Margarida is a Travel Tomorrow reporter and press and communications assistant at Buscardini Communications. She studied Communication Sciences and Journalism at the NOVA University of Lisbon (FCSH) with an Erasmus semester in European Studies at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. After an internship at the Communication department of the Municipal Council of Cascais, life took her to Boston, Massachusetts. In the United States, she worked for the Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford for the past 4 years.  Margarida loves traveling, snowboarding and attending live music. A big fan of humor and in a serious relationship with food.

5 September 2023

10 most common travel scams and how to avoid them

Traveling is an exciting experience, but it can also be a time when people fall prey to scams. Scammers are everywhere and they are always looking […]
5 September 2023

Will North Korea reopen for tourists?

Visiting North Korea as a tourist is not something many people have ventured on. Although getting accurate estimates is difficult and different sources offer different numbers, […]
4 September 2023

Cancelled flight led couple to spend almost 3 days on buses and trains from Split to Norwich

During the UK air traffic control mayhem last week, hundreds of flights from, to or just passing over the UK were cancelled or severely delayed. One […]
4 September 2023

Finland starts trial of world’s first digital passports

As of 28 August, the Finish Border Guard started the pilot testing of a digital passport system, Digital Travel Credentials (DTC), allowing citizens departing from Helsinki […]
31 August 2023

Global business travel to be worth $1.5 trillion in 2024

The global business travel sector is bound to make a full recovery to pre-Covid numbers in 2024 and even enjoy a slight improvement, reaching a spend […]
31 August 2023

French tourist arrested after stealing 41 kg of pebbles from Sardinian beach

A French tourist was arrested upon embarking a ferry to Nice from Porto Torres, in the northwest of the Italian island of Sardinia, after custom police […]
30 August 2023

Bhutan halfs daily tourist fee

The government of Bhutan has announced a significant reduction in the daily tourist fee, slashing it by 50% from $200 (€183.69) to $100 (€91.85) per visitor […]
30 August 2023

Hallstatt residents protest against overtourism

The small scenic village of Hallstatt, located in Austria’s Salzkammergut region, has enjoyed a spike in popularity over the last decade, popular movies and TV series […]
29 August 2023

P&O puts guests in “shithole” hotel after cruise ship collision with petrol tanker

During severe weather in Palma de Mallorca on Sunday, 27 August, a P&O cruise ship came lose from its mooring, being pushed by severe gusts of […]
29 August 2023

London Underground witnesses doubling of pickpocket thefts

London, a city renowned for its bustling public transport system, is grappling with a concerning surge in pickpocket thefts on the London Underground, sending a cautionary […]
29 August 2023

Tourists evacuated from hotels after 7.1 earthquake strikes Bali

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has struck northeast of Bali, sending tourists and residents out of buildings. According to the Australian geoscientific research agency, Geoscience Australia, two […]
28 August 2023

Vietnam’s kissing rocks at threat of disappearing soon

Vietnam’s so-called kissing rocks, located in the very popular Ha Long Bay which attracts over 4 million visitors per year, may disappear very soon. The natural […]
25 August 2023

Florence historic landmark graffitied by German tourists

In what seems to be a series of unfortunate events for Italian landmarks this past summer, the 460-year-old Vasari Corridor, in Florence, has recently been vandalised […]
24 August 2023

U.S. retail tourism stays strong, while UK losses are Europe’s gain, says new industry report

The United States (U.S.) is the world’s favourite retail tourism destination, according to research previewed at last week’s “Virtuoso Travel Week” in Las Vegas. So-called “retail […]
23 August 2023

Greek protestors campaign to take back space on beaches

Greece is facing another currency crisis but this time the currency in question is space on the island nation’s beaches, which some businesses are illegally privatising. […]
22 August 2023

Are restaurants behaving badly with flurry of overpricing incidents?

We have heard much about tourists behaving badly while on holiday in Europe in recent times but now publications like Insider and CNN are turning the […]