Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ikea on the Border: Cross-National Co-operation in Lapland

by Leena-Mari Laukkanen As we have pointed out in our recent article about the Øresund Bridge  cross-national cooperation in the Nordic World is an interesting phenomenon. In Southern Sweden and Northern Denmark, Malmö and Copenhagen have together created a working concept of a twin city. The Øresund bridge linking the two towns gave their inhabitants the […]

Eyewitness: Kiel – Germany’s Gate to the Baltic?

Kiel is a German port city and capital of Germany’s most northern state Schleswig-Holstein. Originally founded in 1233 it became a member of the Hanseatic League soon after. However, it was expelled in the 16th century as the city was accused of harbouring pirates. From the late 18th century until 1864 Kiel was part of […]

Eyewitness: Baltic Summers in Tallinn

The Estonian capital of Tallinn has become one of Crossing the Baltic’s most loved European capitals. Recently, our Finland correspondant Leena-Mari Laukkanen took the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn to experience this beautiful city during summertime.

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