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Romantic Things to Do in Copenhagen

February 10, 2014

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Romantic sunset over the Copenhagen Opera House. Photo courtesy of tanvach via Flickr.

The Danes might not be known for their grand romantic gestures, but Copenhagen’s stylish venues and top-notch cuisine provide plenty of choices for an unforgettable date-night. Here are a few ideas for romantic things to do in Copenhagen.

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Island of Bornholm, Denmark

January 27, 2014

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Ronn in Bornholm, Denmark.

Stranded in the Baltic Sea, the island of Bornholm might be closer to Swedish shores, but the small island is still one of the most popular of Denmark’s many islands, with many Danes opting to holiday on its sandy beaches and regular flights and ferries connecting it to mainland Denmark.

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Christmas Market Tours in Copenhagen

December 10, 2013

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If you visit Copenhagen (Denmark) during Christmas, you will experience a mecca of Christmas Markets and booths. Tivoli, which is the world’s oldest amusement park, will be beautifully decorated with lots of lights during this time of year.

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Sleeping in a Traditional Danish Kro Inn

December 2, 2013

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Sleeping in a traditional Danish Kro Inn. Photo courtesy of Sten Dueland via Flickr.

It was King Erik Klipping who spearheaded (or rather, demanded) the trend for Denmark’s Kro Inns, decreeing that royal staging posts be placed each mile along the country’s roads, to provide food and shelter to the King’s men en route. It’s a tradition that has stood the test of time, and today, many of the traditional Kro Inns can still be found dotted along the modern highways or tucked away in more remote countryside locations.

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Winter Activities in Denmark

November 4, 2013

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Christmas at Tivoli Gardens, Denmark. Photo courtesy of Stig Nygaard via Flickr.

With Lapland dubbed the official home of Santa Claus and Norway famous for its cross-country skiing, Denmark often loses out to its Scandinavian neighbors when it comes to winter tourism, but there are plenty of good reasons to spend the holiday season on Danish soil.

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Best Food and Drink festivals in Denmark

October 21, 2013

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Copenhagen Cooking Festival. Photo courtesy of News Oresund via Flickr.

Home to some of the most renowned restaurants in Scandinavia and a pioneering force behind the New Nordic Cuisine movement, Denmark has put itself firmly on the map for food lovers in the last decade. A wave of gastronomic festivals have sprung up around the country, but to get you started, here are a few of the best food and drink festivals in Denmark.

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