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Tivoli: The Enduring Park of Copenhagen and 16th Century Pleasure Garden

The notion of spending a day in a place as far away as possible from real life, has beckoned humankind for hundreds of years. Since the 1550’s, early day amusement parks known as “pleasure gardens”, have been a veritable source of joy and entertainment for man. Pleasure gardens, whose origins can be traced back to Ancient Rome were simply, gardens that were open to the public for recreation and Read more »

Pedal On: Copenhagen on Two Wheels

There is something about riding a bicycle that is synonymous with freedom – something that allows us to temporarily arrest our fears, worries, inhibitions and return to our blithe younger selves, where languid summer days and still nights meld into one.  That feeling of liberation and adventure reemerged last August while I was exploring the European city, often emphatically referred to as the “coolest Read more »

Copenhagen: World’s Most Livable City?

Copenhagen According to Monocle Magazine, Copenhagen is the most liveable city in the world 2013. “World-conquering urban quality of life requires the trickiest of balancing acts between progress and preservation, stimulation and security, global and local. Perfection is unobtainable but Copenhagen is striking one of the best deals right now." I surely became fascinated with this cosmopolitan city on my Read more »