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 [...]
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kronborg Castle has played an important part in military history, and is the home of legendary prince Hamlet.
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 [...]
I was in Denmark last weekend, at TBEX Copenhagen, a Travel Bloggers Exchange Conference - organised by Kim, Maren and Courtney of Galavanting. If you aren't interested in blogging - or conferences - feel free to skip this post. Instead, perhaps I can entice you [...]
Oslo and Copenhagen are both in the headlines these days; Oslo for being the venue of the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony on 10 December, and Copenhagen for hosting the United Nations Climate Conference 09 on 7 - 18 December. Oslo and Copenhagen Oslo's Frogner Park [...]
North of Copenhagen is Elsinore - and Denmark's third UNESCO World Heritage site, Kronborg Castle. This is the home of Hamlet, the mythical prince of Denmark. (The town's Danish name is Helsingør, but Elsinore sounds so much more romantic, doesn't it?) Kronborg Castle is interesting enough [...]
The main purpose of our Danish road trip has been to set up Alex' student flat in Copenhagen. Naturally, we spent loads of time in Ikea, always a slightly painful experience. But I did it, that's how great a mum I am. And I discovered [...]