Posts filed under: Europe

  • paris pere lachaise
I spent 4 days in Paris in October. This is the first time I’ve been in Paris properly, and I’m so happy that I finally went. I was so incredibly...
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  • tonder festival denmark
Tonder is essentially something that you should experience yourself. Hear the music, eat the food, dance to fiddles and bodhrans at 3 AM in the mud. I’ve been visiting this...
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  • luebeck germany
In December last year I went to Lübeck, Germany mainly to see their gorgeous Christmas market. It turns out though that Lübeck is also a very pretty city outside its...
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  • trastevere rome
I wrote down any and everything I spent money on when I was in Italy for two weeks, because I wanted to be able to tell more accurately what my...
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  • kilmainham dublin
On a beautiful, clear and very cold morning I found a bus that would take me from midtown out to Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. This was my final morning in...
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  • tuscany pitigliano
I spent two weeks working my way down the west coast of Italy, more or less. I started in Florence and ended in Rome, and I truly had the best...
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  • dublin guinness
The Guinness Store House was one of the things I had been looking forward to the most on my Dublin visit. I LOVED this experience! I arrived a little after noon...
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  • trastevere rome
I came back for one last day in Rome before leaving for home. For this day I had decided that I wanted to properly explore the part of town known...
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  • dublin
I set out early from the hostel and headed straight with detours to Trinity College to see the famed Book of Kells. I had some trouble finding the place initially, mostly because...
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  • pompei italy
Seeing Pompei is one of those things that I’ve been wanting to do since.. well, almost as long as I can remember! The idea of a 2000 year old city...
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  • dublin
First views of Dublin was from the upper floor of the 747 bus from the airport. It was a clear day, something I definitely hadn’t expected from Ireland. I guess...
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  • lübeck
I’ve heard stories from my parents and friends about how lovely it is in Lübeck, and how beautiful the Christmas market was. When I suddenly spotted a gap in my calendar...
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  • old town aarhus
In the late half of November I went with a dear old friend to Den Gamle By – The Old City in Aarhus, Denmark. This is a sizeable venue made...
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  • positano italy
Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone. – John Steinbeck The original plan was...
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  • dublin ha'penny bridge
Postcard from Dublin! I spent 2 wonderful days in Dublin, but first I just wanted to share the gorgeous Christmas lights that were all over the city. No matter where...
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  • tuscany
I elected to take the long route from Siena to Pitigliano, driving along the smaller, secondary roads in rural Tuscany rather than taking the highway most of the way. It...
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Ah, Rome! I like you very, very much. Why? Because of the broad, airy streets with tall, stately houses; because everywhere you turn there’s a statue, a church, a gigantic...
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Driving out of Florence wasn’t as scary as I thought it would be – it is an Italian city after all – but there wasn’t much traffic and the roads were...
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  • manarola cinque terre
I more or less closed my eyes and just picked a random place to stay in Cinque Terre, as all the villages seem to have a singular charm of their...
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  • florence
My interest in Florence was piqued after I read Inferno by Dan Brown – why deny it. Therefore, my points of interest very much coincided with the places mentioned in...
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  • anholt
I spent a weekend with a good friend from way back on the island of Anholt, which is, she informed me, the place that is furthest away from anything else...
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  • carlsberg copenhagen
Carlsberg Brewery lies in Valby, Copenhagen, and the place is open every day to the public. You can go for the exhibition and brewery tour (guided or non-guided), take a...
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  • stockholm
I had made the rookie mistake of picking the airport furthest away from the city, but as Google Maps told me I could still get to the central station in...
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  • copenhagen
Louisiana is a modern art museum located in Humlebæk half an hour north of Copenhagen. The drive there is very pretty, and the museum itself is located right at the...
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  • colosseum
Wednesday Finally booked my next big(ish) outing, where this time I’m going to Italy for a 2 week combined rail- and roadtrip. I am so excited that I am this (two...
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  • prague
Prague is a city that has been on my bucket list for quite a while now, so I was so happy to finally go there. My top priorities while there...
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