Travel With Me: Zurich, Switzerland

As the largest city in Switzerland, Zurich is a hub for both fast-paced global finance and laid-back relaxation by the water. Switzerland has a reputation for being extremely expensive–which it is!–but I managed to spend a few days in the city with Nick, my best friend from college, without breaking the bank. Here’s how you…

An Open Letter to Kraków

Dear Kraków, I didn’t think I believed at first sight, and then I met you. From the moment I arrived, sleep deprived from my overnight bus ride and frustrated by the Uber driver who ripped me off, somehow you just felt right. I quickly learned how to pronounce your Polish street names and which of…

Travel with Me: Aarhus, Denmark

Chosen as a 2017 European Capital of Culture, Aarhus is Denmark’s second largest city and a great place for visitors–especially those who love modern art. My trip to Aarhus got off on a strange foot. Standing at a bus stop mere minutes after arriving in the city, I suddenly looked over to see a man…

I Fell in Love with Odense

With a week to kill in Denmark before my friends would join me in Copenhagen, I set off for Odense, the country’s third largest city and the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen. It seemed like a nice place to spend two days exploring Danish culture away from a truly urban environment. All I knew about…

The Perfect Day Trip from Copenhagen

Whether you’ve spent just one day in Copenhagen or you’re a week into your exploration of the city, I highly recommend taking a day trip to see two of the area’s most famous sights: Kronborg Slot and the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Say “good morning” to Hamlet at Kronborg Slot Purchase a 24-hour All…

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What to Do in Copenhagen (When You Only Have One Day)

While Copenhagen isn’t one of the world’s largest cities, it has a lot of appeal as a tourist destination because it offers opportunities to satisfy a wide variety of interests. If you only have a short time in Copenhagen, I recommend this recipe for the perfect day: Start the day. Europeans eat relatively light breakfasts,…