City Files

    Spring has almost arrived in Denmark.  Buds are appearing on branches, tulips are nearly ready to burst forth, and the country seems to be letting out a collective exhale… We have made it through the darkest days of winter and the light of day is beginning to stretch longer and longer and with […]


City Files: Royal Smushi Cafe

by Tina on December 19, 2013

in City Files, Copenhagen, Denmark, Food

If there is one cafe that is a must at the holidays, it is definitely the Royal Smushi Cafe, which is located right on the Strøget, so you can easily pop in for a little break from shopping and seeing the holiday windows at Illum.  The decor changes with the seasons, and at Christmas you […]


You can see Copenhagen by foot and you can see it by boat, but if you really want to experience the city like a local, you will need a set of wheels… Bike wheels, of course. And if you want to travel like a local, you need to bike like a Dane.  Biking in Copenhagen […]


I have such a nice little treat for you today!  We are going on a little visit to one of my very favorite Danish duo’s studio, Meyer-Lavigne, who are most known for their quirky and whimsical designs, including the adorable face vases you might have seen in your favorite design magazine.  (At least that is […]


My girlfriend, Anissa was in town a few weeks ago.  She is an American but lives in Sweden with her husband and two boys, but we had a few hours of girls-only time in Copenhagen.  While my husband watched her son who was visiting as well and our two boys, Anissa, my daughter and I headed […]