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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...

Autumn Leaf Peeping Around Copenhagen

Autumn Leaf Peeping Around Copenhagen September 30, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
An Indian summer in Northern Europe is making for some balmy days in and around Copenhagen before fall kicks in for real, with young and old alike making the most of September’s closing heat wave. A walk in the woods with family or friends is a Danish tradition: So much so that the word for a woodland...

Children’s Theater Targets Youngest Audiences

Children’s Theater Targets Youngest Audiences May 17, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly | Read More
With an international children’s theater festival opening later this week across Copenhagen and Malmö, Danish theater is at the forefront of a new trend: Baby theater. This Friday, the annual Assistej World Congress and Performing Arts Festival for Young Audiences opens for the 17th time. A kind of...

Copenhagen’s New MakkeKafe a Pal to Families

Copenhagen’s New MakkeKafe a Pal to Families May 6, 2011 | Food, Kid Friendly, What's New | Read More
What do women look for in a cafe? Or, more specifically, what do moms want? Our mother’s day choice of Copenhagen cafe goes to the newly-opened coffee bar MakkeKafe, a haven for mothers and kids alike. Copenhagen is hardly short of brand-new eateries with interiors reminiscent of a Wallpaper Magazine...

Fastelavn in Copenhagen

Fastelavn in Copenhagen February 23, 2011 | Events, Kid Friendly | Read More
Sunday March 6 is Fastelavn in Denmark, a festival for dressing up and eating plenty of cakes and candy: After Christmas, it is the high point in the Danish family calendar. For Danish kids, Fastelavn is akin to Halloween. Not only do they get to dress up as superheroes and princesses, they also get...

Visit Denmark’s Post Museum: Now for Free

Visit Denmark’s Post Museum: Now for Free January 14, 2011 | free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Copenhagen’s Post & Telegraph Museum was closed for several months last summer for an extensive renovation and facelift to the numerous permanent exhibitions housed in this old Post Office found a short walk away from the city’s landmark Round Tower. When it reopened in the middle of October,...

Step-by-Step Guide to a Danish Christmas

Step-by-Step Guide to a Danish Christmas December 20, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly | Read More
In Copenhagen over the holiday period and not sure how it’s celebrated here? Just follow our step-by-step guide to enjoying Christmas like the Danes. 1. Get the works party out of the way early. While a large-scale office party or Julefrokost is gotten out of the way earlier in December—starting...

Copenhagen at Stroller Height

Copenhagen at Stroller Height November 17, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Travel Tips | Read More
Getting around a city with a pram or stroller can be a daunting task, especially if you’re new to the place: Should you push your baby around in a buggy or is it best to sling it? And what do the locals do? Here’s our lowdown on how families with small children can best get around Copenhagen. Copenhagen...

Night of Culture Followed By Week of Halloween Fun

Night of Culture Followed By Week of Halloween Fun October 12, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
This coming Friday, October 15, sees one of Copenhagen’s most unusual cultural traditions come to life – the annual Kulturnatten, or Night of Culture, when more than 250 of the city’s museums, theaters, parks and other cultural institutions remain open until midnight for special events for the...