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The Danish design

The Danish design

Danish design became popular in the 40s and 50s, characterised by its elegance and its clean lines. Some of the most famous Danish designers are: Arne Jacobsen, known for the Swan, Ant and Egg chairs. Georg Jensen, sculptor and silversmith, creates household items...

The Tivoli Gardens

The Tivoli Gardens

The Tivoli Gardens is one of the oldest amusement parks in the world that opened its doors on August 15, 1843. Officer George Carstensen, inspired by the gardens he had met abroad, convinced King Christian VIII to buy the land where the Tivoli is located, as the King...

Nyhavn, famous canal in Copenhagen

Nyhavn, famous canal in Copenhagen

Nyhavn is my favourite place in Copenhagen. It was built in the 17th century by order of King Christian V. It was the port of entry to the city of Copenhagen for arriving ships. The area was full of sailors, prostitutes and breweries. Today, the canal is a mandatory...

The best tour to discover Copenhagen in 2 days

The best tour to discover Copenhagen in 2 days

Day 1 As the name of this blog suggests, if you are looking to enjoy the best tour to discover Copenhagen in 2 days, start the journey in the Little Mermaid of Andersen. Since 1913, the Little Mermaid has welcomed travelers to the port of Copenhagen. The bronze statue...

Copenhagen and the free city of Christiania

Copenhagen and the free city of Christiania

The free city of Christiania is one of Copenhagen's main attractions. The city was founded in 1971 when a group of local residents and hippies occupied a disused military base in the Christianshavn district. And the area became a free city, without taxes and...

Danish gastronomy, typical dishes

Danish gastronomy, typical dishes

Danish cuisine has its influence from French and Italian cuisine. Similar to Norwegian and Swedish cuisine, it is of high quality and uses local and seasonal products. Its reference is the restaurant Noma, by chef René Redzepi, in the city of Copenhagen, which has won...

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