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Using the Danish Deposit System

Using the Danish Deposit System March 14, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
While some ditch environmental concerns with their luggage at check-in, interest in green travel (or responsible/ sustainable tourism) is increasing. Thankfully for travelers to Denmark, being a responsible tourist is easy—and it can even save you money. For decades now, Denmark has maintained a deposit...

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...

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...

Copenhagen Traditional Easter Lunches: Five of the Best

Copenhagen Traditional Easter Lunches: Five of the Best April 7, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Holidays like Easter make great occasions for travel. Copenhageners think so too, however, and the city can seem pretty quiet over the long holiday weekend. Many city dwellers take off to summerhouses in the country to enjoy their vacation with extended family members and plenty of food and drink. Denmark...

Copenhagen Souvenirs on a Shoestring

Copenhagen Souvenirs on a Shoestring November 26, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Visitors to Copenhagen generally leave with a ridiculous Viking helmet of the kind you’d only ever wear after ten bottles of Carlsberg, a small troll figurine or a replica of the Little Mermaid. So what can the more discerning shopper take with them that really encapsulates the best of the Danish capital,...

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...

Stuck in Copenhagen During the Holidays? Enjoy it!

Stuck in Copenhagen During the Holidays? Enjoy it! November 5, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Airport layovers may not be the most fun way to spend six or so hours, but as they go, you could do far worse than a stay at Copenhagen’s Kastrup Airport – one many consider to rank amongst the most pleasant in Europe. It’s modern, small enough to find your way around yet large enough to...

Copenhagen Conveniences: The City and its Toilets

Copenhagen Conveniences: The City and its Toilets November 4, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Copenhagen is a city that takes care of its toilets. Public restroom facilities can be found all over the city, and the vast majority of them are clean and pleasant to use. Should you be caught short in a museum or other attraction, the toilets are often as smart and spotless as the venues themselves,...

Copenhagen’s $5 Cultural Thing to Do: The Round Tower

Copenhagen’s $5 Cultural Thing to Do: The Round Tower October 4, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
How Cheap is Cheap? Trust us, in Copenhagen, $5 is cheap. At current exchange rates, this will get you just under DKK 30. In comparison, an adult ticket to Tivoli Gardens costs more than three times this – DKK 95 – while a day-pass for the local Zoo will set you back DKK 140 – about $25!...

Copenhagen Takes Care of its Bikes

Copenhagen Takes Care of its Bikes September 10, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Copenhagen’s unwanted bikes are getting a little loving care these days, by way of a tender oiling and some fresh air in their tires: All part of the local city council’s service as the world’s best bike city. The service is currently on trial at five Metro stations in the city, where...