A week in Denmark: 3 unmissable places to visit

While you could definitely spend much longer than a week exploring Denmark, time can often be a limiting factor. Here are three very different places that you can visit in under a week to give you a snapshot of Danish life.   1. Copenhagen Denmark’s capital has to be one of the most beautiful cities…

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Helsingør: the perfect day trip from Copenhagen

Possibly my favourite experience in Denmark was a day trip to Helsingør. The picturesque coastal town is home to Kronberg castle- Shakespeare’s inspiration for Hamlet, and a beautiful old town which feels remarkably peaceful after Copenhagen’s busy streets.

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How to explore Copenhagen for free

After a thrifty yet fun first day exploring Denmark in Nørrebro, I was determined to carry this mindset on for the rest of my trip, starting with the city center. Here’s 4 ways to explore the center of Copenhagen for a fraction of the price most people pay.

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A perfect and near free Saturday in Nørrebro, Copenhagen

As soon as my plane touched down in Denmark and the crew announced we’d arrived in Copenhagen I couldn’t wipe the grin off my face. The sun was streaming in the plane windows and I could see glimpses of lush green and picturesque buildings. I already felt like I loved the place. However, I was…

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A weekend in Kallio- top 10 things to do in my neighbourhood

While I love to travel and explore new places, there’s nothing quite like a relaxing weekend at home! These days I’m pretty damn lucky to call the Helsinki district of Kallio home, and after living here for a year I thought I’d share some things I love about this beautiful, vibrant suburb. Only 1 km…

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How to spend a long weekend in Latvia

One of the things I absolutely love about living in Europe is the accessibility of quick foreign country trips! I loved our recent long weekend in Latvia, and have jotted down my recommendations about amazing places we stumbled onto as well as places I wouldn’t go back to. Hope this gives you some ideas if you happen to find yourself in this Baltic gem for a few days.

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