Outside of greenhouse at Botanisk Have

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,…

Monasteries and Castles and Palaces, Oh My!

My family arrived at the monastery in Belém on Sunday morning. It was the first thing we did after arriving in Lisbon besides dropping our bags at our hotel. We were exhausted, definitely, but we were also thrilled to be in a new place with nothing to do but experience its culture. The monastery in Belém…