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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.

30 March 2023

Locals protest against new tourist attraction in Rio de Janeiro

Hundreds of protesters are trying to halt the ongoing construction of four ziplines aimed at boosting tourism in Rio de Janeiro. 1. Zipline project The city […]
17 August 2022

South America’s first digital nomad village to open in Brazil

Being a digital nomad became a lot more popular during the pandemic and with work arrangements becoming more flexible, people are choosing more and more to […]
28 March 2022

Towards a short-stay visa waiver agreement between the EU and Brazil

The European Parliament has approved technical amendments to the short-stay visa waiver agreement between the European Union and Brazil. Brazilians and Europeans must continue to travel […]
10 January 2022

Ten tourists die after cliff collapses onto leisure boats in Brazil

Ten people have been killed after part of a cliff collapsed onto leisure boats on leisure boats in Furnas Lake, injuring at least 32 people. The […]
6 January 2022

Rio de Janeiro cancels Carnival street amid omicron surge

Rio de Janeiro has cancelled for the second time in a row its famous Carnival street parades due to surge in omicron cases. “We had a meeting […]
29 December 2021

Why is New Year’s Eve at Copacabana so famous?

Popularized by music, movies and mainstream media, Copacabana has 4 kilometers of impeccable shores with enough space for several thousands of people. In the past, popular […]
22 December 2021

How is Christmas celebrated in Brazil?

Christmas is one of the most important holidays in the Brazilian calendar and is very much celebrated, although not quite in the same way as it […]
7 December 2021

New Year’s Eve celebrations in Rio de Janeiro have been canceled

Rio de Janeiro’s mayor, Eduardo Paes, announced on social media that due to the current epidemiological situation the New Year’s Eve celebrations have been canceled in […]
10 November 2021

Passenger loses his mind after learning his flight has been canceled and destroys an airport counter

Last week, the Guarulhos airport in São Paulo, Brazil, was the scene of a day of fury from two of the passengers. Due to extreme weather […]
28 September 2021

Slum Tourism: an ethical choice? Ethical tourism starts at home

To round off and truly complete the answer to our initial question, there is something else that we need to include on the list.If we want […]
22 September 2021

Slum Tourism: an ethical choice? The role of the tourist

Tourists do not need to remain in doubt until the moment of the actual experience to gain an understanding of their tour’s inner nature. To discover […]
14 September 2021

Slum Tourism: an ethical choice? Element of change

1. Changes over time Although the initial offerings of Slum Tourism were on the whole extremely negative, over time significant changes initiated a chain of positive […]
8 September 2021

Slum Tourism: an ethical choice? A complex dilemma

Slums are complex realities that present hugely varying scenarios, even within the same city. In a similar way, the term ‘Slum Tourism’ does not refer to […]
24 August 2021

Embraer pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040

Brazilian multinational aerospace manufacturer Embraer has announced ambitious new ESG targets as part of its commitment to building a sustainable future, including a commitment to carbon […]
18 August 2021

Rio de Janeiro’s new year’s eve celebration is coming back this year

One of the most popular New Year’s Eve destinations in the world, Brazil’s famous celebration in Rio de Janeiro is hoping to make a comeback this […]
29 June 2021

Native people of the Amazon forest haven’t caused any damage for over 5.000 years, new study says

The Amazon rainforest is huge. It covers about 5.500.000 square kilometers and makes up more than half of the world’s remaining rainforests. Researchers estimate that there […]
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