The best way to get a handle on the Danish capital’s alluring mix of old and modern design, and its eclectic range of bars and restaurants, is on two wheels
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Need a hygge? Try Copenhagen for a happiness fix
With its startling architecture and world class food the Danish capital is all about enjoying the good life … at a price. Our writer is also struck by the story behind a statue – and it’s not of a mermaid
Two-wheel takeover: bikes outnumber cars for the first time in Copenhagen
Denmark’s capital has reached a milestone in its journey to become a cycling city – there are now more bikes than cars on the streets. Can other cities follow?
Bullets at the bodega: hygge and horror in Copenhagen’s cosiest bar
Rosengårdens Bodega is warm and friendly, but has its darker side: it’s the spot where the Danish resistance caught up with a notorious Nazi informer in 1944
An incinerator with a view: Copenhagen waste plant gets ski slope and picnic area
The Amager Bakke plant – designed by celebrated architect Bjarke Ingels – boasts that it will provide social as well as environmental infrastructure near the centre of the city. Can industry become part of the urban fabric once again?
How Copenhagen rejected 1960s modernist ‘utopia’
While concrete was being poured across Europe’s cities, Denmark’s capital found itself at a crossroads: would it follow the car-centric vision of grand boulevards and streets in the sky – or keep its citizen-focused design?
Copenhagen – Cycling
Thank you to Emma Artist who found this post so useful for figuring out some good spots to go cycling in Copenhagen.
Copenhagen – Foodie city becomes affordable
Food fans who have the appetite, if not the wallet, for Nordic cuisine should head to Copenhagen, where some of the city’s high-end restaurants are opening casual alternatives. While René Redzepi’s world-beating Noma relocates to Sydney from January to April, the team is opening a new spot, called 108, with more seats and a moreContinue reading “Copenhagen – Foodie city becomes affordable”
10 of the best ways to enjoy Copenhagen … on a budget
The Danish capital’s reputation for being expensive is not entirely deserved. With planning, there’s lots of fun to be had on a shoestring (if a high-quality one) and even great places to stay need not be out of reach
The foodie traveller … on probably the best pork sandwich in Copenhagen, and the world
Even those who have forsworn animal products seem to find it hard to resist a flæskesteg roast pork roll from Copenhagen’s Isted Grill