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Copenhagen Seen From the Water: Bridges and Canals

Copenhagen Seen From the Water: Bridges and Canals March 29, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Cyclists crossing one of the many bridges connecting the two sides of Copenhagen Harbor. Photo courtesy of Tristan Ferne/ Creative Commons.

Late Night Culture Activities in and Around Copenhagen

Late Night Culture Activities in and Around Copenhagen March 7, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Summertime in Denmark is all about light: Bright evenings that seem to go on forever as the sun sticks around until 10pm or even longer in late June and early July. Danes make the most of the balmy midsummer evenings with garden parties and night activities and in the holidays, even the kids are allowed...

Walking Around Copenhagen’s Waterfront

Walking Around Copenhagen’s Waterfront February 28, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Talking a walk around Copenhagen’s revitalized waterfront is an ideal opportunity to see some of the city’s best architecture, both old and new, as well as to witness the many changes the city has undergone over the past decade on both sides of the harbor. The perfect way to do this is to cross over...

Spring Blooms in Copenhagen

Spring Blooms in Copenhagen February 22, 2012 | Romantic, Things to Do | Read More
Copenhagen’s many green spaces burst with color come April and May. Here’s where to add the floral to your spring visit—and places where you can experience beautiful flower arrangements all year round. Outdoor blooms Frederiksberg Have Over 300 years old, this English-inspired royal garden, with...

Touring Copenhagen’s Jazz Hang-outs

Touring Copenhagen’s Jazz Hang-outs February 16, 2012 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Jazz is as much part of Copenhagen’s landscape as bicycles, open sandwiches and HC Andersen. Jazz musicians’ love affair with Copenhagen began in the ‘50s, when well-known Americans like Dexter Gordon, Ben Webster, Ed Thigpen and Kenny Drew crossed the Atlantic and formed a community around Copenhagen’s...

Copenhagen’s Other Statue Landmarks

Copenhagen’s Other Statue Landmarks February 9, 2012 | free, Things to Do | Read More
Disappointed by the lowly proportions of Copenhagen’s most famous landmark, The Little Mermaid? The city has plenty of other statues with a story to tell, either in what they depict or the fuss they caused while being made. Check out these effigies for size. 1.    Lurblæserne (The Hornblowers),...

Day trips from Copenhagen

Day trips from Copenhagen January 31, 2012 | free, Things to Do | Read More
There are many options for day trips from Copenhagen, and the excellent transport infrastructure in the Greater Copenhagen area means spending the day at the beach, in the forest or in a historic market town couldn’t be easier: There’s at least a dozen excellent options all less than 45 minutes away...

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...

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...
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