Category: Denmark

A Foodie’s Guide to Copenhagen

A Foodie’s Guide to 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…

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…

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…

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…

New Nordic Dining at Höst

New Nordic Dining at Höst

Höst had been on my radar for quite some time, both as half of a foodie couple, and as a tour guide. I’m always being asked about affordable but authentic options for experiencing New Nordic cuisine in Copenhagen, and I’d already…

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…