Five Easy Day Trips Just Outside of Copenhagen

Take Some Time to Explore More of Denmark

You don’t have to go far beyond the Danish capital to see what else this country has on offer. See a different side of Denmark choosing one of these five easy day trips just outside Copenhagen. There is something here for all interests and inclinations. Time to take your pick. Continue reading “Five Easy Day Trips Just Outside of Copenhagen”

Organic vegetable plantings at ØsterGro urban farm Copenhagen Denmark

Organic Farm to Table Fare on a Rooftop in Copenhagen

Gro Spiseri Restaurant Delivers Delicious and Creative Local Cuisine
Urban farm Østergro is a gorgeous setting for dinner in Copenhagen

It is summer in the city. And what a beautiful city this is. Come to Copenhagen, she said. But step off the main tourist routes. Slow down. And explore the sustainable side. Like a local. Not too far afield, you’ll find a climate-friendly neighborhood known as Østerbro. Atop a roof here, sits an organic urban farm supported by the local community. Don’t worry, they are willing to share. With you. This is ØsterGRO organic urban farm and all are welcome. For a truly delicious experience, book a place for dinner in the greenhouse of this gorgeous garden. On a blue-skied summer night in Denmark, it is truly difficult to beat. Continue reading “Organic Farm to Table Fare on a Rooftop in Copenhagen”

A Copenhagen Classic | High Tea at the Historic Nimb Hotel

One of the Best Places for High Tea in the Danish Capital

“Coffee? Tea? Me?”

As an American living in Europe, I will be the first to admit that I am not an expert on tea time. I personally love a good cup of coffee and Copenhagen has plenty of cozy places to find one. So when fellow blogger and Brit, Keri Allan of Ladies What Travel asked if I’d be interested in joining her for high tea on a recent visit to Copenhagen, I jumped at the chance. Keri is an expert in trying high teas around the world and I knew I could trust her taste. Continue reading “A Copenhagen Classic | High Tea at the Historic Nimb Hotel”

So Many Reasons to Love Tivoli Gardens in Every Season

Tivoli Gardens Amusement Park | Copenhagen Denmark


Tivoli! Tivoli! Tivoli! What do you think of when you hear the word? A tiny town in Italy? No, I live in Denmark. I’m talking about Tivoli Gardens Amusement Park right here in the Danish capital of Copenhagen. What? You don’t know Tivoli? You should come visit! You should come visit Copenhagen AND visit Tivoli. When it’s open. Alas, it’s not always open. But if your travels allow, it is so worth it when it is. Continue reading “So Many Reasons to Love Tivoli Gardens in Every Season”

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”