Upfest 2017: A creative tsunami in South Bristol

Since 2008 an annual tsunami of colour and creativity has flushed through the streets of Bristol in Southern England. An ‘Urban Paint Festival’ named UPFEST that was just held again this past weekend… Continue reading

Travel Thoughts: The bliss of feeling local abroad

The underrated capital Cardiff, the metropol Madrid, a tiny village on the west coast of Wales and currently the beautiful English city of Bath. Having had the chance to live in these amazing… Continue reading

Switzerland: 12 exciting things to do in and around St. Gallen

St. Gallen is my most recent Swiss discovery. An often overlooked city in the alpine country’s northeastern corner – full of charm and experiences in and around its historic heart. Just take a… Continue reading

Denmark: 3 great parts of Odense that make it worth visiting

For years my hometown of Odense in the heart of Denmark was “just getting by”, but recently the capital of the island of Funen has seen major developments and cultural events roll in… Continue reading

Live from… Bath: A new home in South England

For a long time I’ve been dreaming about a great place to write. A quiet place with the right atmosphere – a room with a view. And now I have it. At least… Continue reading

Kerteminde in Denmark: Let’s go for an ice cream

Summer in Denmark does not necessarily mean high temperatures and blue skies, but when the sun shines bright about our little nation – we Danes flock to our beaches and coastal towns to… Continue reading

Go Green: Conquer the Danish “Sky Mountain”

Having travelled a lot in mountainous regions like Scotland, Spain and Switzerland, I like to tell the story of Denmark’s “Sky Mountain” when I talk to other travellers. Its name gives the impression… Continue reading

Aeroe: A ferry-tale in Southern Denmark

There’s something unique about smaller islands. I mean, islands of a size where you can see the coastline from almost anywhere. I’m actually from an island myself – Funen (Fyn in Danish) –… Continue reading

Live from Denmark: Re-discovering my home

I’ve been touching this topic on the blog before, but one cliché I can personally confirm is how you start seeing your hometown and own country in a different light after having been… Continue reading

Travel thoughts: Stop and smell the roses

I’m currently sitting at an airport café in Madrid. It’s 2 at night, and I’m waiting for my early morning flight to Denmark. A good time to reflect on leaving the Spanish capital… Continue reading