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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 freelancer for the Brussels Morning newspaper and the Parliament Magazine, 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.

8 March 2022

Quebec restaurant removes “Poutine” from the menu

In light of the ongoing military conflict in Easter Europe, a restaurant in Quebec decided to change the name of a traditional dish — Poutine — […]
3 March 2022

Belgian Beer World to open in Brussels’ Old Stock Exchange in 2023

Work on the Brussels Stock Exchange (Bourse) is well underway to become a cultural attraction centered on the ‘Belgian Beer World’, a space dedicated to the […]
20 February 2022

Fully circular beverage packaging by 2030 might be compromised without a strong EU support

A successful and efficient circular economy for beverage packaging will ultimately depend on the European Union’s (EU) support in creating the right enablers for the soft […]
18 February 2022

What will lunchbreaks look like across Europe in 2022?

The European FOOD (Fighting Obesity through Offer and Demand) program, coordinated by the Edenred Group, is a set of initiatives to promote balanced nutrition in the […]
14 February 2022

What’s a camel-ccino and where can you drink it?

The coffee business has been booming for a long time now. Where a couple of decades ago, people tended to just go for a black cup […]
11 February 2022

Dijon to open its hub for wine and gastronomy in May

It has been in the making for a while but in a few months, on 6 May to be precise, the moment will finally arrive. After […]
9 February 2022

After more than 1,000 years, England’s oldest pub had to close its doors

On Sunday February 6th, the Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, which is considered the oldest pub in England, closed its doors for good. “After a sustained period […]
4 February 2022

French restaurants will soon have to disclose the origin of their meat

French cuisine is known world-wide for its finesse and has been for a long time. Here, no one talks about fast food or anything of that […]
4 February 2022

Brussels Arthur Orlans is Belgium’s finest cocktails and spirits bar

When you think of Belgium and alcoholic beverages, the first thing to come to mind is probably beer. For obvious reasons, Belgian beers have become famous […]
3 February 2022

These are the 50 best bars in the world

When at home, we all have our favorite bar we tend to visit at least once a week. A place where the bartender knows our face, […]
3 February 2022

Big campaign launched to promote New York wines in Europe

Normally most people think of Times Square, the Statue of Liberty and other NY icons when the word New York is mentioned. Few will associate the […]
1 February 2022

10 things you must buy in a French supermarket

Supermarkets are a strange yet very efficient way to get to know a country. The range of products on sale says a lot about a cuisine. […]
31 January 2022

The best countries for wine lovers

Wine is gaining more and more followers all around the world, and travelers are being encouraged to tour vineyards and enjoy tastings to enjoy the wines […]
28 January 2022

3 finger food alternatives to the Spanish tapas

1. Cicchetti When thinking of an Italian alternative to tapas, bruschetta is probably the first thing to pop into your head. One slice of toasted bread, […]
28 January 2022

New Zealand to launch world’s first “winery airline”

Wine lovers will have just another excuse to visit New Zealand. The wine company Invivo is launching the world’s first “winery airline” which will start operating […]
21 January 2022

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo urge UN to create new treaty on plastic pollution

Seventy business operators, including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have issued a joint statement urging the United Nations (UN) to create an ambitious treaty based on a circular […]
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