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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.

1 April 2022

10 most beautiful train journeys in the world

Travelling by train has always made me dream, not only for having multiple destinations at our reach within a few hours, but also for the peace […]
31 March 2022

Flower power! Keukenhof and its tulips are officially back this spring

Spring has officially sprung, meaning the time of flowers, sunshine and apéros on terraces has once again come. Just like a lot of animals out there, […]
30 March 2022

Is Bordeaux the new ‘City of Love’?

« Je t’aime, je t’aime. Oh oui, je t’aime. Moi non plus. Oh, mon amour. » Some of you might recognize these lyrics, others might not. In France, […]
25 March 2022

Which countries are naturally the most beautiful?

Nature is a good which is getting all the more rare and precious as time advances. Whether you like to admit it or not, we humans […]
24 March 2022

Castles and flowers: a perfect spring outing just outside Brussels

With temperatures rising and the flowers parading their bright petals – there’s no better time for a short trip into the Brussels countryside. The capital’s Green […]
22 March 2022

Most beautiful Croatian castles

There are many incredible places to visit in Croatia, it is a never-ending inspiration for anyone who enjoys travelling and discovering new things. Though not very […]
17 March 2022

10 most beautiful landmarks in Europe

While travelling, we’re all looking for some much-needed beauty. Especially now that we’re drowning in bad news from all over the world, we’re in desperate need […]
3 March 2022

Brussels Cemetery. A most unusual place of respite in the city

Though it might not be the first place you would look for a burst of fresh air or a spot of tourism, Brussels Cemetery has a […]
23 February 2022

10 beautiful abandoned places in the world

Finding beauty in the most unexpected places is possible. From towns to castles forgotten in time, many are those sites that challenge your imagination, in the […]
18 February 2022

Did you know about China’s colorful ‘Dead Sea’?

The rainbow that makes up the Chinese “Dead Sea” is set to attract a larger number of visitors in the near future. The beauty and healing […]
15 February 2022

What are the most popular Erasmus destinations?

Although it might not always seem like it, studying is much more than just burying your nose in a big pile of books. Sure, we’ll admit […]
11 February 2022

Australia. The trip you have to make, despite everything

There are some real-life travel stories you want to write. Others you just have to write as catharsis to the author or caveat to the reader. […]
11 February 2022

TripAdvisor’s top destinations for 2022

Which apps does the average tourist always keep on hand while travelling? Google Maps, as to not get lost. Booking, in case they need to change […]
31 January 2022

Top 7 Brussels’ museums and attractions

The month of February on the Northern Hemisphere is not an easy one. Days are short and cold, darkness still prevails over the hours of daylight. […]
28 January 2022

10 best places to go with kids in 2022

Travelling with children is not always an easy task because some destinations will be more suitable than others to these demanding and sometimes tough travel companions. […]
27 January 2022

3 Hidden gems you have to discover in Venice

Venice isn’t exactly what we’d call a well-kept secret. The city of canals, the city of doges, la Serenissima… Whatever you decide to call her, the […]
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