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Holy Lisbon!

It’s June and that means party all month for Lisbon! The whole city is in a (holy!) party fever because it’s the months of the saints, as we call it in Portugal. In the month where we celebrate Saint António’s (Lisbon’s city holiday on 13th of June) and Saint João (Porto’s city holiday on 24th of June), the weather is warm, and everybody is out on the colorfully decorated streets till late in the night! The traditional downtown part of the city, with its typical aroma of fresh basil and grilled sardines gets filled with people ready for the parades, popular dances and music, outdoor sardine grilling sessions, cold drinks and of course the traditional Portuguese “petiscos” that can’t be...

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