Tag Archives: Denmark

10 Valentine’s Day Traditions All Around the World

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, stores are flooded with candy hearts, chocolates and stuffed animals. In the U.S., shelves brimming with teddy bears and boxes of chocolate are typical Valentine’s Day fare, but not every country turns to greeting cards and heart-shaped candies to declare love. Some exchange wooden spoons and pressed flowers, […]

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February 11, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 Valentine’s Day Traditions All Around the World

Top 8 Places to See the Northern Lights

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While travelers flock to the world’s northernmost countries for a glimpse of the Northern Lights, seeing them is no exact science and there’s no guarantee. From the snow-enveloped wilderness of Siberia to the northernmost tip of Canada, here are some of the best places to see the Northern Lights. So wrap up warm, pick a […]

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January 25, 2016 by | 1 Comment

Festivals Happening Around the World in July

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The summery (at least for the Northern Hemisphere) month of July is host to a number of exciting festivals around the globe. From America’s Independence Day to the Darwin Beer Can Regatta, here are some of the month’s most fascinating festivals.

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July 16, 2014 by | 4 Comments

12 Festivals Worth Traveling for in June

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June begins the summer travel season for the northern hemisphere, arguably the most popular time for most people to take their annual vacations. June is more than just another month in summer, however. It’s also when outdoor festival season kicks into high gear.

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June 4, 2014 by | Comments Off on 12 Festivals Worth Traveling for in June

9 of the Best Summer Music Festivals Around the World

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It’s that time of year again, when music concerts swap sticky dive bar floors for well-tramped grass and enormous open-air stages. 2014’s festival season is finally upon us and to get in the mood, here are 10 of the world’s best. From America to Australia via Europe and Japan, just about every artist you can […]

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May 30, 2014 by | Comments Off on 9 of the Best Summer Music Festivals Around the World

New Year Traditions Around the World

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What are you doing when the clock strikes 12 on New Year’s Eve? Depending on where you are, this answer could vary. In America, there is the tradition of watching the ball drop from Times Square in NYC (or the Peach drop in Atlanta and so on), along with an impressive fireworks display that rivals […]

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December 27, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Copenhagen Food Tour

In recent years, Scandinavian cuisine (due in large to Denmark’s celebrated Michelin-starred restaurants) has risen in popularity. Therefore, I was more than a little excited to spend a day sampling some of Copenhagen’s famous culinary delights. To my surprise, I ended up with a special bonus; a fascinating cultural exploration of how this city has […]

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September 26, 2013 by | Comments Off on Copenhagen Food Tour

Copenhagen, the Next Great Green City

By 2025, Copenhagen hopes to the world’s first carbon neutral capital. By 2050, the city’s goal is to be completely independent of fossil fuels. With goals like these, it’s no surprise the capital city in Denmark is filled with interesting sustainable experiences. Here are some top picks:

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August 2, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Meet Una Stewart, a Private Tour Guide in Copenhagen

Una Stewart’s background is sure to bring a number of interesting stories to her Copenhagen tours. Once an opera stage director before turning and teaching English to grades 6 through 9, Una has the tried and tested ability to organize and manage large groups of individuals – even the unruly youngster types. Una also dabbles […]

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May 22, 2013 by | 2 Comments

7 Reasons to Go to Denmark

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Maybe it’s the fairytale cottages dotting the shoreline. Or maybe it’s Copenhagen’s streets as alive at 2:00 am as they were at broad daylight. Maybe it’s the smartly dressed Danes buzzing around the city on bicycles. From exceptional design to the world’s best restaurant to pristine beaches, Denmark has it all. No wonder the Danes […]

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September 12, 2012 by | Comments Off on 7 Reasons to Go to Denmark