Monthly Archives: November 2014

A taste of Copenhagen: Join the queue

Over recent years, chefs and restauranteurs have transformed the Copenhagen restaurant scene into a serious gourmet heavyweight. Focusing on local seasonal and sustainable products, these creative restauranteurs have established a Nordic cuisine identity to be proud of. The consequences have been remarkable, not only for the individual restaurants, who have been deservedly showered with international praise along with […]
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Copenhagen in November: Happiness is counted in seconds

For days now Copenhagen has been cushioned and buffered in low cloud, not a hint of a golden ray. Most Danes find November, in any year, bordering on slow torture. Here I differ with my Nordic friends, as I have a growing affection with this sensuous month. For a few hours of dimmed daylight, with only […]
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Bike today, gone tomorrow

I recently read an article about Silla Kongstad, a visionary Funeral Director, at Bededamerne in Copenhagen, that has taken an innovative approach to personalizing burials and cremations, the bicycle hearse. Silla has obviously touched onto something, because she has already taken the final ride for a dozen or so souls on the bike lanes of […]
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Enjoy the ride with 991

A crisp, late November afternoon, I found myself close to Nordre Toldbod, a popular area for Copenhagen´s tourists, when I spotted the latest edition to the harbor bus fleet taking on new passengers and headed for my hood, Sluseholmen. Within two shakes of a lamb´s tail, I embarked, parked my bike onboard and headed for […]
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Making waves

Slowly, but surely Copenhagen´s waterfront and harbor, is developing into an active playground for entrepreneurs and creative souls. Projects like Maritime Allotments, a non-profit organization, has been working on aqua-farming in Copenhagen´s clean waters and have established a loyal band of enthusiastic followers during the last couple of years. This blog will be following closely […]
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Rosenvængets Allé: Hidden, but not forgotten

Trying to find that one street that captures a neighborhood´s identity can be both exhilarating and exhausting for any new traveller to any city for the first time. There are  streets that embody a neighborhood´s character, like Elisabeth Street in London´s Belgravia resembling an elegant urban village or Rosa Luxemburg Strasse in Berlin´s hip Mitte showing off […]
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A dip in Copenhagen´s harbor

As the barmy temperatures in November continue in our corner of Scandinavia, and as shirtsleeves and sunglasses are brought back from hibernation, winter activities are put on standby. The numbers of winter-bathers taking a weekly dip in Copenhagen´s harbor has grown phenomenally over the last few years. This naturally has much to do with the […]
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