Tag: Copenhagen

Fredensborg Palace: A Visit to the Queen’s Country Home

Fredensborg Palace: A Visit to the Queen’s Country Home

What’s more special than visiting a Royal Palace? Visiting one that only opens to the public one month of the year! And this year was the year I finally made it to Fredensborg, the spring and autumn residence of Denmark’s…

Hven Island: The Perfect Summer Day Trip from Copenhagen

Hven Island: The Perfect Summer Day Trip from Copenhagen

Copenhagen has no shortage of places to explore within easy reach of the city centre. You can visit castles, see real Viking ships, commune with nature, hit the beach, or cross the bridge to Malmö, Sweden. They’re all fantastic, and…

Discover Copenhagen’s Festive Christmas Markets

Discover Copenhagen’s Festive Christmas Markets

Copenhagen, Denmark is a gorgeous place to spent the holiday season: the lights, the decorations, the food, and of course the beautiful markets! For a relatively small capital city, Copenhagen has plenty of wonderful Christmas markets to choose from. Here…

8 Ways to Enjoy Summer in Copenhagen

8 Ways to Enjoy Summer in Copenhagen

With its historic charm, incredible cuisine, and undeniable sense of style, Copenhagen is a fantastic city no matter what time of year you visit. But there really is something special about Copenhagen in the summertime, when the sun comes out…

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…

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…

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…

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…