Monthly Archives: October 2011

Off to Sight-Seeing

After an enjoyable night with an excellent meal and drinks amongst friends we started not too early on Saturday for our ultimate sightseeing trip in Copenhagen.


We went through the city, visited the city hall, passed the court and went down the main shopping street Stromgarde with many well preserved beautiful old houses.


At Amalienborg we could see from the flying flag that the Queen was home. Guards Continue reading

Danish Everyday Design

The first thing I noticed upon arrival at Copenhagen was the literally excellent design of the airport hall, very bright, a bit like a nave on the way to the exit.


Our hotel was beautifully designed too, the Clarion Collection Mayfair in Vesterbro – advertised as an elegant English-style with Asian influence decoration – could match up with our expectations.


Lobby, Rooms and dining area were well designed and a pleasure to stay in. Even the lamp in the dining area was of noticeable design and with great attention to detail.


Travel Equipment

When I was at the airport for a flight to Denmark the other weekend, I saw a new vending machine that caught my attention.


“Forgot Camera?” asked the advertisement on the vending machine just to make sure no one would overlook this wasn’t meant for hungry and thirsty travellers that passed the security check.


And indeed, a lot of travellers equipment was stored inside – cameras, mass storage devices, mp3 players, batteries – with all the smartphones and tablets people use these days, I wonder if those goods sell well…