Endelig! Den Kongelige Familie

OK, so I'll admit my main motivation for getting back on the blog yesterday was so I could post a million pictures of the Danish royals and a whole lot of resplendent horses today... The Belgian royals - His Majesty King Philippe and Her Majesty Queen Mathilde - are visiting Denmark this week, so I … Continue reading Endelig! Den Kongelige Familie


At være eller ikke at være…

Way back in August, and with half the Ashe clan in tow, we visited Helsingør for the first time. Better known as Elsinore, it's castle Kronborg provides the setting for Hamlet. We planned our visit to coincide with the annual summer Shakespeare Festival, because we are very cultured and learned (NB: I have never actually read Hamlet), but somehow … Continue reading At være eller ikke at være…

Spise godt

We have had a few really lovely culinary experiences in the last few weeks, making the most of Denmark's thriving food scene. A few weekends ago we went to Stedsans ØsterGRO, which as per their website is 'a restaurant placed in the greenhouse of Scandinavia's first rooftop farm'. Of course Copenhagen has a rooftop community garden, and of … Continue reading Spise godt

Jægersborg Dyrehave

Onwards to part two of our day of hire-bike adventures (we really did a lot that day - no wonder we all woke up feeling like a truck had hit us). Ordrupgaard conveniently sits just below Jægersborg Dyrehave, a mad deer park that is home to over 2,000 deer. It was a beautiful afternoon to be careering around Dyrehaven, and … Continue reading Jægersborg Dyrehave