There are definitely more comfortable places to sit than on Hans Christian Andersen’s left knee. On top of that, instead of telling me a story out of the book that is resting on his right knee, he is staring over to the Tivoli, the famous theme park, completely ignoring me. Well, I can’t say that's good manners but I do understand why he is like that. Who even knows how … [Read more...]
A warm welcome in Copenhagen at the Absalon Hotel
I like warm weather. This fact should be apparent by the destinations I’ve covered in the blog, and the way that they rarely seem to include snow, or ice. Other than that trip around New Zealand, where poor timing meant we occasionally saw some actual snow. So when I booked my trip around a number of Scandinavian countries in March, it was with high hopes of a beautiful … [Read more...]
What the Segway? A tour through Copenhagen.
Every now and again, Loz fails completely. Like when we went to Copenhagen. He looks at me, very excited, beaming: “I booked us on a city tour through Copenhagen – a Segway tour!!” I smile politely back: “That’s great. What’s a Segway?” “A Segway! Oh, you know them – they are these big electric scooters where you basically stand on a little platform and drive around. I … [Read more...]