Denmark and Life on Small Islands

Denmark and Life on Small Islands

For all it’s attractions Copenhagen has never been able to match the great historic metropolises, such as Rome, Paris or London. When Denmark finally emerges in the annals of history, it is not for the splendor of it’s towns and royal palaces, instead the viking longboats are the reason Danes are talked about in the early middle ages.

Travelling Danishly – Copenhagen and Beyond

Travelling Danishly – Copenhagen and Beyond

Denmark has consistenly been rated as one of the happiest, safest and most honest, one of the cleanest, friendliest and most stable countries worldwide. Maybe only the Dutch are better than the Danes at speaking English and using bikes for transportation. Are we overstating the delights? No, not really. A lot of the great tourist attractions are concentrated in and around our capital Copenhagen. But there is so much more to discover. “How come?” you may ask, and depending on…

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Brandts Woolen Mill – Right There to Explore

Brandts Woolen Mill – Right There to Explore

The life in Brandts Klædefabrik, the Brandts Woolen Mill in Odense has been turned upside down as to what it once were and for what it was built. Today you have Studenderhuset, the students’ hall, a cinema, museums, loads of cafés and restaurants, boutiques selling clothes, art, crafts, flowers and hairdressers. And life never stops in Brandt’s. On each visit you can find new options or new interesting boutiques. Brandt’s is never a dull place to explore – on the…

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Enigmatic Sights in Beautiful Vejle River Valley

Enigmatic Sights in Beautiful Vejle River Valley

In the Vejle River Valley you will find wonderful nature as well as interesting sights. The church in Skibet is well worth a pilgrimage for anyone interested in Danish cultural history, whether it is a year long interest or a newly found one. Likewise if you believe that holidays should provide nourishment for our spiritual selves. Both requests are met in the perfect cohesion at Skibet Kirke, Skibet Church. The church contains important frescoes dating back to the 13th century,…

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Fredericia a Fortified Town of Historical Importance

Fredericia a Fortified Town of Historical Importance

By tradition Danish kings have the names Christian or Frederik. Fredericia is named after one of the Frederiks but which one? Fredericia is a relatively newly founded town by Danish standards and only about 350 years old. Fredericia was built on the small peninsula Bersodde in the years following 1649. In 1650 king Frederik III signed a document on December the 16th, granting Fredericia market town privileges, which in Danish is called købstadsprivilegier. To help stimulate the growth of the…

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Bornholm – a Pearl Amongst Pearls

Bornholm – a Pearl Amongst Pearls

On the Danish island Bornholm art and nature go hand in hand to greet you all year round. Bornholm also known as the Sunny Island as the people who live on Bornholm experience more sunny days than the rest of Denmark. If you want to make the most of your trip to the island I recommend you invest in a guided tour. I would love to show you what to experience which could be on a guided tour from Gudhjem…

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Guided Beer Walks in Central Copenhagen

Guided Beer Walks in Central Copenhagen

Today, one should consider Copenhagen a capital when it comes to tasty beer. 20 years ago Denmark was not playing Premier League beer wise, but today Copenhagen is a prime destination for beer tourism and the city has plenty of watering holes where you can soothe your palate. Until recently, the market was dominated by near monopolies, lager, gold-beer (a particularly strong lager) and hardly any other type of beer. Today Denmark is a diversified Beer-country and Copenhagen is its…

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Southern Jutland – an Interesting Story

Southern Jutland – an Interesting Story

2020 is a year celebrated throughout Denmark. Why? An outline of Southern Jutland’s history in anniversary of 1920. A memory is often associated with a defining event. An event so unique, so dramatic and so significant that it must be celebrated simply because its significance and importance to Man, not just me as an individual. Some dates and years’ significanc ensure they will never be forgotten. April 9th 1940 is one of such dates. If we go back a little…

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