Recently I have started a goal of visiting something new in my city every week. So this week me and my friend Anne Marie decided to meet at Østerbro and start at the cafe Leckerbaer. Leckerbaer is a cafe known for reinventing the Danish butter cookie and adding lots of color and cuteness to their cakes. And while we were there, we went outside to eat our cakes and found this cute street we haven’t come across or heard about until this day. You can find so many places on Instagram but still be surprised by the places you find when you decide to leave your screen and just go outside and let yourself get lost a bit.
Meet my new favorite jacket. I saw it at Anthropologie US but it was sold out there, so I brought it from another website. All to find out when it arrived that the brand it’s from, Numph, is a brand located in my hometown of Kolding and with a base in my childhood city of Holstebro. What a coincidence, this jacket must be meant to belong with me!
Earlier this week I had the immense pleasure of visiting and getting a tour of the Julie Nielsdotter Jewelry shop in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen. And what an experience it was! Not only is the whole store infused with the most beautiful pink and gold tones, but Julie also makes the prettiest pieces of jewelry and has such a genuinely kind personality. Who says you can´t be kind and a leader at the same time? Julie embodies both things so well as she is a self-taught goldsmith.
So many years in a row I have seen people posting about the cherry blossoms, or sakura as the cherry blossoms are also known as, at Bispebjerg Cemetery in Copenhagen but I have never had to chance to see them before this year. So for weeks I couldn’t help but count down to their peak season and last week it finally came. I went there to see them for the first time Friday afternoon last week but it was so crowded that I decided to come back the following Monday morning where I woke up a little before 6am to bike 22 kilometres (to Bispebjerg and home again) just to enjoy these magical flowers for myself. The cherry blossoms are so beautiful but sadly they only bloom for 2-3 weeks so you have to be quick in order to see them bloom. During their peak season around 150.000 people go to see the vibrant flowers at Bispebjerg Cemetery so the place can get really crowded during the day.Read More
Just because you live somewhere doesn’t mean there never is more to see or that you cannot be a tourist in your own city so exploring the city of Copenhagen is just what I did yesterday when a friend travelled to visit. And here are some of my favorite finds – some old and some just discovered. For more places in Copenhagen see my first travel guide here.
Do you have one of those places in your city/country/nearby you feel like you just have to show someone when they visit you? I have for sure. And for me that place is Copenhagen. So when one of my non-Danish friends visited I took her to Copenhagen and where I took her, I want to take you as well. So if you are going to Copenhagen soon be sure to see some of these places yourself. Some of the places are classics and over-touristy, others are small, hidden gems located outside of the regular tourist spots. So here are my recommendations: Read More