Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Last Clip

On a Sunday afternoon in September in 1981, I arrived at Copenhagen Central Station for the first time to warm embraces and kisses by my future wife, Jette. She then gave me a gift of a 2 zone, 10 trip ticket, a kind of a welcome to Copenhagen and its public transport system. For 34 years, […]
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Copenhagen´s Street Food Blossoms

Visiting and tasting food from Street kitchens has been an integral part of most travelers’ trips to cities such as London, Bangkok and San Francisco. These metropolises with their vibrant, often mobile kitchens serving hand-crafted and hand-held food, create a close dialogue with the food entrepreneur and their customers. Copenhagen, so rightly renowned for it’s gourmet […]
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The Architects Behind Teglholmen’s DNA

Almost weekly, groups of traveling architects and urban planners from all over the world, flock to Sluseholmen and Teglholmen, to register it’s transition into one of Copenhagen´s most attractive residential and commercial neighborhoods. No doubt, Sluseholmen attracts most of the attention, however, Teglholmen, with it’s mix of commercial & media domiciles, schools and residential properties, […]
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Copenhagen: SURFACE

  I’ve always had an ambiguous and uneasy relationship with street art cum graffiti. My emotions range from rage for it’s destructive and threatening karma in public spaces to mild acknowledgment for transforming many urban wastelands into an expressive canvas. I was somewhat torn about visiting DGI-byen’s latest and ambitious photo exhibition, SURFACE, but I’m glad I […]
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Under Copenhagen

On the face of it, it probably was a bizarre decision descending from a glorious sun- bedecked Copenhagen with a sky so blue, into Denmark’s only dripstone cave, The Cisterns. This unique 4.320 square meter underground space, located under the center of Søndermarken Park, has long been on my to-do list, since it opened to […]
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San Francisco: A Journey To Remember

My urban safari of San Francisco’s districts and neighborhoods is now over and before the memories fade like the fog over Golden Gate Bridge, I would like to share a few highlights. I expected a lot from this city that has shone like a beacon and inspired a generation or two and it didn’t disappoint. Arriving from […]
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Cut From The Same Cloth

The humming sound of my wife’s Bernina sowing machine has been a constant companion as long as I can remember. An accomplished seamstress, Jette has for years been replenishing my wardrobe with an array of classics. Not so long ago, she introduced me to her source of fabrics, Hvidberg Vintage hidden in  Copenhagen’s inner city. […]
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