Here’s a little recent background to this post for ya…
I recently was having a conversation with someone at work who had recently got back from a weekend in Stockholm (fyi – I love Stockholm) and she mentioned that she was attempting to do 30 countries before 30.
Long story short, I am hooked on the thought and have so far calculated that I have travelled to 14 different countries – driving through/layovers etc. do not count!
And it made me think about the amazing time I had earlier in the year in Copenhagen, Denmark and starting a travel series (mainly city breaks) on Balm & Blyss!
Basically I decided to surprise my boyfriend for his birthday and head on a 2 night city break to one of the happiest counties in the world – Denmark!
Flights cost less than your average train ticket, and with a greatly priced airbnb apartment we were perfectly set!
Copenhagen is a city that you can instantly fall in love with – I could literally gush about the city and it’s people all day long, but you have probably already heard the good news.
It has a very trustworthy, friendly vibe and has so much to offer for such a small city!
I would recommend getting a local map and just wandering about – it is really walkable in ALL weather.
[Nyhavn waterfront, Copenhagen]
[Nyhavn panoramic view]
[The old Carlsberg Street]
[View from the Round Tower]
[The most amazing airbnb find in Copenhagen]
On the subject of this Danish post, I just want to mention a book I have read called ‘The Year of Living Danishly’ by Helen Russell. Such an amazing book that I actually never wanted to end whilst reading it. It was really interesting and insightful in look at the way of Danish life from a British expat’s perspective – it has even encouraged me to start learning Danish!! Thinking of doing a full book review style post and maybe another on the ‘hygge’ concept which i am already in love with!
Let me know if you have any hygge tips!
p.s….next stop Krakow so please share restaurants/things to do tips!