“Descend, bold traveller, into the crater of the jökull of Snæfell, which the shadow of Scartaris touches before the Kalends of July, and you will attain the centre of the earth. I did it”. – Arne Saknussemm, excerpt from Jules Verne “Journey to the Center of the Earth” When asked what is the primary reason […]Read more "“Journey to the Center of the Earth”, The Snæfellsnes Peninsula, West Iceland"
For the past year, every visit to the bookstore section of travel guides, every extra penny saved in the bank, every day dreaming commute accompanied by the music of Sigur Rós , all are devoted to one goal alone, that someday, somehow I will bring myself to this magical land up North. I dream of […]Read more "Reykjavik, Iceland"
When I was building my Copenhagen itinerary, one of the places that was on top of my list is a day trip to the Northern Zealand, to the town of Elsinore (Helsingor) and to see Kronborg Castle or widely known as the “Hamlet’s Castle”, attributing to the fact that the castle was the setting of […]Read more "Kronborg Castle, Denmark"
The most unusual place that is often recommended to visit in Copenhagen is Freetown Christiania. A town made up of music venues, art galleries, homemade houses, known for its green, car free and most importantly an autonomous living, one that is completely independent from the Danish government, where one cannot simply purchase a house but […]Read more "Freetown Christiania, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen , Denmark"
Denmark is a great country to visit, particularly if you are a museum enthusiast. Within the capital city of Copenhagen, scattered are numerous museums that provide various experiences for every visitor, as long as you are a fan of art – whether its ancient, modern or contemporary. One of my greatest dream in life is […]Read more "Museums of Copenhagen , Denmark"
In and out of the city of Copenhagen are magnificent castles, palaces and estates that make the term majestic appropriate when describing the city. Considered as the world’s oldest monarchy, the royal residences of the past and present queens and kings are sights to behold, particularly for non-European resident like me, who often the closest […]Read more "Castles of Copenhagen , Denmark"
Copenhagen is the first Nordic city I’ve ever visited and it did not disappoint. The city is an essential mix of culture and hipness- it has castles, museums, theme park, port area and shopping district, all located within a good walking distance from each other. Everywhere you look, everything seems to be well-organized, and the […]Read more "Streets of Copenhagen , Denmark"