Category Archive: Denmark

5 gorgeous green spaces in the fairytale city of Odense

The island of Fyn (Funen) is sometimes referred to as “The Garden of Denmark”, so it is only fitting that the island’s capital, Odense, is greener than most. Denmark’s third biggest city offers… Continue reading

5 of the most atmospheric spots in Odense, Denmark

We have a saying in Danish that goes: “Ude godt, men hjemme bedst” – Away is good, but home is best. And although it might be a cliché, there is definitely something about… Continue reading

Travelooney’s Best of 2020

It has been far from a normal year of travel for us all, and being a travel writer has been more challenging than ever. But despite lockdowns and severe travel restrictions almost everywhere,… Continue reading

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