DENMARK: Visiting the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in July

Woot! Maerose here. This entry is about the well-known and most visited museum in Denmark – the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, which I managed to visit in summer with my Danish host family. Established in 1958 and named after all three wives (all named “Louise”) of Alexander Brun, the first owner of … More DENMARK: Visiting the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in July

KØGE – Home to the oldest dated half-timbered house in Denmark

Before Copenhagen, I would often spend my free time in Køge, the municipality to which Bjæverskov, the small town where I lived for 8 months, is located. Køge is a seaport and a market town for many years. Old and well-preserved houses can be found in the city, lining its medieval cobbled streets. In fact, … More KØGE – Home to the oldest dated half-timbered house in Denmark

Tivoli Gardens – Scandinavia’s most-visited amusement park and pleasure gardens

The Tivoli Gardens is absolutely one of my favorite amusement parks ever! Located right in the center of Copenhagen, near the Central Station and close to Rådhuset (City Hall), the park is the second oldest operating amusement park in the world. According to sources, it is the second most popular seasonal theme park in the … More Tivoli Gardens – Scandinavia’s most-visited amusement park and pleasure gardens

Copenhagen Sakura Festival – A feel of Japanese atmosphere in cold Scandinavia

Since 2008, people flock in Copenhagen in spring to enjoy the colorful Sakura Festival organized by the Copenhagen Sakura Festival Committee with the help of the Copenhagen Municipality, the Embassy of Japan and Japanese firms and cultural groups in Denmark. Thanks to the Japanese businessman, Mr. Seiichi Takaki, who donated the number of Japanese trees now … More Copenhagen Sakura Festival – A feel of Japanese atmosphere in cold Scandinavia

Post & Tele Museum – Denmark’s national museum of post and telecommunications

The Post and Tele Museum in Copenhagen is a nice place to visit after doing your (window) shopping along Strøget, the city’s major shopping district/street.  It is located on Strøget, and has a cafe on its rooftop. Housing the country’s largest stamp collection and the most important special subject library, it has gotten high reviews … More Post & Tele Museum – Denmark’s national museum of post and telecommunications

Nationalmuseet – Denmark’s largest cultural and historical museum

The National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen consists of exhibitions about Danish and foreign history. It calls itself a museum of museums, and contains artefacts from the different eras, from the Viking Age up to the 21st century. It was a fun-filled learning experience for me and my sister when we visited the museum one … More Nationalmuseet – Denmark’s largest cultural and historical museum