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Posts from the ‘Denmark’ Category

  • April 13, 2012
    Han is the brother of The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen

    The Little Mermaid of harbor town Helsingor, in Denmark, is soon to get her brother called Han. To be placed on June 2, 2012, this is another reason to visit Copenhagen. Han, as the stainless steel sculpture, will close its eyes for a split second every hour, which is sure to drive tourists crazy. The […]


  • June 22, 2011
    Expedia unveils European brand identity with new advertising campaign

    LONDON, United Kingdom, June 22, 2011: Expedia, the world’s leading online travel agent, is launching today its new European brand advertising campaign. The campaign marks the start of a new era for the brand as it rolls out its Expedia Everywhere strategy. Expedia Everywhere encompasses a series of transformational initiatives to deliver increasingly personalised travel […]


  • March 22, 2011
    Airports will track your Wi-Fi soon

    Across most of the airports in the world one can see the same routine much like other airports – passengers hurrying through the terminal, waiting in security lines or lingering at the duty-free shops. But at Copenhagen International Airport, a Geneva-based company, SITA, 860 miles away, is tracking passengers by their phones’ Wi-Fi. Stephane Cheikh, […]


  • May 27, 2010
    Iceland Express deal – Newark to Europe for $399

    Iceland Express just announced sale fares to seven European countries in June for $399 roundtrip, including taxes. Fly from Newark to Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Poland, England, Norway and Luxembourg. All flights stop over in Reykjavik, Iceland. Click here for reservations Route: From Europe to United States, or vice versa. – Destinations in Europe: Aalborg, Berlin, […]


  • April 19, 2010
    Lonely Planet offers free iPhone city guides (limited time offer)

    In response to the widespread chaos caused by the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano, Lonely Planet is offering 13 of its European iPhone guides free. ‘Travellers stuck in unfamiliar places need access to practical information as well as suggestions on what to do whilst stranded’, said Tom Hall, Lonely Planet Travel Editor. ‘That’s why we’re […]


  • April 15, 2010
    Flights across North Europe cancelled, U.S. cancel Europe flights

    Many flights across Europe were cancelled as a spreading cloud of volcanic ash headed south from Iceland and closed many airspaces. Flights have also been disrupted in Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Russia and Finland. Finnair said air traffic had been shut down in northern parts of Finland, while air traffic has been suspended in northern […]


  • April 12, 2010
    World’s best subways

    Metros are high capacity, high frequency, urban electric transport railway systems. Also known as the subway, underground, and tube, they are distinguished by being separated from all other types of traffic, pedestrians included. When it comes to energy consumption and space occupancy, metros are among the most efficient means of transportation. In 2006, 155 million […]


  • July 9, 2009
    Getting to and around in Scandinavian capitals

    Scandinavia is a historical and geographical region in northern Europe that includes, and is named after, the Scandinavian Peninsula. It consists of the kingdoms of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark; some authorities argue for the inclusion of Finland and Iceland, in Scandinavia the term is, however, used unambiguously for Denmark, Norway and Sweden, which share a […]


  • March 12, 2009
    Øresund Bridge – linking Sweden & Denmark

    The Øresund Bridge (locally called Øresundsbron) is the bridge that connects Øresund in Denmark with Skane, Sweden, in a total length of just over 10 miles (16,4 km). This is the road connection between the metropolitan areas of Copenhagen and Malmö. The international European route E20 runs across the bridge and through the tunnel via […]


  • February 26, 2009
    Scandinavia Trip – The idea

    Back in the days when I learned that the earth was round (almost!) and what this world was all about, (for some reason I don’t remember) I have been fascinated by Scandinavia. It always seemed to me that everyone went to Americas and “mainland” Europe but no one went to Scandinavia for a trip or […]