What’s cookin’ Copenhagen?

Copenhagen Cooking is an annual food festival that sees some of Scandinavia’s best restaurants and chefs come out to play and show what they’re made of. Held in Copenhagen in late August / early September, the festival is a celebration of food, drinks, cultures and people. Here is a sneak peek at one of the…

The Pulse and Soul of Georgetown, Malaysia

Georgetown is the capital of the island and state of Penang, on the west coast of peninsular Malaysia. It was listed by UNESCO in 2008 as a World Heritage Site, together with fellow former Straits Settlement, Melaka. Georgetown is a historically and culturally rich and diversified island, with an eclectic mix of ethnic groups (Chinese,…

Trust me, if you haven’t eaten in Thailand you haven’t lived.

I had never been to Thailand before so when my boyfriend and I jetted off to Bangkok in early July I had distorted expectations, or fantasies, of what the peninsula would be like. I fully expected white sandy beaches and turquoise lagoons glimmering under rays of scorching warmth, heat that melts away your stress and…

A typical Danish summer day

This post is for anyone interested in visiting Denmark during the summer, and looking for a less touristy way to spending the day than canal cruises and seeing the surprisingly tiny little mermaid, or for those of you who may just be curious as to what a typical, warm and delightfully dozy (that’s a word…

12 Hours in South Zealand, Denmark

When summer spreads its warmth and engulfs Denmark’s borders a blossoming of wildlife and people can be observed. Gone are the dark and depressing days of winter, replaced by warm rays of energy that entice the Danes to get outside, throw off their clothes and pluck themselves down in a breazy, lusciously green park or…

A short, but sweet trip to Prague

According to Wikipedia about 2 million people permanently reside in Prague, and I could easily imagine there being just as many tourists in the city at any given time. I traveled to Prague with my boyfriend the day after Christmas (December 26, 2011) and we spent 4 days in the cultural capital of Europe enjoying…