Escape into a tropical wonderland at the Palm House in Copenhagen. The Botanic Gardens in Copenhagen are filled with beautiful plants, with stunning greenhouses to explore tropical climates. Lose yourself in the tropical paradise and dare yourself to climb the twirling cast iron staircase of the Palm House.
One of the first things that comes to mind when I say ‘Copenhagen’ is the colourful buildings and architecture. One of the most iconic spots in Copenhagen, known for this very reason is Nyhavn. The waterfront cafes and bars are bustling as canal boats float by. The waterfront starts at Kongens Nytorv to the harbour in front of the Royal Playhouse, and is lined with historic colourful buildings, and home to many beautiful boats.
One of the best ways to get to know the history of the place you are visiting, is by exploring the museums there. It’s a perfect activity, whether you are somewhere hot and escaping the sun, or the museum can give you refuge from the rain or cold. I always seek out the museums in the cities that I visit, to see different histories and understand their heritages.
With James moving to Denmark as part of his conservation degree this year, this was a perfect excuse to explore a new city. I’ve now managed to visit twice, the first in November and the second time in the February midterm break. I flew direct from Edinburgh – a quick 1hr30 flight. Each trip, I’veContinue reading “How to Spend a Weekend in Copenhagen”