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Throne Changing Ceremony – a historic moment for Denmark

Throne change ceremony

Today marked a historic moment in Denmark’s royal history. After an extraordinary 52 years, Queen Margrethe II has gracefully stepped down from the throne, making her the first Danish monarch to abdicate voluntarily in over eight centuries. The air was thick with emotion as she signed the abdication papers, closing a remarkable chapter in Denmark’s … Read more

Recap of 2023

2023

Another year has zoomed by, swift and stormy as a thunderbolt! Honestly, I’m baffled at how the months have slipped through my fingers. It’s been a dizzying whirlwind of emotions, events, and a whole lot of happenings. Even this little recap is coming to you fashionably late, thanks to the wildest, most jam-packed two months … Read more

Ene Øjesten and the Future-Seeing Stone

Ene Øjesten

In a picturesque field in Børkop, Jutland, Ene Øjesten sits peacefully, encircled by grazing cows. Occasionally, intrigued tourists meander through the field to observe her. Legend has it that Ene Øjesten, while exploring the vicinity, stumbled upon an enchanted stone. This unique stone is characterized by its flat surface and a distinct hole at its … Read more

A Christmas Market Adventure: Exploring the Wonders of Basel and Colmar

Colmar

In the whimsical year of Corona, my dreams of wandering through the twinkling Christmas markets were dashed, much like many other grand plans of that year. But, undeterred, I decided to try my luck again this year, and voilà! I snagged some wallet-friendly flights for a weekend escapade to Switzerland. Over the course of two … Read more

A Perfect Weekend Getaway: Exploring the Charms of Stockholm

Stockholm

I visited Stockholm for the first time several years ago, in 2011, while traveling through Scandinavia on an Interrail trip after my Erasmus exchange. It’s hard to believe that so many years have already passed! I’ve been lucky enough to visit Sweden’s capital quite a few times over the years. Whether it’s for work conferences, … Read more

Hundested Sand Sculpture Festival 2023

Hundested Sand Sculpture Festival 2023

Every year, as the warmth of summer envelops us, there’s a certain ritual I cherish and look forward to – visiting the Hundested Sand Sculpture Festival located in the coastal town of Hundested, Denmark. Artistic sculptors from all over the world gather to create intricate, awe-inspiring masterpieces on sand. This year’s festival theme was “Once Upon a … Read more

The Soul of Denmark: Uncovering Skagen’s Summer Magic

Skagen

My boyfriend’s family cherishes a tradition every summer: they retreat to a picturesque summer house in various corners of Denmark. In previous years, we’ve soaked in the serenity of Hvide Sande, explored the charm of Ebeltoft, and wandered the beaches of Gedser. This year, we’ve settled our sights on Skagen. Nestled at Denmark’s northernmost tip, … Read more