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    CAMPER LIFE?! – Pros’n’Cons and TIPS’N’TRICKS

    This will be a completely different post from our normal ones. 2020 was the year we decided to go camping for the first time, ever, with a motorhome – auto camper – Wohnmobil – Reisemobil – RV – a small home on four wheels ?. We rented the motorhome in Germany and were driving around in Germany for 12 days. This was truly a cross-border…

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    RIBE, oldest town in Denmark! City trip.

    RIBE is the oldest town in Denmark, it was founded around the year 704. Yes, 704! The inhabitants are called ripensers 🙂 In 2014 Ribe was chosen to be Europe’s Best Big Time Small Destination. This time we visited Denmark/Ribe to celebrate our daughter-in-law’s bachelor and then took the opportunity to explore the very, very old and beautiful houses in the narrow alleys and streets of…

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    HINDBÆRSNITTER!! Danish cake, including the recipe!

    This time we are sharing a recipe of a very, very typical Danish cake, the hindbærsnitter, or raspberry slices, more or less directly translated into English. But, so far we have only translated the recipe into German. Let us know if you need it in English too. This cake has been made and enjoyed since 1700-something and was so famous that H.C. Andersen often traveled…

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    RIVER CRUISE from Basel to Strasbourg and back

    RIVER CRUISE on the RHINE was not really an old and long dream, but we had sometimes considered a cruise on a sea. Then we took a quick decision one day, and booked a river cruise on the Rhine, with just 2 nights and including a visit to Strasbourg with its beautiful Christmas market as a highlight before returning to Basel. This could be, and…

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    Christmas trip to COPENHAGEN, part 2

    Getting up early is a good tip for city trips, even in Copenhagen, so off we went. Tivoli Gardens, the second-oldest amusement park in the World (the oldest is Dyrehavsbakken, also in Denmark), opened in 1843. Almost 5 million visitors come every year to admire the beautiful park with changing themes, this time of course Christmas.    The natural highlight this year is the almost…

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    Christmas trip to COPENHAGEN, part 1

    COPENHAGEN, part 1. We visited Copenhagen for another reason but still managed to be tourists as well. So here some of our activities and even tips for a visit to the beautiful capital of Denmark. Getting to the city centre from the airport is easy, just take the train to the main central station and you are there. A word about ticketing, this might be…

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    Summer in Denmark

    SUMMER in Denmark, finding and rediscovering some really nice and interesting places. The Sand-Covered Church is a 14th century church in the most northern part of Denmark not far from Skagen. Already about 1600 the sand dunes started moving and slowly covered the church – and even small villages, too. In the beginning, people tried to keep the sand away, at times even dig out…

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    TOP OF DENMARK

    From the top of Denmark – our home country. This is the very end of the mainland, called Grenen (the branch), where two seas; Skagerrak and the Kattegat Sea, splashes against each other. Fairly impressive, but don’t try swimming there! The food picture shows a stjerneskud (typical Danish fish dish, normally with 5 different types of seafood) from a fish café at the beach of…