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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.

24 August 2022

Who invented the World Wide Web?

Over the past decades, the English Tim Berners-Lee has been acclaimed for inventing the World Wide Web (the Web). Much less credit has been given to […]
24 August 2022
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People and places are under pressure – and they are fighting back

Tourism is a polluting industry like most others. The shorthand is overtourism, defined as occurring in “destinations where hosts or guests, locals or visitors feel that […]
23 August 2022

‘Dopamine travel’ is the next travel trend you should know about

Being happy. That’s what life is all about, isn’t it? Or should be anyway. It’s why we try to find a job that pleases us, it’s […]
23 August 2022
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Are tourist taxes a good idea to fight overtourism?

Many popular destinations are imposing a tourist tax, which is believed to help manage overtourism. 1. Tourist taxes The concept of taxing tourists is gaining support […]
23 August 2022

Which hotel booking sites have the best deals?

A new study by InsureMyTrip reveals the hotel booking websites with the best travel offers.  With soaring costs of travel holidays, many vacationers are relying on […]
22 August 2022

Funniest Google Street Views around the world

With endless travel restrictions and regulations, ‘virtual’ has become the new way for everything. Virtual socialising, virtual work meetings, virtual cultural events, and even virtual travel. […]
19 August 2022

10 celebrities with the highest private jet carbon emissions

Celebrities frequently spark a lot of controversy online with their extravagant lifestyles. This summer Kyle Jenner received a lot of backlash for taking her private jet […]
18 August 2022

Over the past 60 years, the global forest area per capita has declined by 60%

Our planet is wonderful but it’s also rapidly changing. As a human species, we are responsible for a lot of those changes and certainly not always […]
18 August 2022

Users will soon be able to “silently” leave WhatsApp group chats

WhatsApp is rolling out new privacy updates, among which is the option of leaving a group chat without notifying the other members. This feature is particularly […]
18 August 2022

This Dutch town is using bubbles to trap plastic pollution from rivers before they reach the ocean

The Dutch town of Katwijk is using bubbles to trap plastic trash in rivers with creative and innovative technique. Air is pumped through a perforated tube […]
17 August 2022

Where does the EU energy come from?

The energy available in the European Union (EU) comes from energy produced in the EU and from energy imported from third countries. 1. Energy mix According […]
17 August 2022

Looking for a popular destination? These are TikTok’s favorites

Everyone has their own criteria when it comes to choosing a holiday destination. Where you end up going has a lot to do with your taste […]
17 August 2022

Inflation and recession risk put corporate travel at greater risk than Covid

New data from a survey conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) suggests that inflation and risks of recession will have an impact on corporate […]
16 August 2022

Rethinking urban landscapes with vertical and horizontal mobility

The concept of Vertical Urban Mobility is being discussed as a potential solution to address overpopulated areas. 1. Vertical Urban Mobility Future cities could look far […]
16 August 2022

Children under 12 no longer need to be vaccinated to go on a Disney cruise

The Disney Cruise Line has just updated its Covid-19 policy, allowing children younger than 12 to join a Disney cruise without being vaccinated from next month. […]
16 August 2022

Hippos could be added to the list of the world’s most endangered animals

We live in a world full of wonders. One look outside should suffice to be aware of that, but of course, not all living surroundings are […]
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