‘A Shining Rosy Dawn’: Copenhagen’s Memorial to WW2 Freedom Fighters

‘A Shining Rosy Dawn’: Copenhagen’s Memorial to WW2 Freedom Fighters

Last week I discovered a site near my very own Copenhagen neighbourhood I had no idea existed: Mindelunden i Ryvangen, a memorial to Danish resistance fighters executed by the occupying Nazi forces during World War Two. When the Nazis marched…

Copenhagen’s Thorvaldsens Museum

Copenhagen’s Thorvaldsens Museum

Thorvaldens Museum, Slotsholmen Throvaldsen’s Museum sits on Slotsholmen Island in central Copenhagen, in the shadow of Christiansborg Palace, former Royal residence and current Danish Parliament. Though the museum is Denmark’s oldest and houses a fascinating array of sculptures, paintings and…

My Favourite Food & Drink in Copenhagen

My Favourite Food & Drink in Copenhagen

Food is the reason my boyfriend Konstantin and I moved to Copenhagen. As a chef who’s all about innovation and fresh, local ingredients, this is the perfect city for him, and as a total foodie, for me too. We love…

Three Days in Germany

Three Days in Germany

For me, the best thing about living in Europe is the ability to travel to amazing places quickly and cheaply. So when Konstantin got three days off, we knew it was time to head to his home country of Germany….

Christmas Comes to Copenhagen

Christmas Comes to Copenhagen

In search of a birthday gift in the heart of Copenhagen one day in mid-November, we unexpectedly found ourselves at the centre of festive celebrations. We had no idea the holiday season was being launched already, and were delighted to…

Lest We Forget: A Journey to My Roots

Lest We Forget: A Journey to My Roots

Last year, I had the opportunity to connect my roots in a way I never thought I would have the chance to. I grew up in Canada, hearing about my grandmother’s family from the seaside town of Largs, Scotland, and especially Robin….

Horses, History, and Tea in the Royal Kitchen: Copenhagen’s Culture Night

Horses, History, and Tea in the Royal Kitchen: Copenhagen’s Culture Night

Friday night saw the streets of Copenhagen come alive on its annual night of culture. Kulturnatten offers not only cultural experiences like concerts and museums, it also gives the public the opportunity to go behind closed doors and discover parts…

Photo Feature: Roskilde Cathedral

Photo Feature: Roskilde Cathedral

The town of Roskilde, Denmark is best known for its yearly music festival – the kind where everyone camps out in the mud for a week getting filthy and stinky and loving every minute of it. But Roskilde has more…

Living Like a Local: Exploring Copenhagen as an Expat

Living Like a Local: Exploring Copenhagen as an Expat

When I previously wrote about Copenhagen, I was visiting the city for a few days before I moved here. I explored as much as I could, and did manage to stray off the beaten path, but after only 6 weeks…

8 Sublime Food Experiences Around the World

8 Sublime Food Experiences Around the World

Working on a cruise ship for eight years was a unique experience that gave me the opportunity to see some incredible places around the world. The crew food on board, however, was often less than delicious, and I was always…