Category Denmark

Blue and white

Because you can only go so long in a pandemic eating takeout Thai food and enchiladas without having enough smallish hand-painted Danish porcelain dishes to serve it on. And also they were on sale, so surely it would have been foolish not to carpe the diem.

Exploring Auckland

Sunday was my day to explore Auckland. I caught a mid-morning ferry to the CBD . . . . . . and made my way to the Auckland Art Gallery, which with its striking wooden awning is my certainly favourite building in Auckland so far. The gallery has an impressive collection of Maori art . […]

Wait a sec, there was more to Copenhagen

I just realized I never wrote about the rest of my time in Copenhagen!  Let’s see what I can remember… First, the towers were weird.  Well, not “weird”, but definitely different from what I’m used to seeing in France and the UK — more Eastern European feeling.  Gave the town a more exotic feel than […]

Sun and design (and then some rain) in Copenhagen

How exciting to explore a new city!  I’m staying on the north end of Copenhagen’s city center (Osterport), which meant I was not that far from two of the things I wanted to see first:  The famous Little Mermaid statue, and the renowned Design Museum. The walk to the mermaid took me around a 17th […]

I’m in Copenhagen!

Observations so far: Apparently there are no taxis at the airport. As someone who has found taxis in many airports in the world, I couldn’t find them anywhere here. So either they’re well hidden, or the Danes are very serious about public transit. The Danes are out late! I’m arriving at midnight and there are […]

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