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.

1 June 2023

European soft drinks industry slashes sugar levels by 7.6% between 2019 and 2022

Reducing sugar content in soft drinks has become a significant focus for the beverage industry in recent years, driven by increasing concerns about the health impacts […]
31 May 2023

How India adresses climate change with millets

I have posted here before about the leadership role in Responsible Tourism taken by Kerala and Madhya Pradesh; India is now the world’s leading Responsible Tourism Destination. India is currently […]
30 May 2023

Why are food and drinks so expensive at airports?

There are two sides of shopping at an airport. On the one hand, the duty-free shop is always something to look forward to. On the other […]
26 May 2023

Who will supply Macron’s bread this year?

How do you imagine a Frenchman to look like? Thanks to Disney and other romanticising people in the industry, chances are you immediately picture a man […]
25 May 2023

Turkish Cuisine Week celebrated in Brussels

Turkish Cuisine Week kicked off on 21 May, this year’s star being the province of Hatay. Launched last year by Türkiye’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism […]
24 May 2023

3 must-visit Brussels markets

When you hear the word ‘market’, chances are you immediately think of the Saturday morning market they used to organize at your hometown. The one where […]
19 May 2023

5 Swedish foods you must try

Everyone who goes to Sweden probably expects to eat two things: meatballs (köttbullar – that are pronounced schöttbullar by the way) and cinnamon or cardamom buns. […]
11 May 2023

Karen Shu, one of Beyoncé’s favourite chefs, opens her restaurant in Antwerp

When you’re good at cooking, that’s already quite the achievement and you’ve probably earned compliments of friends and family over the years. When you manage to […]
9 May 2023

Eating fries could increase risk of depression, study claims

When a stranger is thinking of Belgium, fries immediately come to mind. Just like chocolates and beer, they’re the most well-known part of Belgian cuisine on […]
5 May 2023

China’s traditional tea processing techniques showcased in Brussels

Yesterday, the Chinese Cultural Centre in Brussels hosted an exhibition to showcase China’s traditional tea processing techniques, under the initiative of the Mission of China to […]
3 May 2023

British Airways enhances the taste of your meal with ‘Sonic Seasoning’

Music can enhance the experience you have while you eat. That’s what Oxford University professor Charles Spence proposed in his research and almost ten years ago, […]
28 April 2023

This Dutch restaurant asks guests to kill their own meat

When we go to a restaurant, most of us do so for multiple reasons. One, it’s pretty convenient. You don’t have to cook nor do the […]
13 April 2023

Tokyo ramen restaurant asks customers to stop watching videos on their phones

Quite a few restaurants around the world have implemented some sort of phone ban or restriction. The reason is usually to encourage customers to detach from […]
13 April 2023

Belgian bakery chain to start selling cannabis bread

As far as food staples go, bread might well be the number one. Versatile as it is, you can just as well eat it for breakfast […]
6 April 2023

Belgian start-up develops world’s first beer printer

Belgian beverage start-up Bar.on has developed the world’s first molecular beer printer, capable of creating multiple types of beer in seconds. Using molecular-level flavour compounds, different […]
6 April 2023

Italy to ban synthetic meat to protect food culture

The Italian government has proposed a bill banning lab-grown meat and other synthetic foods, citing safety concerns and a threat to Italian food culture. 1. Banning […]