48 Hours in Lübeck, Germany

48 Hours in Lübeck, Germany

Looking for a meeting point between our little family in Copenhagen and my in-laws in Hanover, Germany, we settled on Lübeck. This historic town seemed like the perfect spot to spend a few family days together while enjoying some European…

24 Hours in Gothenburg, Sweden

24 Hours in Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg is a charming little city perched on the shores of Sweden’s west coast, directly across from Denmark’s northernmost tip. Only 2 hours from Copenhagen, it’s a scenic ride away on the comfortable SJ train.  It’s small enough to be…

Fredensborg Palace: A Visit to the Queen’s Country Home

Fredensborg Palace: A Visit to the Queen’s Country Home

What’s more special than visiting a Royal Palace? Visiting one that only opens to the public one month of the year! And this year was the year I finally made it to Fredensborg, the spring and autumn residence of Denmark’s…

Hven Island: The Perfect Summer Day Trip from Copenhagen

Hven Island: The Perfect Summer Day Trip from Copenhagen

Copenhagen has no shortage of places to explore within easy reach of the city centre. You can visit castles, see real Viking ships, commune with nature, hit the beach, or cross the bridge to Malmö, Sweden. They’re all fantastic, and…

24 Hours in Historic Riga, Latvia

24 Hours in Historic Riga, Latvia

Earlier this year, I did something I had always wanted to do: jumped on a plane with a just a pack on my back, and spent a single day exploring a new city. Being from Canada, where flights are long…

Discover Copenhagen’s Festive Christmas Markets

Discover Copenhagen’s Festive Christmas Markets

Copenhagen, Denmark is a gorgeous place to spent the holiday season: the lights, the decorations, the food, and of course the beautiful markets! For a relatively small capital city, Copenhagen has plenty of wonderful Christmas markets to choose from. Here…

Toronto’s Nügateau is Éclair Heaven

Toronto’s Nügateau is Éclair Heaven

A little something sweet caught my eye while planning our long-awaited trip to my birthplace of Toronto, Canada – a perfectly purple éclair, topped with fresh blueberries and glinting under the bakery lights , called out ‘Eat Me!’ from my…

A Guide to The Heart of Toronto

A Guide to The Heart of Toronto

Toronto is an incredibly vibrant city, one that’s always had a place in my heart. I was born there, grew up in the suburbs, and my childhood memories are full of wonderful experiences there – taking the ferry to the…

8 Ways to Enjoy Summer in Copenhagen

8 Ways to Enjoy Summer in Copenhagen

With its historic charm, incredible cuisine, and undeniable sense of style, Copenhagen is a fantastic city no matter what time of year you visit. But there really is something special about Copenhagen in the summertime, when the sun comes out…

8 Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Stockholm in the Rain

8 Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Stockholm in the Rain

I had been dreaming of my Stockholm adventure since I found flight tickets and a hotel booking under the Christmas tree. It was now the end of April, spring – the perfect time to explore this charming Scandinavian capital I…