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Bornholm Holiday: Beaches, Bison and Beer

Bornholm Holiday: Beaches, Bison and Beer

One of the favourite secret vacation localities of the Danes, the little island of Bornholm is a perfect place for discovering true Danish country life, away from fancy Copenhagen tourism. Just three days earlier, we had been in the capital of Denmark, choked by hordes of tourists from all continents, all coming to see the […]

A Mother Fights for Custody

A Mother Fights for Custody

In September, 41-year-old Dane Thomas Nørgaard Sørensen received a one-year suspended prison sentence for abducting his five-year-old son Oliver from Austria; his child with his estranged Austrian partner, Marion Weilharter. He had travelled to Austria in April, grabbed Oliver out of Weilharter’s car as she dropped him off at kindergarten, and drove him back to […]

Bicycle super-highway

Bicycle super-highway

While in Vienna, 6% of commuting is done by bike and politicians argue about making the registration of bicycles mandatory, in Copenhagen 35% of citizens cycle to work every day. As a self-dubbed city of cyclists, the Danish capital is now initiating a truly remarkable concept with the aim of 50% of its inhabitants using […]

EU: Whose Happiness?

Fear of downward mobility, no sense of security, self-imposed pressure to perform: the Austrians are unhappier than most Europeans. Money makes you happy, they report, education not necessarily. “The Austrians are just as pessimistic as the Germans,” Ulrich Reinhardt, the Hamburger trend watcher told the Austrian daily der Standard, reporting on his latest study released […]

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