Tag archives for Denmark

In a city where more than half the residents commute by bike, cycling is a way to feel like a local. But before joining the estimated 40,000 cyclists who cross Queen Louise’s Bridge each day, review a few rules of the road. (And find out where you should stay and eat while you’re there, too.)

When Berit Bonde isn’t studying for her master’s degree or working part time in the travel industry, you can find her exploring new places, whether it involves going around the world or just around the corner. Her restless spirit has her moving to Bangkok for half a year, but this Dane says she’ll always return to Copenhagen, where her heart resides. Here are Berit’s recommendations for her beloved capital city.

Sleep in a Beer Can

Our former colleague Emily Haile, who blogs at the Travel Telegraph, recently wrote a piece in Draft Magazine about Denmark’s Skanderborg Music Festival, or Smukfest. Like many festivals, it’s an annual outdoor concert where partygoers can listen to acts like Eric Clapton, Lenny Kravitz, Beck, Björk, and Green Day, all of whom have performed there…

Today’s otherworldly image is from the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark, one of the city’s main gathering spots, where fairground rides, a 20-acre garden, a pantomime theater, and a range of restaurants and cafés can be found. It was shot by Sisse Brimberg and Cotton Coulson for our 48 hours Copenhagen story in the current…

Hello, city lovers! Today we are heading to Copenhagen, where Alexandra Redisch tells us what not to miss in the Danish capital. Copenhagen is My City The first place I take a visitor from out of town is Tivoli Gardens (left), one of the oldest amusement parks in the world. When I crave cake and…

Copenhagen: Serious About Cycling

Cycle Parade in Copenhagen from Copenhagenize on Vimeo. Copenhagen ranks as one of the world’s friendliest cities for cyclists, with 37 percent of residents in Greater Copenhagen using a bike daily. To encourage more residents to bike to work and school, the city plans to expand bike lanes farther into the suburbs. The city hopes…