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No More High Tea – The Fall of the Flag Carriers and the Rise of Budget Airlines

Anna-Cara Keim looks at the state of air travel in Northern Europe I begun to write this piece on the plane from London to Washington D.C., travelling for the first time in quite a while with what some people would call a ‘real’ airline. With friendly staff, a generous luggage allowance, and hot meals and […]

The fixed Fehmarn Belt Link – A Story of Tunnels and Bridges

by Anna-Cara Keim The idea of cross- national cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region is a theme that Crossing the Baltic has been extremely interested in. We have previously introduced you to the Nordic concept of twin cities with the examples of Malmø and Copenhagen, connected through the Øresund Bridge and the towns of Tornio […]

25 Hours in the Car But Granny Keeps Us Entertained: A Pessimist’s Outlook on EURO 2012

by Mateusz Zatonski  With less than a month left until the opening game of the European Football Championship, UEFA is sending e-mails to all those lucky enough to be selected in the ticket lottery re-assuring them that their tickets are just in the process of printing. Although it might sound trivial, for many Polish fans […]

Railway Tragedy in Poland: Archaic Infrastructure but an Excellent Emergency Rescue System

by Mateusz Zatonski Sixteen people have been killed and almost sixty injured in a tragic train accident that took place on Saturday evening in southern Poland. A southbound train on its way from Warsaw to Kraków collided with a train travelling from Przemyśl (near the Ukrainian border) to Warsaw. It is not yet certain what […]


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