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Articles by Jane Graham

Copenhagen’s Department Stores a Gourmet Mecca

Copenhagen’s Department Stores a Gourmet Mecca January 24, 2012 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Department store dining doesn’t have to be stuffy and boring. Copenhagen’s two biggest and oldest department stores, Magasin du Nord and Illum, have revamped their eating options with upmarket menus, lively decor and a hip reputation. Cocktails and penthouse views in Illum’s Spisebaren The 2011...

Regional Cuisine from the Sunshine Isle of Bornholm

Regional Cuisine from the Sunshine Isle of Bornholm January 12, 2012 | Food | Read More
Copenhagen’s restaurants found recognition across the globe by turning ‘Nordic cuisine’ into a marketable brand. The latest trend, however, looks to be even more regionally specific: the Bornholm kitchen takes the very best in raw ingredients from the farms and waters around this Danish island. An...

Copenhagen’s Best New Restaurants of 2011

Copenhagen’s Best New Restaurants of 2011 December 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Copenhagen’s dining options expanded in 2011 with the opening of several high-profile eateries and trends towards stylish Asian and vegetarian cuisine, Nordic ingredients, and casual bistro settings. Nordic wave not over yet The Nordic wave continued with New Nordic Cuisine pioneer Claus Meyer’s...

Copenhagen for Couples

Copenhagen for Couples December 21, 2011 | Hotels, Romantic | Read More
For a romantic couple’s weekend, Copenhagen has a lot to offer: Less crowded than Venice, cleaner and quieter than Paris, it has old world charm, pretty bridges over historic canals, and restaurants to lose yourselves in. Here are three contrasting options for a Valentine’s city break that allow...

Copenhagen’s Best Desserts

Copenhagen’s Best Desserts December 17, 2011 | Food, Romantic | Read More
Copenhagen’s restaurants are now famous throughout the world for revitalizing simple Nordic produce into extraordinary, imaginative dishes. But what about dessert? Here are four spots in Copenhagen where the sweet tooth gets a chance at the five star treatment. Strangas Cakeaway’s sweet masterpieces It...

Winter Weekend Getaway to Copenhagen

Winter Weekend Getaway to Copenhagen December 9, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Premiere city break destination Copenhagen sees large crowds and extended business vacations during high season; instead, how about experiencing the self-proclaimed Scandinavian capital of cool during wintertime? Cosy hotels. Opt for designer cool at Hotel 27 (serving seriously chilled vodka in downstairs...

Copenhagen’s Most Family-Friendly Museums

Copenhagen’s Most Family-Friendly Museums November 30, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
A trip to the museum is not every child’s idea of fun; luckily for playful kids, Copenhagen is bursting with museum wings made especially with them in mind. Here’s a selection of the best. Nationalmuseet Denmark’s National Museum encompasses everything from prehistoric times right up to present...

Hotel Alternatives in Copenhagen

Hotel Alternatives in Copenhagen November 25, 2011 | Hotels, Kid Friendly | Read More
The usual ingredient in any vacation package, a hotel isn’t an essential one. Whether you’re part of a family hunting out sufficient beds for all three kids at affordable rates or simply find an overpriced hotel room cramps your style, there are alternatives—even in big cities like Copenhagen. Copenhagen...

Girls Night Out in Copenhagen

Girls Night Out in Copenhagen November 16, 2011 | Nightlife | Read More
Eager for some local insight, we asked three local ladies where they would go on a typical night out. The response was clear: Insiders prefer neighborhood places, for cheap drinks and a more entertaining time. Connie Westergaard is head of online services at Wonderful Copenhagen tourist bureau and...

Copenhagen’s Best Neighborhoods for the Foodie

Copenhagen’s Best Neighborhoods for the Foodie November 8, 2011 | Food | Read More
Copenhagen’s reputation as the foodie destination of Northern Europe has developed rapidly since Claus Meyer and Rene Redzepi opened a small, modest restaurant in an old warehouse in Christianshavn in 2003. Coining the phrase, ‘New Nordic Cuisine’, the pair’s daring suggestion that Scandinavian...
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