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 [...]


Snow in Copenhagen is a pretty big deal because this city does not get very much snow relative to the other Nordic countries, so when it snows in Copenhagen we love to go out and play in it before it melts away.  After our visit to Maude’s we had a gorgeous snowy drive home, and [...]


Copenhagen Hay Store

by Tina on February 20, 2014

in City Files, Copenhagen, Decor

If you are a local in Copenhagen then you already know that Hay is an iconic Danish store, but if you are visiting, a trip to the Copenhagen Hay Store on the Strøget is an absolute must.  I go as often as I can because the decor changes frequently and there is always something that [...]


Knowing where to go when it rains in Copenhagen is a very important thing if you are visiting because Denmark gets a lot of rain and you are quite likely to need a place to retreat from the weather.  Locals have quite a few favorites, but one that always seems to top the list is [...]


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 [...]