A local’s guide to Copenhagen: 10 top tips

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

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

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?