The tiny Danish town of Billund is home of that most brilliant of toys: Lego – and of the original Legoland, everyone’s childhood fantasy, at least for us of the pre-Nintendo generation.
Oyggjarvegur, the old mountain road from Torshavn, the tiny capital of the Faroes, towards the northern islands, is spectacular. But then, nothing less is to be expected in the world’s best island-destination. In places, there are no barriers between us and a 1000-foot drop into the chilling waters of the North Atlantic fjord. We edge [...]
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kronborg Castle has played an important part in military history, and is the home of legendary prince Hamlet.
Looking back on the travelling year 2010, I see I didn’t stick with my plans. Nothing new there. Instead, I went with the flow – and cheap flights. So here it is – fave travels of 2010 In January, I was in Geneva. It was mostly business, visiting ILO. But I always enjoy visiting Switzerland. [...]
Inspired by the last Blogsherpa Carnival, I’ve decided to begin yet another sporadic series – the magic of cities. Don’t know why I haven’t thought of that before – it’s a fun subject and I do like cities. In focus today is København – or Copenhagen, also known as the King’s City (despite the fact [...]
I spent last weekend in Copenhagen with about 150 travel bloggers, attending TBEX – Travel Bloggers Exchange Conference – organised by Kim, Maren and Courtney of Galavanting. TBEX conferences have been held twice – in Chicago (2009) and New York (2010) and this was the first one in Europe. Local sponsors Momondo, MyDenmarkTV.com and Wonderful [...]
Favourite hotels of 2009 include Dubai, Hønefoss, London, Sardinia, Denmark, Sweden, Channel Islands (Jersey and Guernsey), Paris, Bahrain, Kuwait