Walk to the Kastellet The last full day of my trip to Copenhagen; this is a beautiful city that I hope to return to in the next couple of years or sooner (wink wink). This was the furthest North I have ever been on the ground; polar flights don’t count, and the first trip to… Continue reading Day 7: The Kastellet and Harbor
Introduction Today’s plan was to shop at the Freetown Christiania Christmas Market. I was told that this market focused more on locally sourced handmade items than mass-produced Chinese garbage, that exists in many of Copenhagen’s. I had a few hours to walk there before the market opened, so I chose a path that included Københavns… Continue reading Day 6: Walking Copenhagen Harbor to Christiania Christmas Market
Introduction It is Thursday, and there are only two full days left in Copenhagen; before my Sunday return home, I figure it is time to get one of the things I wanted to do off my list: go to Malmö, Sweden, check it out, and check out the Turning Torso building. Against the advice of… Continue reading Day 5: Malmö, More Like Malnö!
Introduction “I am aware that Day 3 comes before Day 4, but at the moment I am not feeling up to writing about Day 3. Perhaps I will write about it later. My initial plan for the day was to visit churches and get some nice pictures, unfortunately, only Trinitatis Church was open. The weather… Continue reading Day 4, La Glacé, Trinitatis Church, and other Exciting stuff
Introduction Started today, with no real plan, wanted to see some typical neighborhoods of Copenhagen and how the local people live, so I took a left out of the hotel and wandered a bit, eventually looping around the historic city center. Copenhagen Lakes and Frederiksberg Just to the west of Central Copenhagen are 3 man-made… Continue reading Day 2: Walking around Copenhagen with no particular place to go
Introduction I took a quick 1-week trip to Copenhagen, I got a fantastic deal and could not say no. My wife refused to join me for this one because “it will be too cold”. I had a few hours before my room would be ready, so I opted for a walk to The Little Mermaid.… Continue reading Beautiful Copenhagen, Day 1 The Little Mermaid Trek
Introduction I never intended to write this article, until I experienced some major writer’s block on the final Olomouc article. I knew of the Stolpersteine or Stumbling Stones, but had never seen any until our visit to Olomouc. The Writer’s block was caused by some photos of Stolpersteine, three of them in particular, EVA MAYEROVA,… Continue reading Stolpersteine
I wish we had planned a little better and attended, but we still had a great day. When we walked by, it was crazy busy. Introduction The Olomouc Flower Show, known as “Flora Olomouc,” is a significant horticultural exhibition that showcases the captivating beauty of nature in the historical city of Olomouc, located in the… Continue reading Beautiful Flora Olomouc
This article explores the debate around which city is the most central in Europe.
Stork Stalking Ok, I need to fill in a little backstory here. I have a Czech friend from Hranice, who’s ears I have tortured for a few years now in my feeble attempt to learn the Czech language. She told me stories of the town where she grew up, Hranice. One of the stories she… Continue reading Stork Stalking in Hranice Thursday 20 April