Monthly Archives: July 2015

Making Room On Istedgade

Every port city has them, raw and racy red light districts adding their own challenges and spice to a city’s identity. Copenhagen’s own hub has historically centered on and around Istedgade, a vibrant nerve in the central district of Vesterbro. In recent years, this traditionally working class area has gradually transformed to a residential, shopping and […]
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“Hark, Now Hear The Sailors Cry”

The clouds rolled in low over Helsingør. Tinted grey, but with no real malice. The seascape was perfect to visit a venue that had been highly recommended to me. I have just been waiting for this angry sky to put me in the mood. The Maritime Museum Of Denmark, some 50 kilometers north of Copenhagen […]
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Please Sir, Can I Have Some More

When Oliver Twist uttered those famous words to Mr. Brumble, ” Please sir, can I have some more,” little did he know how gruel would transform to a nutritional food fit for kings and paupers. Porridge/Grød, has in recent years been taken to new heights in Copenhagen by the young food entrepreneurs, Martin Daniali and Lasse […]
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Copenhagen Jazz Festival: Forever Frank

This weekend marked the launch of one of Europe’s most popular jazz events, the Copenhagen Jazz Festival. Until the 12th. July, Copenhagen’s public spaces, music & theater venues, cafés & bars, waterfront and even fire stations will host over 1200 concerts attracting 300,000 visitors to the city. It is an unique event, which has been pulling great jazz […]
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