Category Archive: Denmark

Reaching 40: These are my 40 best travel experiences in Europe (Part 2)

A big birthday is a time for reflection, not at least when you’re turning 40! I can’t believe I’ve reached the big 4.0, but I do prefer this compared to the alternative. On… Continue reading

6 of the best places on my home island of Funen in Denmark

Despite having lived abroad for several periods throughout the past 13 years, I’ve rarely been proper homesick and I’ve always seemed to cope pretty well with being away from home. But now, with… Continue reading

15 special spots I dream myself back to while being locked down

It has currently been more than three weeks since I left the building where I live here in Madrid. The current Coronavirus lock-down restrictions have made me a “prisoner” in my own home,… Continue reading

10 Danish New Year’s traditions you might not know

While good food, fireworks and champagne is a general theme for New Year’s Eve, we Danes have some unique and local traditions too – and funny enough, several of them are connected to… Continue reading

Andelen Guesthouse – atmospheric boutique accommodation on the Danish island of Ærø

When you visit the small island of Ærø in Denmark, you’ll get a surprisingly good selection of small hotels, Bed & Breakfast spots and campsites to choose from – but few are as… Continue reading

15 things to do when you visit Ærø – a charming island in Denmark

It is said that there are about 70 inhabited islands in Denmark, not even counting Greenland and the Faroe Islands… yes, they actually belong to the Kingdom of Denmark, in case you didn’t… Continue reading

Denmark: Colourless murals dominate the street art scene in Odense

In many cities around the world street art is seen as a way to bring colour and life to grey concrete facades and bland cityscapes – but in my hometown of Odense in… Continue reading

Live from… Ærø: Re-visiting a Danish jewel

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these ‘Live from….’ posts. And normally I write them to describe my first impression of a place, but this time around I’m re-visiting the… Continue reading

Combine Copenhagen and Oslo on a mini cruise

With so many budget airlines around nowadays travelling by ferry is an often overlooked option – but it’s actually an excellent way to slow down and enjoy the journey itself rather than just… Continue reading

Denmark: Funen’s fabulous fairytale castle is a fun fair for the entire family

You might know the challenge of finding something that fits all when you travel as a family – but that’s exactly what you get when you visit ‘Egeskov Slot’ on the island of… Continue reading