Freetown Christiania in Copenhagen, Denmark

Our study abroad trip ended in Copenhagen, Denmark. We squeezed in as much as we could during our two-night stay. For the record, two nights in Copenhagen just isn’t enough time, but sometimes you have to work with the time you have. My wife scheduled a group visit to Freetown Christiania, whose inhabitants consider themselves … Continue reading

Ferrying between Sweden and Denmark

During our stay in Malmö, Sweden, we took an hour’s train ride north to Helsingborg for a day trip. As soon as we arrived, we wandered over to the ferry terminal to take a very short ride across the Øresund Strait to Helsingør, Denmark. The whole point of this activity was to take a ferry from one country … Continue reading

Urban Arts in Malmö, Sweden

Let me get straight to it: I would live in Malmö. This coastal city in southern Sweden, situated less than half an hour from Copenhagen, Denmark, is impressive. Cultural diversity. Great food. Easy to walk. Interesting history. Superb nightlife. Supportive of the arts. Kid-friendly activities. In fact, my wife and I are already talking about how … Continue reading