Learning the timeworn tradition of making life-saving sausages with Portuguese grandmothers in Trás-os-Montes
Sardines, saints, garlands, beer, pimba music — and crowds and the occasional public urination — are back after a two-year hiatus!
An incongruous band, to say the least, MagMell plays traditional music from various countries in bars, venues and parties across Portugal. Most well known for their Irish Trad sets, many listeners are shocked to discover that they are all, in fact, Portuguese!
Bullfighting still has a central place in Portuguese culture, despite many activist groups’ repeated demands for its abolition. Despite our reservations, we decided to explore this Iberian tradition after being invited to a show at Lisbon’s last remaining bullring.
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