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A Tale of Two Villages: The Faroese Forest of Kunoy and the Colorful Harbor of Klaksvík

After spending the night in Tórshavn, Matt and I drove to spend the morning in Kunoy and Klaksvík. We were going to take the ferry from Klaksvík to Kalsoy (it’s a lot of “k” names, so I’ll try to keep them straight!), and we wanted to make sure we got in line for the ferry early […]

One Day in Tórshavn: Walking Tour of the Colorful Capital of the Faroe Islands

Tórshavn was our second stop in the Faroe Islands after Kirkjubøur! Tórshavn is the capital of the Faroe Islands, and I loved all the colorful houses and harbors. Even though it’s the capital and a bigger city than most of the villages I visited, it’s still very walkable and you can see a lot in one day […]

Dragør: The Cutest Danish Fishing Village to Visit for a Day Trip from Copenhagen

BlogDenmarkPhotographyTravel / Sep 10, 2018 / 24 Comments

Somehow when I was living in Copenhagen, I never heard about Dragør, even though it’s so close to the city! I happened to read about it when looking for hidden gems in Copenhagen for my trip back, and I’m so glad I did. Dragør is the cutest fishing village I’ve ever visited, and it’s my favorite day […]

One Day in Helsingør: Hamlet’s Castle, Monasteries, & Colorful Buildings

BlogDenmarkPhotographyTravel / Sep 3, 2018 / 22 Comments

If you read Shakespeare in high school, there’s a good chance you read “Hamlet” and learned that it took place in Denmark (“Something is rotten in the state of Denmark,” anyone?). Kronborg Castle, or Elsinore, is where “Hamlet” takes place and it actually exists, and you can visit it in Helsingør! Helsingør is just a quick trip […]

Vesterbro: Exploring This Quaint Neighborhood in Copenhagen

BlogDenmarkPhotographyTravel / Aug 20, 2018 / 16 Comments

From Tivoli Gardens to Nyhavn, Copenhagen has some AMAZING sights that I can’t get enough of! But outside of the busy city center, there are there’s a quaint neighborhood in Copenhagen with cute houses, awesome restaurants, and even palaces! Vesterbro is probably my favorite neighborhood in Copenhagen, and I have lots of recommendations for things […]

Frederiksborg Castle: The Beautiful Versailles of Denmark

BlogDenmarkPhotographyTravel / Aug 13, 2018 / 22 Comments

I visited the castles in Copenhagen (plus Kronborg) when I studied abroad there, but I actually didn’t make it out to Frederiksborg Castle until my recent trip! Frederiksborg Castle is just outside the city, and this Versailles of Denmark is definitely worth a visit 🙂  Visiting Frederiksborg Castle Located right outside Copenhagen, visiting Frederiksborg Castle […]

Visiting Nyhavn Like a Local: The Best Way to Experience the Colorful Canal of Copenhagen

BlogDenmarkPhotographyTravel / Aug 6, 2018 / 18 Comments

If you’ve seen pictures of Copenhagen, you’ve probably seen Nyhavn! Nyhavn is the quintessential Copenhagen photo with its colorful houses lined up on the harbor. Since it’s so famous, it can get pretty crowded with tourists, so is it actually worth the visit?  Visiting Nyhavn like a local I’ll just cut to the chase and […]

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