Stuck on a small motorboat surrounded by other tourists, listening to a guide who’d much rather be somewhere else, could be qualified as one of my worst nightmares as a traveller. The endless picture-snapping, the guide’s lousy attempt at humour, not to mention the selfie-sticks, I hate it all!… Continue reading
“We have three major rules here: “no pictures, no running and HAVE FUN!”
I am standing at the entrance of Pusher street, the main thoroughfare of Freetown Christiania and talking is Nina, a 60+ year old woman and one of the first inhabitants of this alternative neighbourhood in Copenhagen.… Continue reading
When my friend and Copenhagen-resident Mariel asked me what I wanted to see in the city, I answered: “Anything really, apart from Tivoli and The Little Mermaid”.
Of course I wanted to wander along the oh-so-famous canals and I was definitely curious to check out Copenhagen’s alternative community Christiania, but I was also interested in the “everyday life”.… Continue reading