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

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

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

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

Angela Merkel remains most popular politician in 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?

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

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

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

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

Trump the greatest source of German angst: survey

Trump the greatest source of German angst: survey

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

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

The potato eaters have become couch potatoes, study shows

The potato eaters have become couch potatoes, study shows

Working internationally? Share your experiences
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Working internationally? Share your experiences

Germans and Americans believe common values are eroding, survey shows

Germans and Americans believe common values are eroding, survey shows

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

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

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

German consumers to start new year in high spirits

German consumers to start new year in high spirits

One in five German schoolkids have smoked shisha tobacco: survey

One in five German schoolkids have smoked shisha tobacco: survey

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

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 tolerates men staring at breasts more than most, survey reveals

Many Germans are not fond of Halloween, survey finds

Many Germans are not fond of Halloween, survey finds

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

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

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

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

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

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

New scientific study examines the sex habits of Germans

New scientific study examines the sex habits of Germans

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

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

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

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

German Millennials among most ‘immigrant-friendly’ in Europe

German Millennials among most ‘immigrant-friendly’ in Europe

Made in Germany rated most loved country brand worldwide

Made in Germany rated most loved country brand worldwide

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

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

Germans born under these star signs were least faithful in 2016

Germans born under these star signs were least faithful in 2016

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

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

Germans would pay more for stranger’s approval than BMW

Germans would pay more for stranger’s approval than BMW

This is what Germans expect from President Trump

This is what Germans expect from President Trump

Six crucial insights from first survey of Germany’s refugees

Six crucial insights from first survey of Germany’s refugees

Expats in Germany rich but have few friends: survey

Expats in Germany rich but have few friends: survey

Germans would give up sex over driving licence for cash

Germans would give up sex over driving licence for cash

Immigration and integration Germany’s ‘biggest challenge’

Immigration and integration Germany’s ‘biggest challenge’

Three quarters of Germans fear terror attack ‘soon’

Three quarters of Germans fear terror attack ‘soon’

Six in ten Germans link terrorism to refugees: survey

Six in ten Germans link terrorism to refugees: survey

Half of Turkish Germans hold Islam above state law

Half of Turkish Germans hold Islam above state law

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

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

Germans no longer champs of baring it all on the beach

Germans no longer champs of baring it all on the beach

Düsseldorf terror plot ‘bigger than previously realized’

Düsseldorf terror plot ‘bigger than previously realized’

Nine in ten Germans want limit on refugees

Nine in ten Germans want limit on refugees

At Hogwarts, Germans would be humble Hufflepuffs

At Hogwarts, Germans would be humble Hufflepuffs

Most German conservatives support gay marriage: poll

Most German conservatives support gay marriage: poll

Germans still prefer a good book to Netflix and Spotify

Germans still prefer a good book to Netflix and Spotify

German ‘welcoming culture’ still strong: poll

German ‘welcoming culture’ still strong: poll

5 ways Germans think Christmas has got worse

5 ways Germans think Christmas has got worse

Germans fear for Europe, economy, and the future

Germans fear for Europe, economy, and the future

North Germans are the happiest, survey finds

North Germans are the happiest, survey finds

Germans overwhelmingly for tougher security

Germans overwhelmingly for tougher security

Majority of Germans worried about refugees

Majority of Germans worried about refugees

What expats love – and hate – about Germany

What expats love – and hate – about Germany

Most Germans believe something is out there

Most Germans believe something is out there

Public crosses fingers for Hamburg Olympics

Public crosses fingers for Hamburg Olympics

Hamburg takes crown as Germans’ fave city

Hamburg takes crown as Germans’ fave city

Mass refugee arrivals don’t scare Germans

Mass refugee arrivals don’t scare Germans

What’s keeping Germans awake at night in 2015?

What’s keeping Germans awake at night in 2015?

Are you a typical expat living in Germany?

Are you a typical expat living in Germany?

Is Germany now a nation of couch potatoes?

Is Germany now a nation of couch potatoes?

Germany: land of cheap beer and drunkards?

Germany: land of cheap beer and drunkards?

‘Sex Atlas’ reveals Germany’s hottest states

‘Sex Atlas’ reveals Germany’s hottest states

German public rejects Nato mutual defence

German public rejects Nato mutual defence

Germans, Americans both trust in alliance

Germans, Americans both trust in alliance

Second World War still key to German identity

Second World War still key to German identity

Survey shows when Germans lie most

Survey shows when Germans lie most

Germans are wide of the mark on immigration

Germans are wide of the mark on immigration

Expats: Germany great for kids, bad for friends

Expats: Germany great for kids, bad for friends

Germans happiest to show bellies on holiday

Germans happiest to show bellies on holiday

Germans wrap up to keep warm at home

Germans wrap up to keep warm at home

Elderly Germans ’cause more trouble than Turks’

Elderly Germans ’cause more trouble than Turks’

Over a third of Germans believe in life after death

Over a third of Germans believe in life after death

Sex toy survey: Germans come first

Sex toy survey: Germans come first

Forget sex: dirty dishes cause most couple fights

Forget sex: dirty dishes cause most couple fights

Helmut Schmidt voted ‘best role model’

Helmut Schmidt voted ‘best role model’

Germans want Wulff to show sharper teeth

Germans want Wulff to show sharper teeth

Firefighters most trusted profession, faith in priests slides

Firefighters most trusted profession, faith in priests slides

Nearly half of Germans want Westerwelle out

Nearly half of Germans want Westerwelle out

Business confidence buoyant for 2010

Business confidence buoyant for 2010

Every eighth German wants the Wall back

Every eighth German wants the Wall back

Half of Germans back compulsory vote amid falling turnout

Half of Germans back compulsory vote amid falling turnout

Fire fighting voted most trusted profession in Germany

Fire fighting voted most trusted profession in Germany

Expats rank Germany top place to find love

Expats rank Germany top place to find love

One in nine in Berlin wants the Wall back

One in nine in Berlin wants the Wall back

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Half of Germans favour digital fingerprints on IDs

Only 60 percent of Germans have faith in democracy

Only 60 percent of Germans have faith in democracy

Most Germans would do away with time change

Most Germans would do away with time change

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Survey: Germans positive about new smoking ban

Every second German wants Merkel to step down early: survey

Every second German wants Merkel to step down early: survey

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

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

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

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

Germans some of toughest Europeans on Brexit talks, survey shows

Germans some of toughest Europeans on Brexit talks, survey shows

Eight in ten Germans think the EU needs to be reformed

Eight in ten Germans think the EU needs to be reformed

Germans are Europeans most immune to populism: study

Germans are Europeans most immune to populism: study

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

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

Property firms expect Frankfurt to win big on Brexit

Property firms expect Frankfurt to win big on Brexit

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

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

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

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

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

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

Survey: German faith in economy, EU waning

Survey: German faith in economy, EU waning

Germans love Grand Coalition government

Germans love Grand Coalition government

Majority supports Westerwelle in controversial welfare debate

Majority supports Westerwelle in controversial welfare debate

Most Germans want grand coalition to end

Most Germans want grand coalition to end