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Greta Thunberg’s refusal to take any flights since 2015 has spawned a whole ‘train-bragging’ movement, and it’s ushered in a new era for luxury travelers around the world

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  • Inspired by climate activist Greta Thunberg‘s eco-conscious travel, two Swedish terms have become 2019’s buzzwords: flygskam (flight-shaming) and tagskryt (train-bragging).
  • “Bragging” about reducing carbon footprints through train travel has led to an uptick in rail investments across Europe, especially overnight commuter services.
  • Train-bragging sentiment has fueled the resurgence of luxury train travel.
  • Beyond being an eco-friendly alternative to planes, trains appeal to a growing appetite for slow travel and meaningful experiences in today’s fast-paced world.
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Step aside hygge, this year’s buzzwords are flygskam (flight-shaming) and tagskryt (train-bragging).

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Source : BusinessInsider.Com





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