The Danish climate
Apr26

The Danish climate

When we booked our holiday to Copenhagen, I was so excited. Then a few weeks later, I thought ‘what the hell are we doing going somewhere north of Britain at the start of April?’. We’re not sun worshippers, in fact some members of my family struggle with the heat, but a warmer climate would have been nice, especially after the terrible weather we’d had at home in March. As the holiday crept closer, we kept...

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Tivoli Gardens, Danish money and things to do in Copenhagen
Apr24

Tivoli Gardens, Danish money and things to do in Copenhagen

We recently got home from a lovely break in Copenhagen, in Denmark. Here’s just a few of the things we got up to. Tivoli Gardens Tivoli Gardens is a kind of funfair/ theme park in the heart of Copenhagen. As you step out of the railway station, literally the first thing you see is a rollercoaster. It is old-fashioned and quirky and very beautiful. From my point of view, it’s just a shame it has rides! I’m not a fan...

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Parkrun in Copenhagen
Apr17

Parkrun in Copenhagen

On our first morning in Copenhagen, did we rush out to do some sightseeing straight after breakfast? Or did we have a leisurely lie-in after a long day of travelling and take it easy? We did neither of those things. We did what we always do on a Saturday morning – parkrun! I’ve never done parkrun on holiday before (there’s only one in Cornwall and it’s a long way from Padstow). It all started when I was...

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Cycling in Copenhagen
Apr16

Cycling in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a really big cycling city, second only to Amsterdam, where we cycled a few years ago. So when in Rome (Copenhagen), we did as the Romans do and did some cycling. Cycling on holiday is a positive double whammy – it’s a good way to see more than you would see on foot and it’s a fun activity of its own accord. Win-win. Bike hire was very easy for us because we could hire them from our hotel, which is not...

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Silent Sunday 15.4.18
Apr15

Silent Sunday 15.4.18

 

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