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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.

22 January 2021

Once upon a time a unique space in the world: The Dolls Hospital

It was in the year of 1830 when the space, known as The Dolls Hospital (Hospital das Bonecas), in Praça da Figueira, in Lisbon, was founded. […]
21 January 2021

3 Semla in Stockholm You Have to Try

Last week I talked about the Swedish Semla, its tradition, and how you’re supposed to eat it. Stockholm is all white right now, cosier than ever, […]
20 January 2021

He was one of the most famous chubby actors in Hollywood – now he’s a new man

You may not know the name but you’ve most likely seen several movies where Ethan Suplee appeared as an overweight young man. That seems to have […]
20 January 2021

New hope: The world’s most endangered turtle might be able to reproduce

A female Swinhoe’s softshell turtle was found late in 2020, which means the last known male male is no longer alone. Weighing 83kg, the female turtle […]
15 January 2021

Fitbit joins Google

James Park, CEO, President & Co-Founder of American fitness company Fitbit, has announced that it has officially become part of the Google family. 1. Fitbit Founded […]
14 January 2021

Dry January: A post-holidays liver detox

We are in the middle of January and all holidays are gone. Now we have no excuses: It’s time to go back to a balanced lifestyle […]
13 January 2021

5 cool sustainable fashion brands

A big hurdle in trying to live a more sustainable life is often fashion. We wear clothes every day, and whether you have slightly too many […]
13 January 2021

Meet (and Eat) the Swedish Semla

The top of a fluffy, yeast bun that tastes of cardamom is slowly being cut off, followed by a very rich, buttery almond cream being piped […]
13 January 2021
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Best home workouts you can do without any equipment

1. Ascending squat jump Stand next to a staircase with your feet spread apart to balance the weights according to your shoulders. Squat down and, swinging […]
12 January 2021
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5 Ethical and sustainable jewelry brands to choose from

Square-cut or pear-shaped, These rocks don’t lose their shape. ‘Diamonds are a girl’s best friend’ here are some responsible brands you could pick your next charm […]
11 January 2021

Mini-Europe survives the crisis: It will remain in Heizel

The future of Mini-Europe, the popular tourist attraction in Brussels, has been secured. The famous park providing miniature reconstructions of some of the continent’s most iconic […]
8 January 2021

Costa Cruises postpones resumption of activities until January 31

Costa Cruises has decided to postpone the resumption of its activities, initially scheduled for January 7, until January 31, “in view of the many uncertainties regarding […]
7 January 2021

Top 5 Best language learning apps

Learning a new language is a challenge, filled with with great highs and baffling lows, and the feeling like you’re not gaining any ground whatsoever. It’s […]
7 January 2021

Do you remember the “Knight Rider” car? Hasselhoff put it up for sale

David Hasselhoff is auctioning off several items from his personal collection that can delight the fans of the American actor, namely the “KITT” — Knight Industries […]
6 January 2021
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Ayahuasca‌ Ritual:‌ Travel‌ ‌for‌ ‌its‌ Benefits and Experience‌

1. What is Ayahuasca?  Ayahuasca is a type of tea. The brew is made out of the leaves of the Psychotria Viridis bush alongside the Banisteriopsis […]
6 January 2021

3 Things we should do once Covid-19 is over

Aren’t you longing after sweating your ass off while dancing to techno music in a full, dark club somewhere in Berlin, Telaviv, or Tbilisi? Or being […]
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