Nyhavn Canal at sunset, Copenhagen, Denmark

First Stop on Your Denmark Vacation… Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen

“Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen…” As this popular song from the film, Hans Christian Andersen, starts, you will definitely find Copenhagen to be wonderful and also well worth spending time in on your Denmark vacation.  On any visit to Copenhagen, I am reminded somewhat of Amsterdam. It could be the canals, the bicycles, the world-famous beers. However, […]

Oslo, Norway

Scandinavia: A Comprehensive Selection of Travel Ideas for Your Northern Europe Vacation

Few destinations blend old and new as seamlessly as Scandinavia. Visitors on a Northern Europe vacation quickly discover why Norway, Sweden, and Denmark – the three countries that make up Scandinavia – lead the world in innovation, sustainability, and happiness. Celebrating their rich past even as they focus on the future, Scandinavia’s capital cities, Oslo, […]

Couple in Stortorget Big Square in Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden

Road-Testing the World’s Most Liveable Cities for 2016 (as Travel Destinations!)

They’re great to live in, but would you want to visit? The phrase “most liveable city” pops up in headlines several times a year as numerous agencies including The Economist, EIU, and Mercer all announce their favourites. While totally subjective, the winners are usually compact, well-organized, very walkable, and offer plenty of culture and a […]

Old Town Pier of Bryggen in Bergen, Norway

Explore Scandinavia, Absolute Beauty in Northern Europe

Visitors to Northern Europe quickly discover why Norway, Sweden, and Denmark lead the world in innovation, sustainability, and happiness. Celebrating their rich past, even as they focus on the future, Scandinavia’s capital cities, Oslo, Stockholm, and Copenhagen are ideal spots for a cultural holiday. Travellers to Norway may be pining for the fjords, but it’s […]