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Tag Archive: Copenhagen

copenhagen city guide

By Marlene | Published: 4. July 2019
When a friend asked me a few weeks ago to share some tips for a weekend in Copenhagen, I thought: I should write down my dozen or so favourites for the blog (and future reference). A dozen quickly turned into around 50. This city makes it easy to keep finding places to love and share. So, here they are – my evergreens and some great new (summer) hits. [...]

at home with theresa rand

By Marlene | Published: 27. March 2018
Out of everything I’ve discovered renovating an apartment – building work will take approximately six months longer than expected, three visits to Ikea in one day is two visits too many, it is impossible to get rid of the last moving box – the thing has made me particularly crazy is how difficult it is to find beautiful bedside tables. (If you think „crazy“ [...]

my copenhagen | cecilie

By Marlene | Published: 12. November 2015
It might be my genes, but visiting Copenhagen makes me feel like I’m going home, even though I’ve never lived there. I met Cecilie on one of my last trips when we worked together on a story I wrote. Once we got chatting, I knew that I wanted to ask her for her personal city guide to Copenhagen. She works as the head of PR for the Danish Fashion Institute [...]


By Marlene | Published: 4. February 2013
After the shows in Stockholm and Copenhagen I'm back in Berlin and back from the parallel universe that is "fashion week". I really did feel like an alien some of the time. It's not that it doesn't seem like a pure luxury to me to look at nothing but clothes for five days and seriously think about what trouser length will be "important" next season. To eat [...]

b56 store

By Marlene | Published: 10. October 2012
Whenever anybody would ask me for travel tips for Copenhagen, I had to secretly ask my friends there for help. I might be (half) Danish. But as much as I love Copenhagen, I hadn't been to the city for more than a few days at a time since I was a teenager (and nobody ever asks me for tips on where to buy cheap beer). I finally couldn't resist my memories of [...]