Tag: Denmark

Copenhagen’s Frederiksborg Castle

Copenhagen’s Frederiksborg Castle

Frederiksborg Castle had been on my list of places to go ever since I moved to Copenhagen last summer, and this week I was excited to finally visit. We hopped on the commuter train and took the hour-long trip to the…

10 Things That Surprised Me About Copenhagen

10 Things That Surprised Me About Copenhagen

I just celebrated one year of living in Copenhagen, Denmark. I agreed to move here without ever having seen the city, so it was a big leap of faith on my part – but I fell in love with Copenhagen…

‘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 husband 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 to…

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…

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…

Copenhagen: More than Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid

Copenhagen: More than Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid

The classic Copenhagen photo Copenhagen is an incredible city, a place where a rich history meets modern culture. The Danish capital boasts historic palaces and churches, sprawling gardens and parks, canals, and world-renowned fine dining. In preparing for my upcoming…