Christiansfeld: history and honey cakes

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 [...]

Day out Copenhagen: Medieval Lund

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 [...]

2015-12-25T15:37:02+00:0022 July 2015|Borders, Daytrip, Denmark, Sweden|

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 one of a group of curious [...]

2017-12-05T15:55:46+00:0025 September 2014|Denmark, hotels & lodgings|

The Road to Gjógv

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 [...]

Faroe Islands: Sagas, sushi and street art

Sagas abound in the Faroe Islands. Perhaps surprisingly, these Viking isles also have a fabulous sushi restaurant and lively street art.