Category Archives: Copenhagen

Copenhagen Staycation #01: A Journey With Leonard Cohen

For those planning a staycation in Copenhagen, and who wouldn’t, then plan a visit to GL STRAND and Nikolaj Kunsthal where the current showing of Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything has been extended until 2nd. August. This impressive celebration of Leonard Cohen’s life and work is the result of a project by Musée d’art contemporain […]
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A New Culinary Experience In Sydhavnen

According to my calendar, I should have been roaming the streets of Porto in search of the city’s best Pastéis de Nata, but as COVID-19 put those plans to the sword, I find myself in my own hood, Sydhavnen about to discover a gourmet and wine experience I never thought possible on Borgbjergsvej. Having lived in […]
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South Harbour’s Fiskerihavn Revisited

As I come to terms with re-modelling my day-to-day life, limited by a COVID-19 induced lock-down now going into it’s seventh week, I’m re-discovering the pleasures of exploring my neighborhood, Copenhagen’s one and only, South Harbour. My daily excursions into South Harbour’s every nook and cranny,  I discover a world coming to terms with Copenhagen’s urban […]
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João Albergaria, Penning Copenhagen’s Harbor Life

The following blog is the first in a series showcasing photographers and illustrators perception of Copenhagen’s waterfront and it’s ever changing neighborhoods. The first is urban sketcher and illustrator João Albergaria. With Copenhagen’s waterfront neighborhoods undergoing extensive development, the harbor’s characteristic houseboat & fishing communities and marinas have come under the eye of João Albergaria, […]
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Copenhagen’s Lille Langebro Deserves A Fanfare

I’m standing at the ferry terminal between The Royal Library and BLOX in Copenhagen’s inner harbor admiring the display of bridges linking central Copenhagen to the island of Amager. Within a range of just 710 meters, Knippels Bro, Cirkelbroen and Langebro have now been joined by Lille Langebro, the third bike and pedestrian bridge constructed […]
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Restaurant Vandvid, A Focal Point In Sydhavnen

Restaurant Vandvid. View from the deck. On a calm August day 2 years ago, a converted barge moored for the first time at the wharf, tucked next to Teglværks Bridge in Sluseholmen. A small group of local residents, myself amongst them, who had been following the trials and tribulations of the barge into a restaurant, […]
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CPH Light Festival: Between Light And Darkness

There is something fundamentally optimistic about February. Bitterly cold temperatures may tell another story, but undoubtedly, daylight time is winning its eternal winter struggle with darkness. Copenhagen at dusk is a magical place to be during those serene moments when the sun dips under the horizon casting the last available rays of sunlight on the […]
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An Orange Thread Uniting Copenhagen’s South Harbor

The long anticipated M4 line, connecting South Harbor to the Metro City Ring has finally begun and in 2024, Teglholmen, Sluseholmen and Mozart’s Plads will be just a heartbeat from central Copenhagen. However, the construction site for the forthcoming Metro station at Mozart’s Plads is causing concern for local businesses and residents. With the instantly recognizable green fence […]
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Byens Hegn Arrives In South Harbor

Byens Hegn has finally come to 2450sv. The long anticipated M4 line, connecting Sydhavnen to the Metro City Ring has finally begun and in 2024, Sluseholmen will be just 5 minutes away from The Main Railway Station. Since 2011, Byens Hegn has been a popular feature of Copenhagen’s urban landscape providing local residents, businesses and artists […]
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Sluseholmen’s Green Kayak Making Waves

I’m sitting with Jørgen Green outside Yum Yoga & Café enjoying the view over the pristine harbor waters separating Sluseholmen and Teglholmen. After the warmest summer on record with the water temperatures rarely dipping under 23°, Copenhagen’s South Harbor has been transformed into a popular recreative playground for rowers, paddlers and swimmers. During the first […]
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