Food&Drink

Rub & Stub: Turning Market Surplus to Resto Fare

September 30, 2013 olaf 0

Restaurants all over the world are known for wasting food, throwing away ingredients and leftovers without a pause. A concept restaurant in central Copenhagen called Rub & Stub is turning things around though, using produce and other ingredients that supermarkets would otherwise have thrown away to whip up restaurant-grade fare. […]

Movies&Music

Emmelie de Forest’s Tour Postponed Indefinitely

September 30, 2013 olaf 0

Emmelie de Forest’s win in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest has turned her into a household name in Denmark, which is why fans are surely disappointed over the postponement of her tour in Germany and Denmark.
The tour, which was set to start next month in October, has been cancelled indefinitely with Emmelie posting the announcement on her Facebook page. She did not say when the tour would push through, but her post (written below) does indicate that she is still preparing for it. […]

Food&Drink

Going Veg in Copenhagen

September 29, 2013 olaf 0

One of the common misconceptions about Denmark is the difficulty in finding a good restaurant that serves vegetarian fare. While it is true that Denmark is not really a veggie-loving nation with most national dishes better suited for “omnivores”, there are actually plenty of places to that serve pretty good vegetarian food in Copenhagen. […]

General

C&A Fashion Retailer Opens Shop in Aarhus and Kolding

September 29, 2013 olaf 0

Everyone knows that Danish fashion is about making a statement through simplicity. In fact, you will find plenty of Danish brands and fashion designers making it big in the world stage. As such, Copenhagen has become a destination not only for tourists wanting to see the attractions but also for those looking forward to coming home with loads of goodies for their wardrobe, both timeless pieces and in-season ones. […]

Travel

Danish Travel and Tourism Report Shows Growth

September 26, 2013 olaf 0

A report published by Fast Market Research called “Travel and Tourism in Denmark to 2017” shows us how “the performance of the Danish travel and tourism sector strengthened” in the past year, finally recovering from the downslide of the past few years that started as a result of the financial crisis back in 2009. Though domestic tourist volume is still lower than the 2008 figure of 24.9 million, at only 24.2 million last year, the gap is steadily closing and is expected to be higher at around 25.3 million by 2017. […]

Travel

Zleep Hotel to Open Budget Hotel in Aarhus in January 2014

September 25, 2013 olaf 0

The Zleep Hotel chain will be opening a hotel in Aarhus next year, which is great news for budget travellers headed for the city.
Set to open in January 2014, the Zleep Hotel Aarhus will be strategically located near enough the highway, public bus lines, and commercial areas (Viby Centre). […]

Entertainment

Copenhagen’s Refshaleøen will be Transformed into a “Eurovision Island” in May 2014

September 11, 2013 olaf 0

Expect Copenhagen to be filled with tourists next May as it hosts the 59th Eurovision Song Contest from May 6 – 10. 
The announcement that Copenhagen will be the host city for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest came last week with Jon Ola Sand, Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest, saying, “Copenhagen is one of Europe’s most popular tourist destination and has what it takes to host an event of this scale.” […]