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Where to Find the Best View in Copenhagen

Where to Find the Best View in Copenhagen October 22, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
How do you find that perfect view in a city that’s mostly flat, and balks at buildings taller than 350-feet? Here are five of Copenhagen’s most memorable vistas—from Renaissance to futuristic, savored over a martini or five-courses. The Renaissance view – the Round Tower Copenhagen’s Round...

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...

Halloween Comes Early to Copenhagen

Halloween Comes Early to Copenhagen September 24, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Halloween’s official date may fall on October 31st, but in Copenhagen, the highpoint of the ghostly calendar has been moved forward so as to coincide with the school fall break. Visitors to Copenhagen during mid-October can thus look forward to the City of Copenhagen’s annual Night of Culture, followed...

Ten of Copenhagen’s Newest—and Oldest—Landmarks

Ten of Copenhagen’s Newest—and Oldest—Landmarks September 22, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Part of Copenhagen’s charm comes from its ability to revive its old buildings in novel ways, while producing innovative new design in an architectural mix that remains true to the city’s spirit. Often visionary but never reaching too high, Copenhagen’s architecture shows us that timeless...

Copenhagen’s Urban Legend of the Ill-fated Tower Designer

Copenhagen’s Urban Legend of the Ill-fated Tower Designer September 16, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Vor Frelsers Kirke, or the Church of our Saviour, towers over Copenhagen’s Christianshavn district with its golden domed spiral spire, overshadowing the city’s cathedral, the inner-city Vor Frue Kirke as its best-known religious landmark. The church’s fascinating spire—added to the church much...

Copenhagen Sightseeing with Public Transport

Copenhagen Sightseeing with Public Transport September 14, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
There are plenty of sightseeing tours to choose from in Copenhagen, from buses to canal boats: But the intrepid tourist is one who ditches the guide in favor of public transportation. City Circle Copenhagen is a wonderfully compact city with a very efficient, fully integrated public transport system...

Adventure Holiday in Denmark

Adventure Holiday in Denmark July 29, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Denmark may not be your typical destination for an active holiday, but Scandinavia’s flattest country offers much in the way of outdoor activities and provides more challenges than you might think; it is particularly well-suited to families and seniors, for whom more strenuous landscapes are out of...

Copenhagen on $50 a Day

Copenhagen on $50 a Day July 21, 2011 | free, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Copenhagen is generally known as an expensive city and in most cases, this reputation rings true. With a little help from those in the know, however, it is possible to stretch your bucks that much further in the Danish capital. Here’s how. Eat breakfast at your hotel (even if it costs extra) Over...

The Best Beaches in and Around Copenhagen

The Best Beaches in and Around Copenhagen July 15, 2011 | free, Things to Do | Read More
Copenhagen is more a city break destination than a beach resort, but here, one type of travel does not rule out the other. More than just about any other northern European capital, Copenhagen offers bathing opportunities just minutes from your downtown hotel. Here’s our rundown on Copenhagen’s...

Liz Jensen’s Copenhagen

Liz Jensen’s Copenhagen May 30, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
A quieter pace, traveling by cycle, and chilling in cool Christianshavn: Some of the things award-winning novelist Liz Jensen is partial to when she’s in Copenhagen. Liz Jensen is known for her imaginative thrillers, witty prose and unstoppable female protagonists in books like My Dirty Little Book...
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