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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.

25 May 2022

German town of Tübingen sued by McDonald’s over packaging tax

With only 90,000 residents and known for its green reputation, the tiny German town of Tübingen was caught in a litigation process after McDonald’s sued the […]
20 May 2022

A new French app uses AI to identify different cheeses from a single photo

If there’s one thing the French are famous for, aside from their impeccable fashion sense, it has to be their cuisine. It might not be the […]
3 May 2022

Travelling to the world of Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

What a lovely occasion to celebrate. I hope you’re sitting in front of your screen with a box of chocolate chip cookies while reading this article. […]
28 April 2022

Meet the first Belgian Vegan Butcher

Our planet is warming, so now is the time to be changing our behaviour. If we don’t, chances are that we or the generations coming after […]
21 April 2022

Charleroi is about to get a new food market

Food markets have been all the rage in Europe for a few years now. In Belgium, things took a little longer to take off, but now […]
20 April 2022

Healthy diets could prolong life up to 10 years

Eating a healthy diet could increase the lifespan of young adults by as much as 10 years, according to new scientific research. 1. Healthy diet There’s […]
19 April 2022

Ukraine usually grows enough food to feed 400 million people

Food insecurity and trade disruption are two of the many consequences of the military conflict in Ukraine. The International Food Policy Research Institute proposes specific ways […]
8 April 2022

3 refreshing picnic recipes to celebrate spring

Spring has sprung and as a species, we’re ready to awake from our winter sleep. The days are getting longer, the sun hasn’t set yet when […]
6 April 2022

New street food festival to be held in Brussels in May

For the very first time in Brussels, a street food festival will take place from May 12th to 15th at Tour & Taxis. The Streat Fest […]
5 April 2022

10 traditional Ramadan dishes

The holy month of Ramadan has just started this year. During this period, Muslims follow a very strict fast during the daytime. With a few exceptions, […]
30 March 2022

The war in Ukraine may soon lead to a shortage of Belgian fries

The war in Ukraine is leading to a shortage of sunflower oil and Belgian fries shops are having to fall back on palm oil. The industry’s […]
28 March 2022

Luís Mira: “Portugal’s food chain faces a double challenge: severe drought and the war in Ukraine”

Portugal is currently facing a very difficult situation due to the extended drought and the war in Ukraine, both of which have led to an astounding […]
18 March 2022

Russian fast-food chain ‘Uncle Vanya’ to replace McDonald’s

When foreign businesses announced the indefinite closures in Russia, Russians started queueing in front of stores like Ikea, Victoria Secrets or Uniqlo, for a chance to […]
18 March 2022

What does the war in Ukraine mean for global food systems?

Ukraine is a significant producer and exporter of key agricultural products. With its industry paralysed because of the war, the world is facing a potential food […]
18 March 2022

10 most popular cuisines on Instagram

Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Try and remember the year 2010. Why 2010, you ask? Well, because that’s when the oh-so popular picture sharing […]
10 March 2022

5 bakeries to discover in Brussels

When you think of croissants or baguettes, you’ll probably think of Paris. Which is not only historically incorrect, as the croissant actually originated in Vienna, but […]
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