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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.

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 […]
21 June 2021

Spanish and Portuguese farmers join forces to conclude CAP reform

Portuguese Farmers Confederation and the Spanish organization ASAJA – Asociación Agraria – Jóvenes Agricultores, are joining efforts to ensure that the reform of the Common Agricultural […]
10 June 2021

Trem Velho: Old Cascais train turned into a steak restaurant reopens its doors

An old train from the 1970s that was turned into a steak restaurant in Cascais, Portugal, has reopened its doors to customers. In May of 1973, […]
3 June 2021

New swing with a panoramic view of Braga is inaugurated

At 561 meters of altitude, in the largest green area of the county, the new Esporões Swing has a panoramic view of the city of Braga […]
3 June 2021

Portugal announces new easing of measures

On Wednesday June 2nd, the Council of Ministers in Portugal gathered and subsequently announced a set of new measures for the coming months. Prime Minister António […]
1 June 2021

Senior Digital Nomad is the new normal: from Brussels to Portugal

First it came as a shock: Like many of us being independent, I lost most engagements with the Covid-Crisis spreading around in March 2020. No more […]
26 May 2021

GreenFest where Sustainability is the word

Over the next weekend, Braga will host another edition of one of the biggest sustainability events in Portugal: GreenFest. This year’s edition will be a hybrid, […]
25 May 2021

Braga Romana: revive Bracara Augusta

Summer is approaching and we’re all longing for a long and well-deserved holiday. Depending on where you live, you’re probably already booking some hotels or you’re […]
24 May 2021

Madeira to promote public display of digital health projects

The “Madeira Digital Health and Wellbeing“, an initiative that brings together digital projects in the areas of health and well-being, is promoting a set of public […]
21 May 2021

Diogo Machado, the Portuguese street artist inspired by the azulejo tradition

Portugal is known for its beautiful buildings with their incredible facades covered in decorative glazed tiles. Whether it’s a glamorous palace or a crumbling house, the […]
20 May 2021

Ancient Cascais caves will soon be open to the wider public

A new site will soon give new life to the natural caves of Poço Velho, in the municipality of Cascais, Portugal. The historic necropolis in the […]
17 May 2021

Portugal now welcomes visitors from most EU countries

After having initially announced it would open to non-essential travel for British tourists, from today Portugal is welcoming non-essential travellers from most European Union countries. The […]
17 May 2021

Quinta da Pacheca: Wine barrels to sleep in full comfort by the Douro

The Wine Barrels at Quinta da Pacheca are an astounding success, even in times of pandemic. The incredible and luxurious lodgings in the shape of a […]
14 May 2021

Porto is the destination of the UEFA Champions League final

The UEFA Champions League final has been moved from Istanbul to Porto in Portugal following insurmountable travel difficulties for English fans as a result of Turkey […]
13 May 2021

What would Mona Lisa and Dali look like today?

When he embarked on his project, 26-year-old Portuguese designer Tiago Dias didn’t even have a profile on Instagram. A couple of works were the excuse to […]
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 […]
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