How will Brexit affect Eurostar train services?

29 March 2019. On this fateful day the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will leave the European Union. What will happen to the Eurostar and by extension ferry services and air traffic?

The Netherlands to introduce a flight tax

There we go. The Dutch government wants to introduce a flight tax of 7 euros per plane ticket, regardless of the destination or the ticket price. It’s no surprise.

InterContinental Bucharest

The InterContinental Bucharest in Romania was one of the first ‘Western’ hotels to be built in the ‘communist’ countries of Eastern Europe, together with the InterContinental in Prague. It was built in 1967 and was part of a bigger project including the National Theatre next door. When it opened in 1971 it was the second tallest…