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Ribe, Denmark: Visiting the Oldest Town in Denmark and Exploring the Beautiful Walking Streets!

BlogDenmarkPhotographyTravel / Feb 4, 2019 / 20 Comments

Jelling might be the most historically significant place in Denmark, but Ribe is the oldest town in Denmark! It dates back to the Viking Age (so of course I loved it) so there are archaeological digs and historic spots, but it’s also a pretty town with beautiful churches and walking streets! 🙂 History of Ribe, […]

Møllestien- The Prettiest Cobblestone Street in Aarhus

BlogDenmarkPhotographyTravel / Dec 17, 2018 / 2 Comments

I’ve found the prettiest cobblestone street in Aarhus and maybe even in Denmark! 🙂 When I was exploring downtown Aarhus, I happened to stumble upon Møllestien, a cobblestone street with colorful houses dating from the 18th century. I didn’t see a single person there, so it isn’t a big tourist area, which is perfect for this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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