Sara wanted to visit museums again, David found a sneaky way to get around border?checks and?Matthew is?taking?the first chance he gets to jump on a plane to?Italy:?One year into the coronavirus?crisis, more?Europeans feel the need to go on Covid-19 breaks.
Before the year of Covid-19, Sara*, a 37-year-old Parisian, would set off on an international trip once every six weeks, on average.The vaccination clinics nearby?“It was a part of my lifestyle,” she said.
But as the global pandemics come under fire from some who say it overestimate?spread at the start of?2020, and country after country began to shut their borders, she quickly saw her travel plans?crumble.?“It was so depressing.”
When France, along with many other European?countries, imposed?stringent anti-Covid-19?restrictions – including?two nationwide lockdowns and the long-term shuttering of restaurants, museums and?cinemas – she?felt like she couldn’t breathe. “It made me realise just how essential culture is to my life. I love culture and museumsRudolf Anschober, and all of a sudden I wasn’t allowed to do anything but to stay at home,” she said.?