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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.

20 August 2020

Lisbon Beer Department:
The ingredients of success

If there are those who think that a good business has to beat the competition, the Lisbon Beer Department (LBD) proves the opposite. In the increasingly […]
18 August 2020

Cinque Terre: What to eat and drink

The Cinque Terre is a worldwide famous tourist destination located in the Liguria Region, Italy. The area comprises five small villages: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and […]
14 August 2020

What is a Japanese Bento?

A bento is a single portion lunch box very common in Japan. The container can have different compartments to better divide the dishes and can be […]
12 August 2020

Have you heard about Swedish crayfish parties?

Have you heard about crayfish parties? No?! Well, then it’s time for you to hear about them. Crayfish parties are an essential part of Swedish food […]
11 August 2020

A taste of Soalheiro: Alvarinho wine with a secret Portuguese flavor

The municipalities of Monção and Melgaço have a lot to offer. Go up to the belvederes and enjoy the magnificent views of mountains and fields. Discover the […]
7 August 2020

Wine Tourism in the Veneto Region

Veneto Region is worldwide famous for its capital, Venice. Every year, the city attracts millions of visitors that rush in the city, contributing to the increase […]
4 August 2020

A Belgian fry a day keeps the doctor away

Did you have a large portion of Belgian fries last Saturday? Golden brown and crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. No too thick, but […]
4 August 2020

Art with Portuguese flavor:
Two locations with a rich history

In 1947 a small restaurant was born in a hut. This restaurant will become an emblematic space where celebrities are constant. Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and […]
28 July 2020

5 traditional specialties from Milan

Fashion, shopping, influencers, business and technology: these are the first things that come to our mind when we think about the worldly Milan. But in Milan, […]
28 July 2020

10 Favourite Ice Cream Places around the World

Who doesn’t love ice cream. No, I mean it, WHO doesn’t love ice cream? I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t so far, so please come forward […]
21 July 2020
bread

5 Brussels bakeries you shouldn’t miss

The love for bread has significantly varied and changed over the past five years or so.  Some years ago, many people liked their bread pre-cut, soft […]
19 July 2020
Pao de lo

Pão de Ló de Margaride: An enduring tradition in Portugal

In a small house at the foot of the hill an old woman crumbles a piece of bread with her fingers, brings it to the lips […]
7 July 2020

Do the ‘downward facing dog’ with a piece of Basque Cheesecake in your hands

Sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious piece of homemade sourdough bread with local Swedish butter, some strawberry jam from this year’s red, vibrant harvest and […]
7 July 2020

Douro Valley: The Cradle of Port Wine

Boundaries were determined for the Douro Valley’s vineyards in 1756, making it the oldest demarcated wine region in the world, even though grape harvest and wine […]
29 June 2020

3 spots for the best cinnamon buns in Stockholm

What the Croissant is to Paris, the Franzbrötchen to Hamburg, the Pączki to Warsaw, the Pastel de Nata to Lisbon, that’s the Cinnamon bun or Kanelbulle […]
28 June 2020

10 best Indonesian food you must taste

Indonesia is one of the biggest countries in the world, with more than 13 466 islands. With over 267 million people, it is the world’s 4th […]
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