Denmark

What to buy in….Denmark – the Kay Bojesen collection

What to buy in….Denmark – the Kay Bojesen collection

There is something effortlessly stylish in Danish design. There is an unmistakable and unique approach to form and design which seems to run through so much of what is produced in the country. I fell in love with the wonderful style and products I spotted on our recent winter trip to Denmark with our children but […]

Step back in time – visiting Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus, Denmark

Step back in time – visiting Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus, Denmark

A new museum building in the heart of Denmark’s Jutland couldn’t help be anything but stylish. The Moesgaard Museum or MOMU is a super smart building that appears to be emerging from under the ground into the crisp Danish daylight. It’s not too contrived to make a link between this semi-submerged building and the exhibits […]

Dining Danish style in Madklubben, Vesterbro, Copenhagen

Dining Danish style in Madklubben, Vesterbro, Copenhagen

Copenhagen’s cool and seriously trendy Vesterbro district is a must visit area. This once seedy, working class part of the city has undergone a major transformation and is regularly rated as one of the hippest neighbourhoods in the world. On Vesterbrogade the wonderfully named Madklubben (literally food club) is a lovely retreat from the cold. As […]

A sprinkle of winter magic at Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark

A sprinkle of winter magic at Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark

Standing next to a brazier and warming our hands as the temperature drops and our breath clouds in front of our faces, my youngest looks up and announces, “Right, the boats next please.” Our visit to the historic Tivoli Gardens in Denmark’s capital Copenhagen has been filled with hours of carousel rides and play, entertainment […]

5 Reasons kids love…Denmark (Jutland)

5 Reasons kids love…Denmark (Jutland)

1. Hot chocolate! The Danish do GREAT hot chocolate. Rich and with freshly whipped cream they are almost a meal in themselves!! We loved stopping for very regular hot choc breaks…just to warm us all up, and for the children, of course!! 2. Legoland! Denmark is the home of the amazing Lego, so where better […]

DENMARK – Jutland

DENMARK – Jutland

Denmark, and our first opportunity to visit Scandinavia as a family. We travelled in October so it was pretty chilly but we definitely look forward to returning again…maybe when it’s a little warmer! What we found was a country that is beautiful, friendly and offers an opportunity to really relax. 1. How to get around […]