While visiting Italy last month to see The Floating Piers at Lake Iseo I had one full day to spare and I decided to spend it in Milan. I had been there last year in June and had fallen in love with the Navigli district. Two canals are the heart of this neighborhood and they… Read More Milan. The flea market along the canals in Navigli.
One of my favourite past-times in New York is visiting one of the many flea and/or food markets on the weekend, such as the Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg or Hell’s Kitchen Flea. During my last visit I got to visit the Hester Street Fair on the Lower East Side and the LIC Flea & Food in Queens… Read More NYC. Markets: Hester Street Fair and L.I.C. Flea & Food
From NYC I flew to Madrid and arrived at the airport about 10 am. I took the metro to Plaza de Espana and checked into my hostal on Gran Via. The single room costs 30,-€ a night with a shower and sink in the room, just the toilets were shared. It was a beautiful old building… Read More Madrid. Recap – May 2015.
The LX Factory has quickly become one of my favourite spots in Lisbon and I make sure to visit everytime I’m in the city. Last September during our stay in Lisbon we went there on a Sunday, just like i did on my first visit to the LX Factory in May 2012. During that first visit I was kinda… Read More Lisbon. Sundays at the LX Factory: LX Market.
From the website: “… The Flea’s Fort Greene flagship location features 150 vendors every Saturday from April through November. The 40,000-square-foot schoolyard at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School is part vintage bazaar, part hipster hang, part old-fashioned town square, and part food bonanza. …”
feira da ladra (thieves market) is a flea market dating back to the 13th century, held in lisbon’s neighborhood alfama every tuesday and saturday. [i visited the feira da ladra during my stay in lisbon in may. whenever i’m in a city i try to visit the local flea market (or any kind of market), because it is perfect for… Read More lisbon. alfama. feira da ladra.
LXFactory is an arts center situated in and around an abandoned factory building in alcantara, right under the bridge “ponte 25 de abril”. established in 2008 it now hosts various businesses, shops, cafes and restaurants, workspaces for artists and galleries, as well as workshops, exhibitions and concerts. from their website: “It’s in the year 1846… Read More Portugal. Lisbon. LXFactory.
“…The Flea features hundreds of top vendors of antique and repurposed furniture, vintage clothing, collectibles and antiques, as well as a tightly curated selection of jewelry, art, and crafts by local artisans and designers, plus delicious fresh food….” in summer the brooklyn flea takes place every saturday in fort greene and every sunday in williamsburg…… Read More nyc. sundays at the brooklyn flea.