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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.

19 January 2022

10 Secret passages around the world

How many of you did not feel fascinated by some secret passage in a film? Throughout history, many were essential in winning or losing a battle […]
19 January 2022

What do “ghost flights” reveal about our current reality?

A Portuguese 28-year-old traveled on an empty plane from Thailand to Singapore. Tiago Albuquerque traveled alone on January 11th from Krabi airport in Thailand to Singapore, […]
19 January 2022

How the production of electric vehicles reduces emissions

The use of electric vehicles (EVs) has received close scrutiny, especially about its perceived environmental benefits. The production of EVs does involve certain practices that emit […]
18 January 2022

What do travellers want for 2022?

1. Probing future tourists After two years of travel uncertainty, more than a third of recently surveyed travellers want to go to a destination they have […]
17 January 2022

The world’s most powerful passports in 2022

The ‘power’ of a passport is essentially measured by one statistic: how many countries can be entered without a visa. The Henley Passport Index scrutinizes the […]
17 January 2022

Bill Gates: “Once the Omicron variant passes, Covid will be more like the seasonal flu”

Bill Gates believes that the Covid-19 pandemic is entering its final phase, and that after the peak of the Omicron variant the coronavirus will be treated […]
14 January 2022

Top 4 best places to retire in 2022

After a life of hard work many people find themselves confronted with a complex question: Where to retire? Several factors are involved including cost of living, […]
13 January 2022

He’s 13, autistic and takes amazing pictures of miniature cars

An autistic 13-year-old kid is finding his own way to cope with his condition by taking amazing pictures of miniature cars and making them look like […]
10 January 2022

Scientists capture for the first time the explosion of a supergiant red star

Scientists who examine outer space on a daily basis are increasingly encountering various phenomena that allow mankind to understand what is far beyond our own horizon. […]
6 January 2022

Towards the end of low-cost travel?

As airlines sink deeper in debt because of the Covid-19 pandemic, they will be unable to avoid raising fares after the crisis. A recent report published […]
6 January 2022

Sweden, Norway and Denmark lead the transition path to sustainable energy

Sweden, Norway and Denmark have topped the World Economic Forum’s latest Energy Transition Index (ETI). Over the past decade, 92 countries have made progress in their […]
6 January 2022

10 unmissable carnivals around the world

1. Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil Probably the first to come to mind when we think of the world’s greatest carnival, and with good reason, the […]
5 January 2022

2021 was the second safest year in air travel

A recent report has revealed that fewer people died in aviation tragedies in 2021 than in 2020. A safety consultancy based in the Netherlands, To70, showed […]
5 January 2022

How much does a flight attendant make?

Getting paid to travel around the world sounds like the dream job for many people. Indeed, flight attendants may have exhausting flights but they get to […]
5 January 2022

World’s 7 wealthiest people earned over €240 billion in 2021

From Elon Musk to Larry Page, the world’s top seven billionaires, led by the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, are even richer this year. During the […]
5 January 2022

Dry January? A post-holidays liver detox

We are in January and all holidays are gone. Now we have no excuses: It’s time to go back to a balanced lifestyle and to store […]