Denmark

And the Golden Winged Ships?

You know what gets better with age? Yes, wine, of course; but what else? Sandcastles. You thought you were the big dude on the beach back in 5th grade? Well, check out these. Located on Ofelia beach, a tiny peninsula of construction in the NyHavn area of Copenhagen that juts out into the waterways, the … Continue reading »

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Trailhead of the Primrose Path

The Danish city of Helsingor is mostly famous for one thing: Hamlet. The modern-day version of Hamlet’s Elsinor, Kronborg Slot is supposedly the castle where Shakespeare set his famous play. You know what the least awesome part of Helsingor is, though? Kronborg Slot. Under construction, surrounded by construction, and with grounds full of fields of … Continue reading »

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Up the Hillerod

Though perhaps not quite the same historical draw as Hamlet’s castle in Helsingor, the little town of Hillerod host such a nice little castle with spectacular grounds that Fredriksborg Slot is perhaps more worthy of your visit than its more famous cousin down the coastline. The castle itself is pretty but not stunning. What really … Continue reading »

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Coolin’ It in Koge

Koge, Denmark. So pretty that even people from Copenhagen are like “Daaaaamn, its nice here!” As the later pictures show, my visit was cut short by a combination of impending rain and an expiring 24-hr transport ticket. Even in the brief couple of hours in spent in the area, though, Koge shone.

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Fooooood! and the 4th

To celebrate being in Copenhagen, and the 4th of July, and most importantly being in Copenhagen for the 4th of July I decided to go with a good friend to one of my fanciest restaurant experiences in ages at Mielcke & Hurtigkarl. In an uncharacteristic bout of forward planning, we made reservations almost two months … Continue reading »

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