Flight shame, or flygskam, is an anti-flying social movement, with the aim of reducing the environmental impact of aviation.

*checks prices of trains and other alternatives, but everything is at least 500% the price of flying*

fattigskam is more like it.

@neauoire depends on the country; north america’s rail network used to be a shining beacon (see the hitchcock film North by Northwest) but since around nixon’s day, and some kind of incident involving amway, has been shamefully neglected for anything but cargo.

go to europe or japan and it would be weird to use anything other than the train.


@zens @neauoire inside a country; yes, but many European countries are like a big city and a better comparison would be to US states. I’ve tried to take the train from Sweden to Switzerland and it’s extremely inconvenient and much much more expensive than taking a flight. Trains to Berlin are somewhat doable though.

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