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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.

18 September 2023

Portuguese airports register record 7 million passengers this year

Airports in Portugal have continued to register a record number of passengers this year, with July’s figures showing a year-on-year increase of 12.5% — roughly seven […]
11 September 2023

TAP Air Portugal sued by ex-CEO for “illegal” public firing

TAP Air Portugal continues to hit the headlines. Bloomberg is carrying news that the beleaguered Portuguese carrier is being sued by its former Chief Executive Christine […]
29 August 2023

What was once a Portuguese royal palace is now a luxury hotel

Santar is a Portuguese village located in the center of Portugal, inland of better-known Aveiro and about a one-and-a-half hour drive from Porto. It’s not a […]
15 August 2023

Portugal launches €49 train pass

Portugal has launched a new train pass that offers passengers unlimited travel on all regional trains for a monthly fee of 49€. The ‘passe ferroviário nacional’ […]
7 August 2023

Portuguese man touring the world on a motorbike dies in tragic accident in Pakistan

A 28-year-old Portuguese man who intended to go around the world on his motorbike has died in a road accident in the Baluchistan region of Pakistan. […]
4 August 2023

Lisbon hosts writers from across the world at Disquiet Literary Program

His eyes are set in the horizon. Atop the pedestal he can see the mouth of the river Tagus, the ships in full sail and toward […]
27 July 2023

The ‘White Night’ returns to Braga with more than 150 events

The nights in Braga will once again be white for three days with the return of Braga’s White Night, which will take place from the 8th […]
26 July 2023

Portugal’s first Hard Rock Hotel to open in Algarve in 2026

Known for the world’s largest and most valuable collection of authentic music memorabilia, Hard Rock International has recently unveiled plans for the new Hard Rock Hotel […]
14 July 2023

Dona Chica’s Palace in Braga to become a luxury hotel

After 30 years of abandonment, Dona Chica’s Palace, in Palmeira, located on the outskirts of Braga, Portugal, is undergoing a remarkable transformation into a luxurious five-star […]
7 July 2023

Portugal to fine beachgoers up to €36,000 for playing loud music

As the sizzling summer heat blankets Portugal’s golden coastline, locals and tourists alike flock to the country’s picturesque beaches, seeking refuge and relaxation, often overlapping the […]
4 July 2023

Portugal is now charging a two-euro carbon tax for private jet flights

As of July 1, Portugal is charging a carbon tax for flights in private jets, with capacity for up to 19, national media RTP reported. The […]
4 July 2023

TAP Air Portugal launches new sportswear clothing line

TAP Air Portugal has launched a new range of ’80s and ’90s-inspired sportswear and accessories. Called ‘Air-pparel’, the clothing line consists of lightweight athletic shorts, breathable […]
23 June 2023

Some things more important than money in TAP airlines sale, says Portuguese Infrastructure Minister

The Portuguese government has made public its red lines for TAP airlines’ privatisation, namely that Lisbon remain a hub airport for the carrier, protecting TAP Air […]
19 June 2023

The Best of Portugal conquered thousands of Brussels’ hearts again

The 9th edition of the Best of Portugal festival took place in Brussels’ Parc du Cinquantenaire on the 17th and 18th of June. As is already […]
13 June 2023

Number of Americans in Portugal dwindling after end of ‘golden visa’ program

After a boom in the number of people moving to Portugal under the ‘golden visa’ program, some expats are choosing to leave the country, especially Americans. […]
5 June 2023

Too early to talk about a TAP Air Portugal takeover, says Lufthansa CEO

Lufthansa and Air France -KLM have been the main candidates for the takeover of Portuguese airline TAP Air since the government announced its privatisation last year. […]