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Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a reporter for Travel Tomorrow, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

5 October 2023

Airbnb condemns Brussels’ “disproportionate” new rules on private rentals

Private rental owners who offer furnished accommodation in Brussels will face extra administrative burdens in the near future. The measure was announced by the Brussels-Capital Region […]
4 October 2023

Eat your way into culture past and future at Leuven’s four-month New Horizons | Dieric Bouts Festival

Autumn is a mellow time of looking back and looking forward and that’s exactly what the Flemish Belgian city of Leuven is doing, from 20 October […]
2 October 2023

5 Walks through Lambic Country

Geuze’s secret? It’s in the Pajottenland and Zenne River Valley air. Wild yeast swirls invisibly through it, seeping into the lambic brewers’ open vats at night. […]
29 September 2023

Timeless tunes of Kazakh steppes come to Brussels in October

The Kazakh folklore-ethnographic ensemble Sazgen Sazy will be performing in Brussels on 16 October, at Flagey’s Studio 4. The concert is co-organized by the Mission of […]
25 September 2023

Travel agents accuse Air Belgium of “blatant disregard for passengers”

Around 20,000 flyers thought to be affected by Air Belgium’s cancellation of passenger flights will not receive prompt refunds unless the European Commission steps in, according […]
21 September 2023

These are the best Belgian chocolatiers in 2023

Every year, culinary guide Gault&Millau names four winners in a competition that lies very close to many a Belgians’ heart: the best chocolatiers of the country. […]
21 September 2023

Belgium could be hit by air traffic control strikes this autumn

Air traffic controller strikes could hit Belgium and affect Europe this autumn. The news comes just as tour operators and some destinations are looking to expand […]
20 September 2023

A first peek at ‘Something Beautiful’

Something Beautiful, the festival of art and poetry organised by the artist-poet Mimi Kunz and the curator Lucie Pinier, is coming back to LaVallée in Molenbeek, […]
20 September 2023

The double anniversary of Belgium’s Africa Museum

The Royal Museum of Central Africa, renamed the Africa Museum, has been standing in Tervuren for over a century. 125 years to be precise. Having started […]
19 September 2023

Air Belgium ceases all passenger flights for being “chronically unprofitable”

Only 5 years after launching passengers flights and 7 years after it was founded, Air Belgium has announced it will cancel all passenger flights after 3 […]
19 September 2023

Film on Kazakh Beatles’ artistic journey to be screened in Brussels

Dos-Mukasan, a film about the artistic journey of the popular Kazakh rock and pop band bearing the same name, will be screened at Brussels’ Cinema Palace […]
15 September 2023

Singapore Airlines launches direct flights to Brussels from 2024

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced it will be launching direct flights between Singapore and Brussels from 5 April 2024. Currently, the two destinations are connected by […]
14 September 2023

Brussels Stock Exchange damaged by drunk tourist one day after re-opening

Just one day after the grand unveiling of Brussels’ newly-restored Stock Exchange building or Bourse, a statue has been damaged. Lions and torchbearers At the entrance […]
14 September 2023

Eat Festival returns to Brussels this autumn

Once again, at the end of September, Brussels will not only be the capital of Belgium but also the capital of gastronomy. As the renowned Eat […]
14 September 2023

Art Nouveau takes centre stage at this year’s Heritage Days in Brussels

The 35th edition of Heritage Days will take place this weekend, 16-17 September, in Brussels. Coinciding with the year of Art Nouveau for the Belgian capital, […]
13 September 2023

Dragons are “stars” of a new show in Belgium this autumn

An exciting new show is set to “breathe fire” into autumn for its Belgian audience. “Night of the Dragons” (La Nuit des Dragons) is the name […]