‘I’m going crazy’: Why international residents in Europe will travel this summer despite Covid

‘I’m going crazy’: Why international residents in Europe will travel this summer despite Covid

Despite ongoing travel restrictions, extra costs and uncertainty over new Covid variants, international residents living across Europe vow to travel abroad this summer. For most it is the need to see family that motivates them.

SURVEY: Are you planning to travel abroad this summer despite the pandemic?

SURVEY: Are you planning to travel abroad this summer despite the pandemic?

Have your say: How do you rate the public sports facilities in Copenhagen?
Denmark

Have your say: How do you rate the public sports facilities in Copenhagen?

Safe but pricey: What international residents think of life in Norway
Norway

Safe but pricey: What international residents think of life in Norway

Tell us: How is life in Norway for international residents?
Norway

Tell us: How is life in Norway for international residents?

Almost two-thirds of Germans ‘unsatisfied’ with government’s Covid-19 management
Germany

Almost two-thirds of Germans ‘unsatisfied’ with government’s Covid-19 management

‘More than half’ of Germans lose trust in government’s handling of pandemic
Germany

‘More than half’ of Germans lose trust in government’s handling of pandemic

Tell us: What articles should The Local Norway concentrate on?
Norway

Tell us: What articles should The Local Norway concentrate on?

Tell us: What do you need from The Local Austria?
Austria

Tell us: What do you need from The Local Austria?

Tell us: What do you need from The Local Spain?
Spain

Tell us: What do you need from The Local Spain?

Cash or card? Has the epidemic in Italy changed your payment habits?
Italy

Cash or card? Has the epidemic in Italy changed your payment habits?

Governments including Sweden’s see support tumble for their handling of COVID-19, survey shows
Sweden

Governments including Sweden’s see support tumble for their handling of COVID-19, survey shows

Poll finds French not so chauvinistic after all
France

Poll finds French not so chauvinistic after all

Tell us: Has the coronavirus crisis affected your move to Spain?
Spain

Tell us: Has the coronavirus crisis affected your move to Spain?

Have Your Say: Should ALL Britons in Italy be eligible to vote in the UK general election?
Italy

Have Your Say: Should ALL Britons in Italy be eligible to vote in the UK general election?

Have your say: Has gang violence in Sweden had an impact on your life?
Sweden

Have your say: Has gang violence in Sweden had an impact on your life?

Angela Merkel remains most popular politician in Germany
Germany

Angela Merkel remains most popular politician in Germany

Have Your Say: What is your experience of using Flixbus in Germany?

Have Your Say: What is your experience of using Flixbus in Germany?

Tell us: What are the pros and cons of Sweden’s cashless society?
Sweden

Tell us: What are the pros and cons of Sweden’s cashless society?

Tell us: What do you love the most about life in Sweden?
Sweden

Tell us: What do you love the most about life in Sweden?

Five things you maybe didn’t know about the sex lives of Swedes
Sweden

Five things you maybe didn’t know about the sex lives of Swedes

Tell us: What Swedish habits have you picked up?
Sweden

Tell us: What Swedish habits have you picked up?

Tell us: What’s your one best tip for people moving to Sweden?
Sweden

Tell us: What’s your one best tip for people moving to Sweden?

Poll: Two-thirds of Germans consider themselves ‘happy’
Germany

Poll: Two-thirds of Germans consider themselves ‘happy’

Tell us: How good is Sweden for international talent?
Sweden

Tell us: How good is Sweden for international talent?

New survey: The winners and losers in Swedish politics
Sweden

New survey: The winners and losers in Swedish politics

Sweden climbs in talent competitiveness ranking
Sweden

Sweden climbs in talent competitiveness ranking

Germany’s ruling coalition parties hit all-time low, Greens on the up
Germany

Germany’s ruling coalition parties hit all-time low, Greens on the up

Most people in Italy support the rules on wearing masks in public, study finds
Italy

Most people in Italy support the rules on wearing masks in public, study finds

Trump the greatest source of German angst: survey
Germany

Trump the greatest source of German angst: survey

A third of all Berliners would rather live elsewhere, survey finds
Germany

A third of all Berliners would rather live elsewhere, survey finds

The potato eaters have become couch potatoes, study shows
Germany

The potato eaters have become couch potatoes, study shows

Swedes ‘least likely in Western Europe’ to go to church
Sweden

Swedes ‘least likely in Western Europe’ to go to church

Working internationally? Share your experiences

Working internationally? Share your experiences

Germans and Americans believe common values are eroding, survey shows
Germany

Germans and Americans believe common values are eroding, survey shows

Two thirds of Germans think the country has a major loneliness problem
Germany

Two thirds of Germans think the country has a major loneliness problem

AfD faces ridicule for erasing Islam survey after result doesn’t go its way
Germany

AfD faces ridicule for erasing Islam survey after result doesn’t go its way

German consumers to start new year in high spirits
Germany

German consumers to start new year in high spirits

Why Sweden is no longer the world’s ‘goodest’ country
Sweden

Why Sweden is no longer the world’s ‘goodest’ country

One in five German schoolkids have smoked shisha tobacco: survey
Germany

One in five German schoolkids have smoked shisha tobacco: survey

Germany knocks US off its throne and places first in global image ranking
Germany

Germany knocks US off its throne and places first in global image ranking

Germany tolerates men staring at breasts more than most, survey reveals
Germany

Germany tolerates men staring at breasts more than most, survey reveals

Many Germans are not fond of Halloween, survey finds
Germany

Many Germans are not fond of Halloween, survey finds

From robots to role play: study reveals German attitudes to sex
Germany

From robots to role play: study reveals German attitudes to sex

How do Muslim immigrants feel about living in Sweden: study
Sweden

How do Muslim immigrants feel about living in Sweden: study

The biggest Berlin fans live in China, but everyone’s in on the love
Germany

The biggest Berlin fans live in China, but everyone’s in on the love

How often do Swedes have sex? Authorities about to find out
Sweden

How often do Swedes have sex? Authorities about to find out

Germans’ biggest concern still immigration, but poverty is catching up
Germany

Germans’ biggest concern still immigration, but poverty is catching up

New scientific study examines the sex habits of Germans
Germany

New scientific study examines the sex habits of Germans

One in three Swedes has farted and blamed it on the pet, survey finds. But wait, there’s more…
Sweden

One in three Swedes has farted and blamed it on the pet, survey finds. But wait, there’s more…

Denmark has world’s best quality of life: study
Denmark

Denmark has world’s best quality of life: study

Only Italy sees dip in support for EU, new poll shows
Italy

Only Italy sees dip in support for EU, new poll shows

These are the German cities where the most people ride without a ticket
Germany

These are the German cities where the most people ride without a ticket

Swedes like Trump less than any other world leader
Sweden

Swedes like Trump less than any other world leader

Swedes worry about climate change and terrorism but not about war: poll
Sweden

Swedes worry about climate change and terrorism but not about war: poll

German Millennials among most ‘immigrant-friendly’ in Europe
Germany

German Millennials among most ‘immigrant-friendly’ in Europe

Made in Germany rated most loved country brand worldwide
Germany

Made in Germany rated most loved country brand worldwide

Italy is one of the worst countries for expat working women: survey
Italy

Italy is one of the worst countries for expat working women: survey

France placed below US, UK and Australia in ‘Best Country’ rankings
France

France placed below US, UK and Australia in ‘Best Country’ rankings

Majority of Germans think AfD are an extreme right party: survey
Germany

Majority of Germans think AfD are an extreme right party: survey

Germans born under these star signs were least faithful in 2016
Germany

Germans born under these star signs were least faithful in 2016

Swedes wildly overestimate Muslim population: survey
Sweden

Swedes wildly overestimate Muslim population: survey

Germans are much happier, more liberal than they realize: survey
Germany

Germans are much happier, more liberal than they realize: survey

Italians overestimate country’s Muslim population by 500 percent
Italy

Italians overestimate country’s Muslim population by 500 percent

Italians study more than their peers but do worse at school: OECD
Italy

Italians study more than their peers but do worse at school: OECD

How Swedes would vote if an election were held today
Sweden

How Swedes would vote if an election were held today

Germans would pay more for stranger’s approval than BMW
Germany

Germans would pay more for stranger’s approval than BMW

This is what Germans expect from President Trump
Germany

This is what Germans expect from President Trump

Stockholm Arlanda falls down EU’s busiest airport ranking
Sweden

Stockholm Arlanda falls down EU’s busiest airport ranking

More French women becoming mothers after 40
France

More French women becoming mothers after 40

Expats in Germany rich but have few friends: survey
Germany

Expats in Germany rich but have few friends: survey

Survey: expats in Switzerland have money but few friends
Switzerland

Survey: expats in Switzerland have money but few friends

Germans would give up sex over driving licence for cash
Germany

Germans would give up sex over driving licence for cash

Expats: Denmark ‘world’s worst’ for making friends
Denmark

Expats: Denmark ‘world’s worst’ for making friends

Why Switzerland is getting worse for expats
Switzerland

Why Switzerland is getting worse for expats

Sweden to investigate citizens’ sex lives
Sweden

Sweden to investigate citizens’ sex lives

Three quarters of Germans fear terror attack ‘soon’
Germany

Three quarters of Germans fear terror attack ‘soon’

Survey: world willing to pay more for ‘Swissness’
Switzerland

Survey: world willing to pay more for ‘Swissness’

One in 10 Germans wants country to be ruled by ‘Führer’
Germany

One in 10 Germans wants country to be ruled by ‘Führer’

Germans no longer champs of baring it all on the beach
Germany

Germans no longer champs of baring it all on the beach

Düsseldorf terror plot ‘bigger than previously realized’
Germany

Düsseldorf terror plot ‘bigger than previously realized’

Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?
France

Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?

Swiss no longer world’s happiest people: report
Switzerland

Swiss no longer world’s happiest people: report

At Hogwarts, Germans would be humble Hufflepuffs
Germany

At Hogwarts, Germans would be humble Hufflepuffs

Most German conservatives support gay marriage: poll
Germany

Most German conservatives support gay marriage: poll

What makes Sweden ‘the world’s fifth best country’?
Sweden

What makes Sweden ‘the world’s fifth best country’?

Germans still prefer a good book to Netflix and Spotify
Germany

Germans still prefer a good book to Netflix and Spotify

5 ways Germans think Christmas has got worse
Germany

5 ways Germans think Christmas has got worse

Germans fear for Europe, economy, and the future
Germany

Germans fear for Europe, economy, and the future

North Germans are the happiest, survey finds
Germany

North Germans are the happiest, survey finds

Germans overwhelmingly for tougher security
Germany

Germans overwhelmingly for tougher security

What expats love – and hate – about Germany
Germany

What expats love – and hate – about Germany

Expats in Switzerland have ‘worst social life’
Switzerland

Expats in Switzerland have ‘worst social life’

Most Germans believe something is out there
Germany

Most Germans believe something is out there

Public crosses fingers for Hamburg Olympics
Germany

Public crosses fingers for Hamburg Olympics

Hamburg takes crown as Germans’ fave city
Germany

Hamburg takes crown as Germans’ fave city

What’s keeping Germans awake at night in 2015?
Germany

What’s keeping Germans awake at night in 2015?

Are you a typical expat living in Germany?
Germany

Are you a typical expat living in Germany?

Is Germany now a nation of couch potatoes?
Germany

Is Germany now a nation of couch potatoes?

Switzerland’s reputation slips: survey
Switzerland

Switzerland’s reputation slips: survey

Germany: land of cheap beer and drunkards?
Germany

Germany: land of cheap beer and drunkards?

‘Sex Atlas’ reveals Germany’s hottest states
Germany

‘Sex Atlas’ reveals Germany’s hottest states

German public rejects Nato mutual defence
Germany

German public rejects Nato mutual defence

Germans, Americans both trust in alliance
Germany

Germans, Americans both trust in alliance

Eighth happiest: why are the Swedes not pleased?
Sweden

Eighth happiest: why are the Swedes not pleased?

Italy’s most loved city mayor sits in Florence
Italy

Italy’s most loved city mayor sits in Florence

Second World War still key to German identity
Germany

Second World War still key to German identity

UK can’t get enough of Sweden, survey reveals
Sweden

UK can’t get enough of Sweden, survey reveals

Grim economic times for 80 percent of Spaniards
Spain

Grim economic times for 80 percent of Spaniards

‘Wives provoke violence’, say third of Spanish men
Spain

‘Wives provoke violence’, say third of Spanish men

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France

Post Paris attacks: How the French are thinking

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Denmark

Nearby supermarket tops Danes’ housing wishlist

Survey shows when Germans lie most
Germany

Survey shows when Germans lie most

Fast wifi tops Swedes’ holiday wish list
Sweden

Fast wifi tops Swedes’ holiday wish list

SVP loses ground but remains strongest party
Switzerland

SVP loses ground but remains strongest party

Majority of Italian women unhappy with sex life
Italy

Majority of Italian women unhappy with sex life

Norway: Best prepared in world for climate change
Norway

Norway: Best prepared in world for climate change

Germans are wide of the mark on immigration
Germany

Germans are wide of the mark on immigration

Italy ranked ninth most desirable place to work
Italy

Italy ranked ninth most desirable place to work

Italian companies see jump in hiring prospects
Italy

Italian companies see jump in hiring prospects

Italy’s summer storms dampen holiday plans
Italy

Italy’s summer storms dampen holiday plans

Why Italians don’t tip (but Brits are worse)
Italy

Why Italians don’t tip (but Brits are worse)

Italians: abortions are OK – but not facelifts
Italy

Italians: abortions are OK – but not facelifts

More Swedes prefer dogs to cats: study
Sweden

More Swedes prefer dogs to cats: study

Sweden sixth best country for ‘doing good’
Sweden

Sweden sixth best country for ‘doing good’

Swedes ‘ignorant’ about state of the world: survey
Sweden

Swedes ‘ignorant’ about state of the world: survey

Infidelity in France: ‘One in two Frenchmen cheat’
France

Infidelity in France: ‘One in two Frenchmen cheat’

‘Norway has science problem’: Pisa results
Norway

‘Norway has science problem’: Pisa results

Swedes often lack the gift of giving at Christmas
Sweden

Swedes often lack the gift of giving at Christmas

Most Italians feel ‘holiday deprived’
Italy

Most Italians feel ‘holiday deprived’

Sex sold in 14 percent of Italian schools – survey
Italy

Sex sold in 14 percent of Italian schools – survey

New survey: Italians are Europe’s Philistines
Italy

New survey: Italians are Europe’s Philistines

Vatican to poll Catholics on gay marriage – report
Italy

Vatican to poll Catholics on gay marriage – report

Expats: Germany great for kids, bad for friends
Germany

Expats: Germany great for kids, bad for friends

Oslo takes third place in EU city survey
Norway

Oslo takes third place in EU city survey

Germans happiest to show bellies on holiday
Germany

Germans happiest to show bellies on holiday

Germans wrap up to keep warm at home
Germany

Germans wrap up to keep warm at home

Elderly Germans ’cause more trouble than Turks’
Germany

Elderly Germans ’cause more trouble than Turks’

Over a third of Germans believe in life after death
Germany

Over a third of Germans believe in life after death

Sex toy survey: Germans come first
Germany

Sex toy survey: Germans come first

Forget sex: dirty dishes cause most couple fights
Germany

Forget sex: dirty dishes cause most couple fights

Helmut Schmidt voted ‘best role model’
Germany

Helmut Schmidt voted ‘best role model’

Germans want Wulff to show sharper teeth
Germany

Germans want Wulff to show sharper teeth

Firefighters most trusted profession, faith in priests slides
Germany

Firefighters most trusted profession, faith in priests slides

Nearly half of Germans want Westerwelle out
Germany

Nearly half of Germans want Westerwelle out

Business confidence buoyant for 2010
Germany

Business confidence buoyant for 2010

Every eighth German wants the Wall back
Germany

Every eighth German wants the Wall back

Half of Germans back compulsory vote amid falling turnout
Germany

Half of Germans back compulsory vote amid falling turnout

Fire fighting voted most trusted profession in Germany
Germany

Fire fighting voted most trusted profession in Germany

Expats rank Germany top place to find love
Germany

Expats rank Germany top place to find love

One in nine in Berlin wants the Wall back
Germany

One in nine in Berlin wants the Wall back

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Germany

Half of Germans favour digital fingerprints on IDs

Only 60 percent of Germans have faith in democracy
Germany

Only 60 percent of Germans have faith in democracy

Most Germans would do away with time change
Germany

Most Germans would do away with time change

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Germany

Survey: Germans positive about new smoking ban

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Sweden

Over half of government’s MPs could quit

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Sweden

Young Swedes earn less than in nineties

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Sweden

Majority favour excluding Left from coalition

Affluent Stockholm suburb named best place to live
Sweden

Affluent Stockholm suburb named best place to live

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Sweden

Many Swedes believe in reincarnation

Study: Swedish docs dig one another
Sweden

Study: Swedish docs dig one another

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Sweden

Poll: Moderates gain as Left Party support drops

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Sweden

Borg best in popularity stakes

Moderates gain as opposition support drops: poll
Sweden

Moderates gain as opposition support drops: poll

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Sweden

Moderates lose as Green Party gains: poll

Government maintains popular approval: poll
Sweden

Government maintains popular approval: poll

Young Swedish women more likely to have sex with each other: study
Sweden

Young Swedish women more likely to have sex with each other: study

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Sweden

Swedes lead the world in tech usage: report

Swede stress lowest in the world: study
Sweden

Swede stress lowest in the world: study

Students give Swedish schools high marks
Sweden

Students give Swedish schools high marks

Poll: Alliance retains slight lead
Sweden

Poll: Alliance retains slight lead

Alliance leads, Social Democrats at record low
Sweden

Alliance leads, Social Democrats at record low

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Sweden

Survey: Swedes renew hope in economy

Swedes sour on train travel: survey
Sweden

Swedes sour on train travel: survey

Information overload drains Swedish work hours: study
Sweden

Information overload drains Swedish work hours: study

Swedes against church dabbling in politics
Sweden

Swedes against church dabbling in politics

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Sweden

Swedes slam centrally negotiated wages

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Sweden

Swedish firms report hiring challenge: study

Juholt support at record low: survey
Sweden

Juholt support at record low: survey

Voters flee Social Democrats in new poll
Sweden

Voters flee Social Democrats in new poll

New blow for Håkan Juholt: survey
Sweden

New blow for Håkan Juholt: survey

Juholt ‘must step down’: former minister
Sweden

Juholt ‘must step down’: former minister

Sweden to map threats against politicians
Sweden

Sweden to map threats against politicians

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Sweden

Swedish consumers ‘less happy’ in 2011

Swedish women more prone to lose libido over flatulence fears
Sweden

Swedish women more prone to lose libido over flatulence fears

Swedes find bedroom sex ‘most romantic’
Sweden

Swedes find bedroom sex ‘most romantic’

Noisy sex no problem for Swedes: study
Sweden

Noisy sex no problem for Swedes: study

Swedes nicer neighbours than Brits: study
Sweden

Swedes nicer neighbours than Brits: study

Stockholm Arlanda slides in global airport rankings
Sweden

Stockholm Arlanda slides in global airport rankings

‘Tired’ Swedes have less sex than ever: study
Sweden

‘Tired’ Swedes have less sex than ever: study

Christian Democrats have most sex: poll
Sweden

Christian Democrats have most sex: poll

Moderates continue to tumble in new poll
Sweden

Moderates continue to tumble in new poll

Sweden ‘second most reputable country’: study
Sweden

Sweden ‘second most reputable country’: study

Italians work hardest at beach bodies
Italy

Italians work hardest at beach bodies

A French opinion: Love, jobs and everything else
France

A French opinion: Love, jobs and everything else

Most young Romans want to leave city
Italy

Most young Romans want to leave city

Italy littered with fat cats and pudgy pooches
Italy

Italy littered with fat cats and pudgy pooches

Why mastering English would help make the French less gloomy
France

Why mastering English would help make the French less gloomy

French office workers loathe smelly colleagues
France

French office workers loathe smelly colleagues

‘Too many foreigners in France’, French say
France

‘Too many foreigners in France’, French say

Swiss cities remain costly for expats: report
Switzerland

Swiss cities remain costly for expats: report

Swiss positive despite eurozone crisis: survey
Switzerland

Swiss positive despite eurozone crisis: survey

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France

Most immigrant children ‘feel French’: survey

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Switzerland

Ban religious circumcision: Swiss

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France

Cannes bans poll of OAP’s sex habits

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France

Wet weather dampens French lust: survey

Swiss support for EU falls sharply
Switzerland

Swiss support for EU falls sharply

French speakers are the most patriotic Swiss
Switzerland

French speakers are the most patriotic Swiss

French lefties love ‘backdoor sex’ – study
France

French lefties love ‘backdoor sex’ – study

Swiss come last in global sex study
Switzerland

Swiss come last in global sex study

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France

Almost half of young French adults ‘are lonely’

Every second German wants Merkel to step down early: survey
Germany

Every second German wants Merkel to step down early: survey

Germans happier with their country’s direction than their EU neighbours, survey shows
Germany

Germans happier with their country’s direction than their EU neighbours, survey shows

Swedes’ love for EU grows stronger after Brexit vote
Sweden

Swedes’ love for EU grows stronger after Brexit vote

Europeans see Germany favourably, but think it has too much power
Germany

Europeans see Germany favourably, but think it has too much power

Germans some of toughest Europeans on Brexit talks, survey shows
Germany

Germans some of toughest Europeans on Brexit talks, survey shows

Refugees not so welcome: most Germans say country has reached its limit
Germany

Refugees not so welcome: most Germans say country has reached its limit

Eight in ten Germans think the EU needs to be reformed
Germany

Eight in ten Germans think the EU needs to be reformed

Germans are Europeans most immune to populism: study
Germany

Germans are Europeans most immune to populism: study

Six crucial insights from first survey of Germany’s refugees
Germany

Six crucial insights from first survey of Germany’s refugees

In figures: Why do asylum seekers come to Sweden?
Sweden

In figures: Why do asylum seekers come to Sweden?

Over 2 in 3 Germans don’t blame Merkel for terror attacks
Germany

Over 2 in 3 Germans don’t blame Merkel for terror attacks

Immigration and integration Germany’s ‘biggest challenge’
Germany

Immigration and integration Germany’s ‘biggest challenge’

Six in ten Germans link terrorism to refugees: survey
Germany

Six in ten Germans link terrorism to refugees: survey

Property firms expect Frankfurt to win big on Brexit
Germany

Property firms expect Frankfurt to win big on Brexit

Brits in Germany left ‘fuming’ by Brexit polling card fiasco
Germany

Brits in Germany left ‘fuming’ by Brexit polling card fiasco

Almost half of Brits in Germany won’t vote on Brexit
Germany

Almost half of Brits in Germany won’t vote on Brexit

Half of Turkish Germans hold Islam above state law
Germany

Half of Turkish Germans hold Islam above state law

Survey: Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?
Germany

Survey: Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?

Nine in ten Germans want limit on refugees
Germany

Nine in ten Germans want limit on refugees

German ‘welcoming culture’ still strong: poll
Germany

German ‘welcoming culture’ still strong: poll

Majority of Germans worried about refugees
Germany

Majority of Germans worried about refugees

Mass refugee arrivals don’t scare Germans
Germany

Mass refugee arrivals don’t scare Germans

Survey: German faith in economy, EU waning
Germany

Survey: German faith in economy, EU waning

Young Italians are far happier than older ones
Italy

Young Italians are far happier than older ones

Germans love Grand Coalition government
Germany

Germans love Grand Coalition government

All but three percent of Swedes lead ‘happy’ lives
Sweden

All but three percent of Swedes lead ‘happy’ lives

Italians bin €8.7 billion of food each year
Italy

Italians bin €8.7 billion of food each year

French public mood turns sour towards EU
France

French public mood turns sour towards EU

Majority supports Westerwelle in controversial welfare debate
Germany

Majority supports Westerwelle in controversial welfare debate

Most Germans want grand coalition to end
Germany

Most Germans want grand coalition to end