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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Hygge In Copenhagen!

According to multiple studies, the Danish are the happiest people on earth and they have Hygge! “According to The Oxford Dictionaries, ‘hygge’ is ‘a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being'. Others have stated ‘hygge’ as the Danish secret of happiness and work-life balance.
It was a great gastronomic trip as well as discovering this beautiful town, happy people, good food, bicycles everywhere and day light for very long hours. The best time to visit Copenhagen, June not cold but not too hot, breezy in the evening, Perfect!

Copenhagen has got cool & stylish cafés open all day. You can breakfast, brunch or any other meal.
·       Atelier September: Cool & Cute breakfast place, Bright with huge windows and communal tables. Sit at the window and look at the locals on their bicycle.

·      Granola, will take you back in time when you enter. It has this nostalgic feel of old cafés. It is in a cute street and you get great juices, cocktails…

·       Far’s dreng has 2 outlets in town, we went to the one near the museums as we then visited the Design museum. It has the best Matcha I have ever had and the yummiest heart waffles. Cool vibes and great food.

We had a wonderful gastronomic experience and it is a very vegetarian friendly place.
·      Veve, Haute vegetarian cuisine offering a tasting menu, it is situated in a former bread factory. Sophisticated dishes, in this place which is the vegetarian sister of the Michelin starred Kin Kin – The only Thai restaurant in Europe with a Michelin star. Veve was very special and wonderful, we had the snack in their lounge and then moved to our table. 

·      Sanchez: The pastry chef at world known Noma opened a take away taqueria Hija De Sanchez in 2015 in the meatpacking district. Recently she opened a second location: Sanchez in a hip area. It has more seating and full courses menu. Great Mexican food from this genius chef.

·      Manfreds: From farm to table is located in another cool area. Diversity in the menu, take the advice and have the chef’s choices menu.

Of course Copenhagen wasn't only good food but also great museums and beautiful spaces.
·      Tivoli, the world’s second oldest attraction park ( the first is also in Denmark) is breathtaking and served as inspiration to Walt Dysney and to  the Danish author the one and only Chris Andersen.

·      The Little Mermaid, based on the fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen, the small statue is a  Copenhagen icon.

·      Design museum is housed in what was the royal hospital and has large collections of art & design form Art Nouveau to contemporary Danish Design.

Superkilen is an urban park with different areas and urban objects from different part of the world. The park is in a multicultural area where you can find around 50 different nationalities.


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