Tigers in Denmark … one day

My lovely friend I-Lyn recently returned from a trip to Denmark (amongst other delicious places) and as I looked (enviously) through her photos on Facebook, I came across one with a tiger passing in front of her car. Yes, go back and read that again, she was in Denmark, northern Europe, not on … [Read more...]

Happy places: Denmark, North Korea and Bhutan

Well, there's a title with three countries in you wouldn't expect to see together. This past week I've come across a couple of interesting pieces about happy countries. I've already spoken before about Bhutan's apparent happiness and that's still a country I'm keen on seeing, and I just came across … [Read more...]

25 years ago in Europe: Fun for kids in Tivoli, Copenhagen

As a child, I loved Copenhagen. And this is why: Tivoli. What I've just discovered is the second oldest amusement park in the world. If I remember rightly it was about to close for the winter when we arrived in Copenhagen, and I'm glad we were just in time. I wonder what it's like to visit Tivoli as … [Read more...]

25 years ago in Europe: Copenhagen sightseeing, can’t miss the Little Mermaid

My sister and I slightly unimpressed by the Copenhagen's mermaid The Little Mermaid is, apparently, a bit disappointing for some tourists. Like the Mona Lisa, she's a bit smaller than the hype built up around her.However, I'm pretty sure we were not that disappointed, or at least not as … [Read more...]