Overnight with the neighbours


Words and Pictures by Glen Sweeney We had been promising ourselves a trip to Bratislava on the Twin City Liner since its inauguration but somehow never got around to it. So, this summer with gritted determination we set out to commit to a date and even went so far as to book our tickets and […]

Burned body is missing mum, police say

General News

A young mother-of-two who had been missing for more than half a year was found dead in Slovakia.Police in Bratislava said today (Thurs) that a burned corpse found in the Slovakian capital recently was identified as Flora S. in a DNA sample check. The 28-year-old waitress based in Vienna’s Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus district was reported as missing […]

ÖBB suspends disputed return ticket reform


Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has postponed the introduction of a controversial new return ticket system after being flooded with hundreds of complaints.The debt-stricken company reduced the validity period of return tickets from one month to just two days for trips of 100 kilometres and more in December. Reports have it that ÖBB failed to inform […]