• On winter blues

    Anya Jensen 24th February 2017

    On winter blues; not that I have the blues, but I do have a strong longing for sunshine and spring – so I will delight myself and you with some picture from a frosty walk, we had the other weekend around Charlottenlund fort – an ancient fort from 1836 built to protect Copenhagen if there was an attack from the water. The fort is still majestic and a favorite place for a…

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  • Cisternerne – the underground caves in Copenhagen

    Anya Jensen 11th July 2016

    The Cisterns are the long forgotten water reservoirs deep under the streets of Copenhagen, that once upon a time,  supplied the Danish capital with drinking water, and could hold as much as 16 million litres of clean water. The Cisterns were supplying Copenhagen for more than…

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  • Chilled summer living in Copenhagen

    Anya Jensen 5th July 2016

    Even though the summer is having a bit of a laugh here in good old Denmark – by literally drenching us on a daily basis, I still love Summer and the long bright days, and mild and warm evenings ( if only it would only…

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  • Tomatmad – simply Danish food

    Anya Jensen 24th June 2016

    One of the things the Danes are fond of is using fresh produce and making simple, but tasty food. We are well renowned for our Smørrebrød – you know the infamous Danish Open Sandwiches (more to come on the topic next week) but it is also very…

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  • Arty Birthday party at Louisiana art museum

    Anya Jensen 9th June 2016

    My oldest daughter turned 10 a few weeks ago, and in Denmark, you usually celebrate with your family, as well as your classmates. You either pick to host the party for everyone, or all of the girls (or boys) in your class, and that way…

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  • Hammershøi exhibition Ordrupgaard

    Anya Jensen 7th May 2016

    The other day I had the exquisite pleasure of attending an exclusive tour of the new ‘At home with Hammershøi’ exhibition at Ordupgaard – a beautiful museum located just North of Copenhagen. Even though I have grown up close by, I had never visited the…

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