Copenhagen: Hidden Gems

Published on Europe Up Close on 23rd June 2017:

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The Danish capital of Copenhagen is a bustling city that offers something for everyone. First-time visitors to the city might head straight for the Little Mermaid or the Tivoli Gardens (remember to book in advance!) and other often top sights in Copenhagen, but there are plenty of other places and Copenhagen hidden gems to discover.

For architecture aficionados, there are medieval churches that date back to the 15th century as well as modern constructions that push the boundaries of design. For food lovers, the Danish capital has everything from Michelin star-studded restaurants to tiny bakeries. And for culture vultures, there are numerous little galleries as well as bigger museums to visit (and here are some other great places to check out if you visit Copenhagen in Winter).

So if you’re heading to Copenhagen for the first time, or returning and want to see it in a new light, here are some hidden gems that you might want to seek out.

What to do in Valencia in summer

Published on Europe Up Close on 22nd July 2016:

If you can stand the heat, Valencia is one of the best European cities to visit in the summer.

As the third biggest city in Spain, the centre of Valencia has a real neighbourhood feel and almost everything is within walking distance.

And thanks to its array of attractions, restaurants and nightlife, there’s really something for everyone.

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Hop on for a Benelux Culinary Tour

Published on Europe Up Close on 22nd May 2016:

Rail travel is often associated with the hateful commuter necessity that we experience daily or the iconic luxury experiences that we only read about; but is there anything in between? Those were my thoughts as I boarded the Eurostar for a nine day trip that would weave me across Benelux – Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg – for a Benelux culinary journey.

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