Strolling Through Copenhagen

My time in Copenhagen, Denmark, was short, but I did what I usually do when I’m visiting a new city: I wandered and took photos. These are photographs of some of the city’s urban sights.   Bonus Photo! Spotted at the train station.

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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 […]

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Taking it Easy in Kalmar, Sweden

The slogan on the official visitor’s guide states that Kalmar, Sweden, is “for leisure and pleasure.” I get it. Situated beside the Baltic Sea, it is a chill city. Easy to walk. Fascinating history. Friendly folks. Kalmar Castle is a primary attraction. As the website states, its origins date to the 12th Century, and it’s one of the best preserved […]

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Stockholm: Water and Green Spaces

Stockholm, Sweden, was our arrival point for a nearly two-week study abroad experience with the University of North Alabama in May. Almost immediately, I felt at ease in the city. Not only was it my first visit to Sweden, it was my first trip to Scandinavia. Our stay was brief — just a couple of days […]

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