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.

11 July 2023

World’s first offshore green hydrogen unit starts production in the Atlantic Ocean

The world’s first offshore green hydrogen unit has started production in the Atlantic Ocean. The company behind it is the hydrogen pioneer Lhyfe, which is present […]
10 July 2023

NASA’s supersonic X-59 ready for first test flight

After many years of waiting, NASA is preparing for the maiden flight of its X-59 supersonic test aircraft. The agency recently released images showing the X-59 […]
10 July 2023

Blue Origin wants ‘to acquire and scale up’ its operations in a bid to compete with Elon Musk’s SpaceX

Jeff Bezos’ private space company, Blue Origin, is planning to expand operations and scale up, in a bid to compete with Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The firm, […]
10 July 2023

How does travelling to space affect astronauts’ immune system?

The effects of space travel on the immune system of astronauts have been a topic of scientific interest. Extended stays in space, such as on the […]
10 July 2023

Can you really save money by booking a longer holiday?

New research from UK consumer champion Which? Travel is being reported as ‘holidaymakers able to take longer breaks could save money.’ But beware, the truth is […]
10 July 2023

IATA releases net zero tracking methodology to standardise industry emission reporting

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its net zero tracking methodology, based on which it will be releasing annual reports to follow industry-level progress […]
10 July 2023

El Niño set to cause severe temperature spikes and major weather events in 2023, scientists warn

On Tuesday July 4th, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced that El Niño conditions have developed in the tropical Pacific for the first time in seven […]
10 July 2023

Amsterdam court approves reduction of flights at Schiphol Airport

On Friday July 7th, the court of appeals in Amsterdam ruled that the Dutch government can order Schiphol Airport to reduce the number of flights from […]
10 July 2023

20 easyJet passengers offered €500 to disembark because plane was ‘too heavy’

On Wednesday July 5th, the crew of an easyJet flight had to ask several passengers to disembark before takeoff because the plane was “too heavy”. The […]
7 July 2023

Portugal to fine beachgoers up to €36,000 for playing loud music

As the sizzling summer heat blankets Portugal’s golden coastline, locals and tourists alike flock to the country’s picturesque beaches, seeking refuge and relaxation, often overlapping the […]
7 July 2023

Perception of security in France now lowest among its European neighbours

Over the past few weeks, riots have taken over major cities in France, after teenager Nahel Merzouk was unfairly shot and murdered by a police officer […]
6 July 2023

Urtopia presents world’s first e-bike with voice interaction powered by ChatGPT

Urtopia has presented the world’s first e-bike with integrated ChatGPT at Eurobike 2023. The innovative concept is being dubbed “the bicycle with a mind”. 1. Urtopia […]
6 July 2023

New expedition to establish once and for all if the Amazon is longer than the Nile

When you think of the biggest river in the world, the Amazon is certainly the one that comes to mind. But biggest is not a very […]
6 July 2023

First hydrogen-powered train on North American soil is now operational

After the first successful permanent mission in Germany, the Alstom Coradia iLint is now crossing the ocean and setting foot in Quebec, Canada. 1. Coradia iLint […]
6 July 2023

Tourist sends apology after carving names on Colosseum wall

After a tourist was filmed in late June carving names into the wall of Rome’s ancient Colosseum, he has sent an apology to Italian authorities. In […]
6 July 2023

Greece, France and other destinations continue to struggle with overtourism

Barely two weeks after the summer solstice, some destinations are seeing a very high influx of visitors, sometimes beyond the capacity they can handle. One clear […]