Tag: History

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…

‘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…

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….

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…