Tag Archives: Denmark

Most popular Instagrams in October 2014

October began in Gdansk for all three of us, and we’ll get back to this fascinating city on the Baltic soon enough. Along with Copenhagen, Gdansk proved a popular subject from the iPhone lens last month; and just like in September, the cityscape of Gdansk was the best liked ‘gram of the month. Here are […]

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Silent Sunday: Sunset at Hirtshals lighthouse, Denmark

Sunset at Hirtshals lighthouse, at the northern tip of the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark

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Most popular Instagrams in September 2014

I’m really enjoying playing with Instagram, and thought I’d bring it home to Sophie’s World more. So here’s a new little series, a regular one this time, of popular Instagrams. Now, I could create posts with my personal favourite Instagram photos, but I’d much rather showcase the ones my friends like. Each month, we’ll pop […]

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Andersen Hotel: Chic and urban in Copenhagen

I had certain reservations when I heard Andersen Hotel was located on the corner of Helgolandsgade and Istedgade. I’ve been in Copenhagen a million times, but rarely in this part of town. In fact, last time I was here, I was with of a group of curious fresh-faced teens, all gawking at the world of adult entertainment. […]

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Legoland, the original one

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.

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Flirting with Fate in the Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands roads are spectacular, not least Oyggjarvegur, the mountain road from Torshavn, the archipelago’s tiny capital, towards the northern islands. 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. […]

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Where in the world: Kronborg Castle, Elsinore

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kronborg Castle has played an important part in military history, and is the home of legendary prince Hamlet.

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