Bike on Copenhagen’s Harbor Ring to Sluseholmen

Day Out in Denmark on Two Wheels
Explore Copenhagen’s lesser-known neighborhoods south of the city

One of the things we love about living in Copenhagen is access to the clean, clear harbor. The Harbor Ring, or Havneringen in Danish, is a 13-kilometer bicycling route that takes you around the city’s spectacular waterfront. And while you could do the whole loop in a day, I recommend breaking up the ring into smaller sections to savor some of what makes the Danish capital special. Today, I want to take you from the Cykelslangen to Sluseholmen, south of the old city. So jump on your bike and let’s ride. Continue reading “Bike on Copenhagen’s Harbor Ring to Sluseholmen”

Coffee House Hygge | The Coziest Places to Get Caffeinated in Copenhagen Denmark | Oregon Girl Around the World

Copenhagen’s Hyggeligste Places to Get Coffee

The Coziest Places to Get Caffeinated in the Danish Capital
THESE ARE MY FAVORITE PLACES IN COPENHAGEN FOR COFFEE HOUSE HYGGE

I love coffee. It’s true. I do. And lucky for me (and you!) there is an incredible coffee culture here in Copenhagen. Come to Copenhagen, she said. Danes definitely know how to brew a delicious cup. And while I will never turn down a date to seek out a new source for a cuppa joe, the places I’ve shared here are my favorites. For now. Continue reading “Copenhagen’s Hyggeligste Places to Get Coffee”

Day Out in Denmark | Explore the Historic White Cliffs at Stevns Klint | UNESCO World Heritage Site | via Oregon Girl Around the World

Day Out in Denmark | Explore the Historic White Cliffs at Stevns Klint

Why You Should Seek Out This UNESCO World Heritage Site

Nature, history and culture collide at Stevns Klint south of Copenhagen

Just an hour south of the city sits one of Denmark’s ten designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Stevns Klint is a natural area of white chalk and limestone cliffs that span sixteen kilometers along the eastern edge of Sjælland (or Zealand). Millions and millions and millions of years of the earth’s history are exposed here on this rocky swath of beach. It’s a geologist’s wet dream. I just think it’s really, really pretty. And a perfect place to pack in a picnic for a day out in Denmark. Continue reading “Day Out in Denmark | Explore the Historic White Cliffs at Stevns Klint”

Tivoli Gardens Lights up Winter in Copenhagen

Winter is Wonderful at Tivoli Amusement Park 

Tivoli’s illuminating displays for Copenhagen Light Festival

Once the twinkly lights of Christmas in Copenhagen are packed away and the blast that is New Year’s Eve is over, winter can be dreary and dark in Denmark. And while I won’t say don’t visit the capital come January – as there is always hygge to be had – February just has a wee bit more to offer. Especially when the Danish classic – Tivoli Gardens Amusement Park opens their gates and lights up the nights. Come to Copenhagen, she said. Continue reading “Tivoli Gardens Lights up Winter in Copenhagen”