WestMarket: Copenhagen’s Newest Foodie Hotspot

WestMarket: Copenhagen’s Newest Foodie Hotspot

Central Copenhagen’s third food market opened its doors in January, giving locals and visitors alike even more delicious options when it comes to street food. WestMarket joins Torvehallerne Market and Copenhagen Street Food, adding to Copenhagen’s ever-growing foodie scene. Located in…

Christmas Hygge at Copenhagen’s Tivoli

Christmas Hygge at Copenhagen’s Tivoli

Winter in Denmark can be harsh – the long, light days are gone, replaced by rain, cold, and seemingly endless darkness. But there’s a remedy to what ails Danes and we expats at this time of year – the warming concept…

A Little Taste of Belgium from Planète Chocolat

A Little Taste of Belgium from Planète Chocolat

Belgium had been on my bucket list for years, ever since I’d spent just a few short hours in incredible Bruges while working on cruise ships. Last year, we finally made it happen and booked a ten-day Euro Trip starting in…

The Best of Budapest

The Best of Budapest

Coming from Canada, where just flying to the next big city will cost you hundreds of dollars, I was ecstatic to be able to book a  return flight from Copenhagen for 35€. I was also fortunate enough to have the added…

Copenhagen’s 10 Most Photogenic Spots

Copenhagen’s 10 Most Photogenic Spots

With its colourful buildings, quaint cobblestone streets, sprawling gardens, and picturesque waterfront, Copenhagen is a photographer’s paradise. Everywhere you turn, a perfect shot beckons – a bicycle leaning against a historic building, boats sailing in the harbour, or produce piled…

Eating Berlin: A Foodie’s Guide

Eating Berlin: A Foodie’s Guide

Anytime we visit a new destination, one of our top priorities is to experience the local food scene, from market halls to fine dining. On our quick visit to Berlin – my first time in the German capital – we…

5 Fantastic Day Trips From Copenhagen

5 Fantastic Day Trips From Copenhagen

One of the things I get asked about a lot are options for day trips for people who have a bit more time to spend in Copenhagen. There are several easy options within one hour of the city, where you…

Eurotrip: Exploring 7 Cities in 9 Days

Eurotrip: Exploring 7 Cities in 9 Days

For me, the most exciting thing about being an expat in Europe is the ability to travel easily and cheaply to new cities and countries, and a travel dream of mine had always been to visit the Netherlands, Belgium and France…

Copenhagen in a Day

Copenhagen in a Day

Copenhagen is such a beautiful and fascinating city, that you could spend days, weeks, or even months discovering all it has to offer. But what if you had just one day to spend there? What are the sights that must be…

A Taste of the Faroe Islands in Copenhagen

A Taste of the Faroe Islands in Copenhagen

Years ago, the cruise ship I was working on made a stop on its Transatlantic voyage from the Caribbean to the UK in Torshavn, Faroe Islands. Though I was only able to spend a few hours there, I was struck…