Alexandra Figueiredo


Alexandra Figueiredo is a journalist and communication consultant with a postgraduation in Psychological Assessment. She's specialized in health journalism and in medical and scientific consultancy. Worked as a radio newscaster and was journalist at SIC Notícias, Expresso, and in two RTP programs, between others. Also coordinated a health program for RTP TV channel. She won several poetry contests, having published poems. She was director of a solidarity association chaired by the former Minister of Health Ana Jorge and was press advisor for the former President of the Portuguese Republic, Dr. Jorge Sampaio, during his time as Ambassador of Tuberculosis in the World. You can follow Alexandra on Instagram.

26 October 2021

Craveiral Farmhouse. A place for artistic exchange in the heart of Alentejo

Nestled between the countryside and the ocean, the Craveiral Farmhouse is located in São Teotónio, in the Alentejo, Portugal, and is part of the Blank Residency […]
13 October 2021

10 most haunted places in Portugal

Halloween is believed to have its origins in the ancient Celtic festivals called Samhaim, which marked the arrival of winter. For the Celts, the onset of […]
8 October 2021

From Montargil to Gavião: A journey through the hidden Alentejo

In the municipality of Ponte de Sôr, in Portugal, stands Montargil, a village known for its dam that irrigates the Sorraia river valley. As soon as […]
9 July 2021

8 most romantic honeymoon destinations

If you are engaged or thinking about getting engaged, it’s time to start dreaming about your honeymoon. There are many things to think of, tiny details […]
2 July 2021

10 Unusual holiday destinations

If you are looking for inhospitable, different and original places, then follow the suggestions. They are absolutely divine places, touched by God’s hand.Places where nature seems […]
28 June 2021

The best travel films and documentaries ever

1. Around the World in 80 Days (1989) Excitement and adventure Written and presented by the comedian-actor, Michael Palin, based on the famous adventure novel by […]
24 June 2021

A Galinha da Vizinha: A franchise of unique recipes

Instinct and curiosity are the main characteristics of Rodrigo Castelo, a Chef from Santarém, Portugal, who has taken his beloved Ribatejo to the most renowned gastronomic […]
11 May 2021

Pedro Machado: “In June and July, we may have worrying data regarding unemployment”

Portugal is easing Covid-19 restrictions after a strict two-month lockdown which included shutting schools. Now cafes, museums and shops can receive visitors. It’s a comeback for […]
27 April 2021

Braga transforms the Seven Fountains Monument into a sustainable Green Park

The Sete Fontes is a significant set of springs that form a hydraulic system from which, over several centuries, the city of Braga was supplied with […]
24 April 2021

10 facts to know about Portugal’s Carnation Revolution

April 25: A Revolution started with music and ornamented with carnations… The carnation revolution that took place on April 25, 1974 impressed the world because violence […]
20 April 2021

The 9 most sustainable destinations in Portugal

Sustainability has become a global concern, so traveling should be a more conscious action because respecting the environment is increasingly imperative. At the Berlin tourism fair, […]
14 April 2021

5 books to read before you visit Portugal

Portugal is a country of unparalleled beauty. Besides this, according InterNations it ranks in first position for quality-of-life countries in Europe as well as third in […]
26 March 2021

Vinhais Biological Park: A Paradise on Earth

In the heart of the Natural Park of Montesinho stands an amazing paradise, Vinhais Biological Park. Here you can find a true Noah’s ark; both domestic […]
19 March 2021

Francisco Amaral: “An image of confidence and safety is what we need to give to our tourists”

The Algarve is known to be one of the major touristic hubs in the European continent, welcoming every year millions of visitors. Castro Marim, located in […]
11 March 2021

Dark Sky Alqueva: One of the greatest skies in the world

Experience a world of incredible sensations and flavors at Dark Sky Alqueva; observe a delightful sunset, drink a Sharish gin, or taste wine while watching the […]
4 March 2021

A historical train journey to Tua Valley

1. A journey back in time From the sound of the wheels on the ancestral rails to the wind in your hair, or the black smoke […]
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