One of the latest sites to be added to UNESCOs World Heritage list is Christiansfeld, a Moravian Christian settlement on the Jutland peninsula in Denmark. Seeing as it's just down the street (more or less), I decide to make a day of it. An hour [...]
How about a pleasant day trip from Copenhagen which involves crossing an international border on a famous bridge? I’m in Lund for the day, a city I’ve been meaning to visit for quite some time. With me, I have my iPhone, wallet and sunglasses. That's all. Travelling [...]
When I was a teenager, InterRail (Eurail for Europeans) was for 14 – 18 year-olds. Flying was expensive then; budget airlines didn't exist (really, young'uns!), and InterRail was the cheapest way to get to southern Europe, sleeping on the floor all the way. Well, things [...]
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 one of a group of curious [...]
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.
A road trip in the Faroe Islands is a treat, with awe-inspiring vistas or colourful little villages whichever way you turn. Around a bend in the road, this is what you might see this: ... or this: Faroe Islands in Faroese is Føroyar, meaning Sheep [...]
Sagas abound in the Faroe Islands. Perhaps surprisingly, these Viking isles also have a fabulous sushi restaurant and lively street art.