, he pointed me in the direction of a secret church and I went on my way. Begijnhof … Continue reading

Amsterdam, Day 1

Last week I went to Amsterdam for the first time ever. I had been meaning to go for ages, especially as my good friend Joseph has lived there for eight years. He is an artist who depicts Amsterdam’s architecture, and seeing his pictures only made me want to visit more. Naturally life often gets in the … Continue reading

The Black Lodge

While in Vancouver, I visited Twin Peaks-themed vegetarian restaurant, The Black Lodge. I got a John Candy Smokie with fries and a beer. I can’t remember what Bella had but it also looked delicious (and healthier than mine as she went for salad rather than fries…) The place was pretty small so I was glad … Continue reading